Wharton Stories: Student Profiles

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

“The pace of technological advances is very likely to result in a new era in investment management. The future of finance will be more quantitative than ever.”

Why I Chose to Major in Quantitative Finance

Ahmad Thomas, WG’18, CEO of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, recently announced the 25×25 Pledge.

How this Alumnus is Changing the Face of Leadership in Silicon Valley

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

Joanna Gorin, WG’20, credits Wharton with helping her pivot to a business leadership role at ETS “to bring the best of science to customers around the world who are in need of effective solutions.”

How Wharton’s EMBA Program is Helping this Alumna Make a Greater Global Impact

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

Hicham Zahr, WG’16, credits the knowledge, confidence, and friends he gained at Wharton with helping him achieve his career goal of becoming a strategy leader.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Helped this Computer Scientist Transition to Consulting

Matt Stephenson, WG’11, founded his nonprofit Code2College after many years of working in finance and education. He reflects on the current opportunities and challenges in the STEM field, and how the Bendheim Loan Forgiveness Program impacted his career.

How This Bendheim Awardee Is Championing More Diversity in STEM

Wharton Social Impact Vice Dean Katherine Klein interviews Thilan Tudor — a Penn Med student — about why he joined an impact investing program and what he learned from researching a promising electric vehicle startup.

Integrating Medical School, Impact Investing, and Electric Vehicles