Alumna Marla Bleavins Shares Perspective on Diversity

Marla Bleavins, WG'12

On Jan. 15, we’ll be hosting a special Diversity Night in Los Angeles where a panel of students and alumni will speak candidly about their experiences at Wharton. We asked alumna Marla Bleavins, WG’12, assistant general manager of the Convention and Tourism Development Department for the City of Los Angeles,Read More

Student Rel Lavizzo-Mourey on Launching a Startup in School

Rel Lavizzo

Wharton San Francisco second-year EMBA student Rel Lavizzo-Mourey recently launched her luxury outerwear company called Silver Lining on Kickstarter. More than half-way to her fundraising goal, we asked Rel to tell us more about her “double bottom line” venture and how her Wharton experience is helping her build her business.Read More

A Day in the Life of a Wharton San Francisco EMBA Student

From the minute students arrive on campus in San Francisco or Philadelphia, their Wharton weekend is jam packed with classes and activities. Each weekend varies, but here is what a recent Wharton San Francisco weekend for first-year EMBA students looked like: Welcome Back: Friday, 8:00am While many students arrive onRead More

Jessica Ross Shares Her Wharton Diversity Story

Jessica Ross, WG'15, shares her Wharton diversity story

Second-year EMBA student Jessica Ross, managing director of cost transformation at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals in Oakland, CA, is looking forward to our inaugural Diversity Night at Wharton San Francisco on Nov. 20. In addition to serving as a panelist with other students and alumni, she says she’sRead More

International Trip to South Africa was “Enlightening”

Wharton | San Francisco MBA for executives student Jessica Ross recently returned from her International Trip to South Africa. We asked the managing director of cost transformation at Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals to tell us more about her experience on the trip. Here’s what she said: We wereRead More

International Trip to Spain Was “Amazing”

Raj Bharti, WG'15 in Madrid

  This year, second-year executive MBA students had four options for their International Trip: Indonesia, South Africa, Spain, and San Francisco. Raj Bharti, a student at Wharton | San Francisco and managing principal of Collaborate Consulting in Seattle, WA, said his international trip to Spain was “amazing.” Having recently returnedRead More

Six Lessons from an EMBA Journey

Kristal Dehnad juggled a lot during her time at WhartonSan Francisco. In addition to being promoted from director of charitable trusts to managing director of partner relations and programs at Stanford University, she also co-chaired Wharton’s Social Impact Conference and took a Global Modular Course on Conflict, Leadership and Change in Rwanda.Read More

Executive MBA Applicant Journey: Matt Boehm

Matt Boehm, an active duty Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, was on his way to attending another business school to earn his MBA when he took the recommendation to visit Wharton’s San Francisco campus. We talked to Matt about what changed his mind. Hear more about his executive MBA applicantRead More

Wharton Executive MBA Program a Good Bet for Gaming Executive

Wharton | San Francisco EMBA student Josh Kanter

When you think of Wharton, you might not immediately think of the gaming industry, but first-year Wharton San Francisco Executive MBA Program student Joshua Kanter says that it’s a great fit. The senior vice president of revenue acceleration at Caesars in Las Vegas explains that while gaming is a uniqueRead More