Wharton Stories: Community

Greg Wallingford, WG’19, was practicing emergency medicine while studying full-time at Wharton, when MGMT 610 inspired him to create a leadership curriculum for physicians.

How a Wharton Class Inspired This ER Doctor to Equip Physicians with Leadership Skills

Cheryl Tamas, WG’19, and John Tamas, WG’19, saw value in earning their MBAs, together, from Wharton to fill in knowledge gaps and accelerate their careers.

Why This Couple Came to Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives Together

The Successful Transition and Empowerment Program’s emphasis on fostering connection and building four-year community helps it stand out from other pre-orientation programs.

3 Ways Wharton’s STEP Pre-Orientation Program Impacts Undergraduates After Freshman Year

Created by students for students, the #OurWharton Podcast is bringing the Wharton community closer together by sharing little-heard narratives and valuable resources.

#OurWharton: How a Student-Run Podcast is Fostering Community on Campus

Integrating business knowledge with a liberal arts mindset is helping Dan Ping He, WG’19, towards her goal of enhancing community development through real estate.

This Real Estate MBA Wants to Create Better Affordable Housing

While classroom and applied learning are key parts of Wharton’s EMBA program, Laura Rivera, WG’18, found the network to be just as valuable.

Six Ways This Pharmaceutical Executive Built Connections in Wharton’s EMBA Program

“As the flight attendant announced we were approaching Ulaanbaatar, I wondered what I had gotten myself into.”

How a Health Care MBA Student Ended up in Mongolia for a Week

“Before getting my MBA, I didn’t believe I had the credentials for a CMO role. After Wharton, I felt a lot more confident that I understood the complexity involved at that level and was ready to make a change.”

How PetSmart CMO Josh Kanter Used Wharton’s EMBA Program to Advance to the C-Suite

From augmented reality to agriculture, these five Penn grads in the new Moelis Advance Access Program are taking risks their business passions before returning to Wharton for their MBAs.

Inaugural Moelis Fellows Share Why They Will Be Returning to Wharton for Their MBAs

How Wharton’s EMBA Program helped Kali Bhandari, WG’18, Camila Noordeloos, WG’18, and Autumn Huiatt, WG’18, launch a venture dedicated to solving gender inequality.

These Three EMBA Alumnae Founded a Startup to Rewrite Gender Stereotypes — and Children’s Classics