Wharton Stories: Student Profiles

Sulianet Ortiz Torres, WG’21, shared her diversity journey and the impact Wharton is making on her career.

What’s It Like to be a Latinx Student in Wharton’s EMBA Program?

Daniel Wu, WG’20, highlights the importance of showing how you will add value to the organization, setting expectations, and being appreciative for partial funding.

How this Alumnus Asked His Company for Financial Sponsorship

Sushma Taranal, WG’20, said, “This education opens doors internationally, and I have the knowledge, network, and confidence to be a leader anywhere.”

Why Wharton’s EMBA Program Was Worth the Commute from Denmark to Philadelphia

As senior advisor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office, Joe Andronaco, WG’01, is tapping into the Wharton network for innovative solutions to global warming.

How Wharton is Helping this Alumnus Tackle Climate Change

Senior Fellows Patrizio Cernetti, WG’16, and Jon Soberg, WG’09, mentor students working on real-world data projects.

How Wharton Customer Analytics Connects Alumni, Students, and Companies

Chez Uzoh, WG’20, whose kids were 5 and 2 when he came to Wharton’s EMBA program, said the keys to success are planning, communication, and prioritization.

How this Energy Expert Managed Work, School, and Kids with a Commute from Texas

Kevin Hanson, WG’20, shares six steps that helped him juggle his job at Google with school and toddlers.

How this Dad Balanced Wharton, Work, and Young Kids

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