Wharton Stories: Philadelphia

During Wharton’s EMBA program, Katherine Tan, WG’19, joined the Gates Foundation where she is achieving her goal of working at the “intersection of social impact and the private sector.”

How Wharton is Helping this Alumna Impact Global Development

Jennifer Jang, WG’21, an East Coast student, and Subhav (Bob) Mital, WG’21, a West Coast student, started the program together in Philadelphia, where they jumped into classes, made connections across coasts, and had a lot of fun.

Highlights and Surprises from EMBA Orientation Week 2019

Jason Lepes, WG’20, is combining his passion for food and cooking with new business skills to help grow the startup Foodkick.

A Passion for Food Led this Foodkick Co-Founder to Wharton

Mark Spector, WG’15, uses knowledge and tools from Wharton to negotiate real estate deals and lead development projects for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Impacted this Graduate’s Career at the Intersection of Real Estate and Government

“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

Ben Murray, WG’19, plans to use his Wharton MBA to efficiently scale his businesses in the film industry and beyond.

Why This Visual Effects Artist and Documentary Director Pursued an MBA

Raj Ratnakar, WG’05, comes to campus several times a year to mentor current students and talk to prospective applicants about how Wharton impacted his career.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Helped this Alum Transition from Software Entrepreneur to Chief Strategy Officer

Ettore Comi, WG’19, explains how Wharton’s rigorous admissions requirements, residential aspect, and leadership coaching set it apart from other programs.

The 3 Things That Set Wharton Apart for This EMBA Student

Robert Chen, WG’19, reflects on leadership lessons learned from the Marine Officer Candidate School.

4 Leadership Lessons Learned from Visiting the U.S. Marines at Quantico

From the importance of teamwork to better communication, Aaron Jacob, WG’19, values the “soft skills” he will take away after graduation.

4 Leadership Lessons from My First Year in Wharton’s EMBA Program