EMBA Stories: Government and Not-for-Profit

These EMBA grads are using Wharton skills to transform social impact organizations, and the Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Fund makes it possible.

How a Loan Forgiveness Fund Is Helping These EMBA Grads Sustain Social Impact Careers

“The network here is bigger and stronger than I ever thought. I have benefitted tremendously from Wharton’s history of developing thought leaders in all areas of business.”

How the Wharton Network Helped This EMBA Alum Enact New Legislation to Decrease Drunk Driving

That was a commonality I saw with myself and other classmates — we are all trying to solve complex problems and I could offer a different perspective to those problems.

Nuclear Engineer Shares Steps for Writing Admissions Essays

I get the ultimate chance to teach future business leaders about the need for sound economic policies, to actually tackle some of these environmental problems, and also explain that there are lots of opportunities to remedy them.

Prof. Arthur van Benthem Examines Energy and Environmental Markets Through an Economist’s Lens

I wasn’t nervous about making the decision to self-sponsor; I saw it as an absolutely worthwhile investment in myself.

Former CFO of Louisiana Makes Public/Private Crossover After Self-Sponsorship

Clients need legal advice that is informed by an understanding of business. It’s important to give advice based on the law, but to be effective, it is also necessary to help clients identify ways to quantify and mitigate risk.

From Attorney to Judge: Business Knowledge Enhances EMBA Alum’s Perspective in the Courtroom

Professionals who never before had the chance to mentor students now have a pathway to do that for young people. It was beautiful to start at Wharton.

Wharton San Francisco EMBA Student Launches Career Readiness Nonprofit

How a San Francisco EMBA Student’s Nonprofit Work Is Expanding Access to College Education

“I think even with digital convenience, nothing can take the place of face-to-face interaction with your professor and peers, being able to debate the issues, and ask questions in real time.”

Nonprofit Executive Followed Her Instincts and Her Own Path to Wharton San Francisco

You quickly realize that this is not a competitive environment. You are all making great sacrifices to be in this program and you stand to gain a lot more by being a team player.

Intelligence Analyst Says an MBA Increasingly Important in Public Sector