Wharton Stories: Student Profiles

After being “in the trenches” together for two years at Wharton, classmates are “the obvious first calls we make when we need advice or see an opportunity,” said Clay Andrus, WG’19, who now works with Nick Smith, WG’19, and Dan McCarty, WG’19.

Why EMBA Alumni Often End Up Working Together

“Other women have done this before me, and there was no reason I couldn’t do the same,” said Suzanne Shaw, WG’20, who commuted from Jamaica to Philadelphia for classes.

How this Mom Balanced School, Work, and Having Another Baby in Wharton’s EMBA Program

“There are tough moments, and you need to be ready for those. But I would go back and do this program 10 times over if I could,” said Neda Amanat, WG’20.

How this Alumna Balanced School, Work and Kids in Wharton’s EMBA Program

Maggie Tang, W’22, is avidly pursuing her interest in hospitality at Wharton, from starting a food podcast to writing honors theses on fostering creativity and positive culture in high-end restaurants.

This Michelin Star Restaurant Intern Is Pairing Her Passion for Food With Business

Barkha Saxena, WG’11, credits Wharton’s EMBA program with helping her achieve her goal of transitioning into the technology sector as a senior data science leader.

Six Tips for Women in Data Science from the Chief Data Officer of Poshmark

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

Hamid Hajian, WG’18, is using the knowledge, network, and confidence he gained in Wharton’s EMBA program to scale Zebel, a data analytics software company.

How Wharton is Helping this Engineer Build a Construction Technology Business

Jennifer Povlitz, WG’14, and Chris Pitzak, WG’07, say the shared EMBA experience creates a powerful alumni network.

Why So Many Wharton EMBA Alumni End Up Working Together

Sallie Wong, WG’19, who recently landed her dream job at LinkedIn, credits her classmates and career coaching with helping her realize her true potential and strengths.

How Wharton Helped this Finance Executive Achieve Her Career Goal

Linda Habgood, WG’98, helps organize virtual networking sessions for Wharton EMBA women students and alumnae.

How this Financial Services Co-Chair is Working to Support Women in Business