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Pooja Bansal, WG’20, came to Wharton looking for a career in Silicon Valley, but ended up finding the “perfect opportunity” at a classmate’s veteran-based mortgage firm.
How Wharton’s EMBA Career Resources Helped this Alumna Pivot from IT to HR
Tulika Garg, WG’21, and Wenshan Wang, WG’ 22 — who each received a $15,000 scholarship and one-on-one mentorships — talk about the value of supporting women in top MBA programs.
Meet the Wharton EMBA Recipients of the Financial Women of San Francisco Awards
Trené Hawkins, WG’20, program officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, credits learning teams and the supportive environment for her success in the EMBA program.
Nonprofit Officer Talks about the Importance of Learning Teams and Diversity at Wharton
Marlene Avitia, WG’20, says, “Diversity is important because it provides new perspectives. Wharton embraces inclusivity and creates a melting pot of people in the EMBA cohorts.”
How Diversity Adds Value to Wharton’s EMBA Program for this Strategy Executive
Sherry Ann Mohan, WG’13, says the EMBA program is an inclusive environment for underrepresented minorities. “Being in supportive spaces like Wharton helps me navigate in places where there aren’t that many people who look like me.”
How Wharton is Adding Value for this Finance Executive
Swati Chopra, WG’19, who received a scholarship from FWSF, says mentorship is “critical” to encouraging more women to unlock their potential with an MBA.
Wharton and Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) Team Up to Celebrate International Women’s Day
Kristin Kearney, WG’20, Yinan Yu, WG’20, and Min Haeberle, WG’20, say the keys to juggling school, work, and a newborn are planning, prioritization, and communication.
Having a Baby in Business School
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
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