Wharton Stories: Student Profiles

Emily Grossarth, C’24, W’24, may be a beach girl but she’s no beach bum. She founded the Penn Surf Club and runs a surf school for young girls in her Jersey hometown.

‘Surf Club Girl’ Is Riding the Waves at Penn

“We need to use analytics to help people understand why diversity, inclusion, and belonging is important but there are practical systemic realities that inhibit it, and why we need to re-code the system with first principles and new frameworks to make a difference!” said Shujaat Ahmad, WG’17.

How this Alumnus is Merging People Analytics with Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Speaking to new students at Orientation, Ryan Morley, WG’21, focused on the importance of giving back to the community to enhance their experience.

Why this Wharton EMBA Alumnus Advises New Students to See Networking Differently

MBA student Brie Groh is helping Wharton People Analytics asses how the workplace is evolving in culture and practice.

What Will the Future of Work Look Like?

An interest in consumer retail led Kaylee Tao, W’22, to opportunities and mentorships on campus and off.

This Wharton Senior Has Learned as Much Outside the Classroom as Within

Sarah Stuecheli, W’22, is the face of Wharton in more ways than one. The senior is a Wharton Ambassador, a Disney character, and a skier on Penn’s Ski and Snowboard Team.

From Gulf Coast to Ice Coast: It’s Looking Up for This Downhill Skier

Dr. I. Pete Hanna, WG’20, came to Wharton to bring more value to medicine by expanding his business knowledge.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program is Helping this Physician Impact Healthcare

Jay Bishen, WG’22, reflects on his internship at the Development Finance Corporation, a U.S. government agency.

Investing in Emerging Markets One Social Enterprise at a Time

James Flynn (W’22), Saksham Choudhary (W’23), and Nick Spizzirri (W’24) are part of a history-making men’s squash team at Penn.

Squashing the Competition

Coming from the Arizona desert and far from loved ones and all things familiar, Jake Rodin, W’23, didn’t know what to expect when he arrived at Penn. His Wharton cohort gave him a community, and he‘s paying that forward.

From Cow Penning to Penn: How This Undergraduate Found His Community