Wharton Stories: Entrepreneurship

“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

Vanessa Folkerts, WG’20 and Jason Chen, WG’21, won for their proposed e-commerce marketplace serving pharmacies in rural Kenya.

Wharton MBA Team Wins First Prize in Global Business Case Competition

Vineet Agarwal, WG’20, points to executive coaching and an innovation internship as examples of unexpected benefits.

Six Ways that Wharton’s EMBA Program Exceeded this Engineer’s Expectations

David Newell, WG’21, launched a free national vaccine-finder website to help find and book appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine.

How this Wharton EMBA Student is Helping Others and Giving Back

Lauren Pencek, WG’18, Michelle Chia, WG’18, Kelcy Walsh, WG’18, and Grace Uminga, WG’18, use their “Four of a Kind Podcast” as a platform to “empower women to start businesses and take bigger jobs.”

How these Four Classmates Created a Podcast to Support Women in Business

Scientist, founder, and business strategist Zofia Wosinska, WG’14, seeks to inspire more women in science to get MBAs.

Wharton Alumna Shares Five Tips for Women Considering an EMBA Program

Raj Bharti, WG’15, is using his Wharton knowledge and network to grow his Seattle venture, Lastmile Leaders, a delivery service partner business with Amazon.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program is Helping this Alumnus Scale a Logistics Business with Amazon

Dr. Aman Bhullar, WG’14, came to Wharton as a physician. Today, he is also an entrepreneur, angel investor, filmmaker, actor, and philanthropist.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Transformed this Doctor’s Career

Joe Magliarditi, WG’19, and Brian Nudd, WG’19, credit Wharton’s EMBA program for their ability to start a successful business during the current economic environment.

How Wharton Brought These Entrepreneurs Together to Launch a Hotel Business

From donations to delivery services for at-risk populations, the Wharton community is joining in the fight against the pandemic.

How Wharton Students Are Supporting COVID-19 Relief Efforts