EMBA Stories: Diversity at Wharton

Wharton MBA for Executives is committed to recruiting a diverse class of leaders and to creating a safe space for them to learn where everyone feels welcome.

Chez Uzoh, WG’20, whose kids were 5 and 2 when he came to Wharton’s EMBA program, said the keys to success are planning, communication, and prioritization.

How this Energy Expert Managed Work, School, and Kids with a Commute from Texas

Barkha Saxena, WG’11, credits Wharton’s EMBA program with helping her achieve her goal of transitioning into the technology sector as a senior data science leader.

Six Tips for Women in Data Science from the Chief Data Officer of Poshmark

Ahmad Thomas, WG’18, CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, recently announced the 25×25 Pledge.

How this Alumnus is Changing the Face of Leadership in Silicon Valley

Lauren Pencek, WG’18, Michelle Chia, WG’18, Kelcy Walsh, WG’18, and Grace Uminga, WG’18, use their “Four of a Kind Podcast” as a platform to “empower women to start businesses and take bigger jobs.”

How these Four Classmates Created a Podcast to Support Women in Business

Sarah Hassaine, WG’21, advocates to bring more voices to the table to promote cultures with positive morale and higher engagement.

How this EMBA Student is Making an Impact in Diversity and Inclusion

Passionate about giving back, Yezenia Ramos, WG’09, focuses on employee engagement within the corporate social responsibility space at Johnson & Johnson, and volunteers on the front line as an EMS worker.

How this Wharton EMBA Alumna Transitioned from Finance to Philanthropy

Wharton’s EMBA Diversity and Inclusion Officer Jessica Guerrero is committed to helping to “close the gap” between capabilities and opportunities for underrepresented minorities.

Why Racial and Gender Diversity is Important in Wharton’s EMBA Program

Pooja Bansal, WG’20, came to Wharton looking for a career in Silicon Valley, but ended up finding the “perfect opportunity” at a classmate’s veteran-based mortgage firm.

How Wharton’s EMBA Career Resources Helped this Alumna Pivot from IT to HR

Brittney Jean-Louis, WG’20, and Andrew Jean-Louis, WG’20, say their investment is already paying off with knowledge, perspectives, and career impact.

Why this Married Couple Came to Wharton’s EMBA Program Together

Trené Hawkins, WG’20, program officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, credits learning teams and the supportive environment for her success in the EMBA program.

Nonprofit Officer Talks about the Importance of Learning Teams and Diversity at Wharton