Wharton Stories: Clubs

“I applied to Wharton as an international student, so I understand that it’s always more helpful talking to someone that’s been in your shoes. I think having this programming is a great way for prospective students from Africa or of African descent to engage with other Africans at Wharton and ask specific questions about our MBA experience.” — Aramide Akinkugbe, WG24

Celebrating 30 Years of the Wharton Africa Business Forum

“I realized how extraordinary the past several months have been. The people I’ve interacted with, the insights I’ve gained, and the places I’ve visited are simply remarkable.” – Julian Fields-Jackson, W’27

A Wharton First-Year’s Reflection

“I hope my story inspires others to navigate their life challenges successfully, pursue their passions, and recognize that an MBA education is within reach.” – Sheila Xu, WG’24

In Honor of Deaf Awareness Month, Meet the Pioneering Sheila Xu

“We do a really good job at making Wharton Latino feel like home; for everyone, Wharton or not, Latino or not…[the club] is about finding a new home that cares about you and your growth.” – Leah Mizrachi, W’24, President of Wharton Latino

In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Wharton’s Latinx Community Comes Together

”We seek to steer the community to a place where Wharton students—undergraduates and MBAs alike—feel they have adequate resources and support, whatever challenges they are facing.” — Eddie Banks-Crosson, Director of Student Life, the Wharton MBA Program

Learn, Lead, Live: Inside Wharton’s Wellness Program

“At Wharton, you can truly customize your experience and tailor it to your goals. I realized there were so many things I could do and consider, but having my top priorities in mind at all times helped prevent analysis paralysis and maximize my time effectively.” – Sara Ganz, WG’24 and MBA Leadership Fellow

Back-to-School Wisdom From a Wharton MBA Leadership Fellow

“The beauty of Wharton is that you can be part of multiple communities; and for me, the AAPI community has been a backbone to my Wharton experience.” — George Iwaoka, WG’23

Nurturing Community: The Impact of AAPI Wharton Student Clubs

“I’ve gotten involved in two healthcare startups, and have really come to appreciate the lessons you learn at such an early stage of a business. I’ve also taken entrepreneurship courses, and even got involved with Venture Lab, two things I never saw myself doing.” – Sahiba Baveja, W’23

A Senior Reflects on Her Wharton and Penn Experience

“When I think of a Wharton woman, it’s someone who exudes confidence. This doesn’t mean you have to be the most extroverted, but someone who speaks very well and is introspective, thoughtful but kind at the same time.” — Madeline Donoghue, WG23

A Conversation on Community with Wharton Women in Business (WWIB)

“AAMBAA does a great job of helping people understand that Wharton is more than just a place a student gets an education, but that the School also becomes a community in that process.” – Marques Stevenson WG’23

Celebrating 50 Years of AAMBAA at Wharton