Wharton Stories: San Francisco

Here’s how Alana Hewitt, WG’19, uses Wharton’s curriculum and Scale School to benefit intrapreneurship at Amazon, which she calls “a company of 1,000 startups.”

How This EMBA Student Is Bringing Wharton Insights Back to Amazon

As gender differences in negotiation strategies narrow, Wharton Prof. Peter Cappelli advises women to rely on data to combat bias and persuasion to maintain strong business relationships.

Wharton Prof. Peter Cappelli on the Best Negotiations Strategies for Women Now

When San Francisco student Chad Liu helped welcome the East Coast EMBA class to the West Coast campus for Marketing Week, he strengthened his connections to the second network of classmates he interacts with as part of Wharton’s bicoastal program.

How This Student is Using Wharton’s Bicoastal EMBA Program to Expand His Network

EMBA classmates Bianca Gonzalez, NU’08, WG’19, and Janak Agarwal, WG’19, pooled their experience and their resources and launched a venture to combat inefficiencies in the health care system.

Three Resources These Student Entrepreneurs Used to Accelerate Their Health Care Startup

Prof. Kent Smetters, faculty director of Penn Wharton Budget Model and a popular professor, shares financial advice for EMBA students.

Why This Business Economics Professor Says Self Sponsorship in Wharton’s EMBA Program Is a Sound Investment

How Shujaat Ahmad, WG’17, made a radical pivot from strategy consulting to his passion for people analytics through Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives.

4 Academic and Coaching Resources this EMBA Alum Used to Land a People Analytics Job at LinkedIn

Tech manager and recent alumna Madhuri Alahari, WG’18, shares advice on surviving and thriving during the two-year program.

New Grad on How to Have a Successful Experience in Wharton’s EMBA Program

To fulfill her passionate commitment to education, Wharton student Cindy Dexin Liu, WG’18, GSE’18, worked with administrators, faculty, and mentors to become the first graduate of a new MBA/MSEd offered with Penn’s Graduate School of Education.

Three Reasons This MBA Student Helped Pioneer a New Dual-Degree Program in Education Entrepreneurship

Cindy Dexin Liu, WG’18, GSE’18, benefited from the close community and West Coast entrepreneurial network of Wharton San Francisco to co-found a Palo Alto alternative school.

How This Dual-Degree MBA Leveraged the Semester in San Francisco to Help Open a New School

Some of the brightest minds in business — and business school — shared these words of wisdom, and they’re not just for new grads.

The Most Inspiring Quotes from Wharton’s 2018 Graduation Speeches