Wharton Stories

“I left Wharton a CEO, and I’m not the only one. We’ve been brought into these positions because we now have the confidence to embrace our identities as leaders.”

MD & CEO: How the Wharton EMBA Program Helped This ER Doctor Launch an Award-Winning Luxury Sake Brand

“Yes, Wharton is a ton of work. But it’s 100% worth it.” – Marcio Oliveira, WG’22

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Is Helping This Student Hit the Ground Running at Peloton

“My advice to the next incoming class? You belong here. After WEMBA, you’ll realize there’s nothing you can’t do.” –Dr. Frank Igwé, WG’20

Meet Dr. Frank Igwé, WG’20, One of Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Most Admired CEOs”

We caught up with Colleen to see what’s new in career advancement at WEMBA.

Meet Director of Career Advancement Colleen France

“We need to use analytics to help people understand why diversity, inclusion, and belonging is important but there are practical systemic realities that inhibit it, and why we need to re-code the system with first principles and new frameworks to make a difference!” said Shujaat Ahmad, WG’17.

How this Alumnus is Merging People Analytics with Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Speaking to new students at Orientation, Ryan Morley, WG’21, focused on the importance of giving back to the community to enhance their experience.

Why this Wharton EMBA Alumnus Advises New Students to See Networking Differently

Steve Truong, WG’21, David Latshaw, WG’21, and Dr. Dan Sciubba, WG’21, teamed up in Wharton’s EMBA program to “fight cancer with finance.”

How Wharton is Helping These Classmates Grow a Healthcare Fintech Business

Dr. I. Pete Hanna, WG’20, came to Wharton to bring more value to medicine by expanding his business knowledge.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program is Helping this Physician Impact Healthcare

“I could have gone to another school to get promoted at my current job, but I came to Wharton to change medicine,” said Dr. Dan Sciubba, WG’21.

Why this Neurosurgeon Came to Wharton’s EMBA Program

Mercedee Renz Hutton, WG21, said the EMBA program gave her the knowledge and confidence needed to drive change. It also gave her the opportunity to interview Sundar Pichai, WG’02, CEO of Google and Alphabet, at graduation.

How Wharton is Adding Value for this ESG Executive