EMBA Stories: Women at Wharton

Tech manager and recent alumna Madhuri Alahari, WG’18, shares advice on surviving and thriving during the two-year program.

New Grad on How to Have a Successful Experience in Wharton’s EMBA Program

An accomplished mountaineer who has reached the North Pole, the South Pole, and all of the Seven Summits, Lei Wang, WG’03, spoke to a packed audience at Penn Wharton China Center in Beijing about how to reach your highest potential.

How a Wharton Expedition Inspired This MBA Alumna to Complete the 7+2 Adventure Grand Slam

“Being in this program gave me the confidence to make the case for a promotion.”

8 Resources This Seattle-Based Accountant Leveraged to Land a Promotion

Dr. Marie-Laure Romney, WG’18, is balancing Wharton’s challenging EMBA with her roles in emergency medicine and as a mom of three.

How This Doctor Took on Wharton’s Quantitative Curriculum and Grew Her Family at the Same Time

Why Jodie Yorg, WG’19, decided she needed an MBA to advance in her tech industry career, and how she’s making the program work for her family.

Silicon Valley Exec on Why Wharton’s EMBA Program Is Worth It — Especially for Women

Wharton San Francisco student Kali Bhandari, WG’18, has found plenty of ways to advance her interest in social impact and to bond with her EMBA classmates.

How to Give Back to the Community and Make Connections in Wharton’s EMBA Program

Julia Edwards, WG’17, applied to Wharton in San Francisco, then moved from California to Boston, then back again. Wharton EMBA was there along the way, from her classes and teammates in Philadelphia to the alumni network on the West Coast.

How This Pharma Exec Moved from West Coast to East and Back, Graduating From Wharton on the Way

“Going back to school as a single parent was a significant concern. But this was an important cause and I wanted my children to see me work towards my goals.”

How an Engineer Is Learning to Lead Across Industry Lines While Maintaining Family Responsibilities as a Single Mom

When Michelle Mighdoll, W’08, WG’18, was asked to open up a West Coast operation for the Lieber Institute for Brain Development, she gained knowledge and network through the EMBA program at Wharton San Francisco.

How an East Coast Brain Researcher Made Connections at Wharton San Francisco

“We were willing to go abroad and fight for American values, but now that we are home, we want to continue protecting those values.”

How a Former Marine Took on a Finance Role at The Washington Post and a Volunteer Role in Refugee Resettlement