EMBA Stories: Women at Wharton

Joan Lau, WG’08, wasn’t planning to become an entrepreneur — but the knowledge, network, and confidence she gained from Wharton’s EMBA Program helped her pivot into new ventures.

How Wharton Helped This Alumna Transition from Scientist to CEO

Jess Loeb, WG’20, came to Wharton’s EMBA program to learn about organizational change and gain perspective outside of her industry. “I want to grow my company’s mentorship program for women and also do more to encourage and support women in the interactive technology industry,” she said.

How This Software Engineer Is Taking Her Advocacy Work for Women to the Next Level

“I heard about the network during Orientation, and I thought it was probably all talk. But then I saw it in action, and it was impressive,” said Denise Carter, WG’19, co-founder of Quoin Pharmaceuticals.

How Wharton’s Network is Helping this Alumna Grow Her Pharmaceutical Business

Jaime Miranda, WG’19, relied on a structured approach to studying for the GMAT and working with a math tutor to achieve her goals.

How this Hotel Executive Prepared for the Quant Aspects of Wharton’s EMBA Program

“I really wanted people to find this safe place, this safe workout, because it’s low-impact. People can come and take a class if they’re 17 years old or if they’re 82 years old.”

Why The Co-Founder of SoulCycle Restarted with a New Fitness Venture

After giving birth to her first child, Flora Chang, WG’19, was committed to finishing her MBA “strong.” She says the keys to success are communication, support, and flexibility – and knowing that her education is helping her grow her family’s business.

How this EMBA Student Juggles Operating a Winery, School and a New Baby

Swati Chopra, WG’19, says mentorship is “critical” to encourage more women to pursue higher education and unlock their potential.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program and Mentorship are Helping this Student Achieve her Goals

Despite juggling a full-time job at Vanguard with a toddler and newborn at home, Liz Tammaro, WG’18, describes Wharton’s EMBA program as “worthwhile and doable.”

7 Ways this Mother of Two Found Balance in Wharton’s EMBA Program

How this EMBA Alumna Transitioned from the Corporate World to Venture Capital

While classroom and applied learning are key parts of Wharton’s EMBA program, Laura Rivera, WG’18, found the network to be just as valuable.

Six Ways This Pharmaceutical Executive Built Connections in Wharton’s EMBA Program