Wharton Stories: San Francisco

“Being at Wharton is actually a great time to start a family. It certainly takes a village – but you have so much support here. Wharton gave me more decision-making power and flexibility in becoming a mother than I would have ever imagined.” — Nancy Yuan, WG’24

How Wharton’s “New Parents Accommodation Policy” Supports Young Families

“As a Wharton grad, I feel prepared for any challenge because I have this community of people standing by me for life.” – Neha Rastogi, WG’24

Finding Lifelong Community in Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives

“These new concentrations allow students to further demonstrate their aptitude in multiple disciplines of business.” – Dr. Richard Waterman, Deputy Vice Dean for Wharton’s EMBA Program

Wharton’s EMBA Program Gains Two New Concentrations in Healthcare, Business Analytics

“I was looking for a solid, rigorous foundation in management, strategy, operations, and finance to help me make a larger impact in healthcare.” – Dr. Luke Day, WG’24

Advancing Healthcare Leadership in Wharton’s EMBA Program

“These are people with families, jobs, and lives, and they’re doing this program for the right reasons. They take the course content and immediately weave it into their professional and even personal lives – that’s what it’s all about.” – Professor Peter Fader

Why Prof. Peter Fader Loves Teaching Executive MBA Students

“My advice for prospective EMBA students is to focus on relationship-building as opposed to grades. When you go to your ten-year Wharton reunion, people remember the time you spent together and what you gave back to your network.” – Anand Raghavan, WG’13

From Engineer to Entrepreneur: Wharton’s Powerful Career Impact 

“The faculty are not just experts in their fields; they’re also mentors who want to see their students succeed.” – Brandon Cohen, WG’18

How Two Wharton EMBA Alums Constructed New Business

“My investors have told me that after I joined Wharton, they saw a difference in my confidence and ability to communicate the business plan.” – Qing Wang, PhD, WG’23

Wharton Empowering Entrepreneurs

“This is the kind of program you would never get to do on your own. I learned about leadership and teamwork from some of the most courageous people in the world.” – Siddhant Jain Jaiswal, WG’24

EMBA Student Shares His FDNY Wharton Leadership Venture Experience

“I like being there for students…I’m a real people person, and I love working with [those who] really do some soul searching throughout the two years they are with us.” – Fele Uperesa, Class Manager, the San Francisco cohort of The Wharton MBA Program for Executives.

From American Samoa to Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives: Meet Fele Uperesa, Class Manager of the San Fransisco Cohort