Wharton Stories: Consulting

While there are many student consulting groups and various feminist organizations on Penn’s campus, Becca Bean, C’21, W’21, and Sarina Divan, W’21, saw a gap in the intersection between the two and started a club to fill it.

Wharton Sophomores’ New Gender Balance Consulting Club Is the First of Its Kind

An eye-opening internship in Bangalore took Stephanie Wu, W’20, through the history of women’s roles in Indian society, and to the forefront of how those roles are changing today.

What This Undergrad Learned During an Internship Empowering Women Supervisors in a Bangalore Garment Factory

Student Robert Chen, WG’19, explains how a Wharton MBA can help “level the playing field” for first-generation college graduates.

How Wharton’s EMBA Program Adds Value for First Generation Students

Karan Dhruve, WG’18, came to Wharton for leadership experience to further his career in consulting. Wharton Dance Studio is one of the ways he gained it.

How Wharton Dance Studio Helped This MBA Grow as a Manager

EMBA student Robert Chen, WG’19, an executive coach at Exec|Comm in New York City, highlights takeaways about leadership from Mary Barra, CEO of GM.

8 Insights on Leadership from GM CEO Mary Barra and the Wharton People Analytics Conference

From playing rugby to landing an internship at LinkedIn and writing two children’s books, Emma Lonsdale used the resources of the university to maximize her time at Wharton.

How a Consultant Used Her Time at Wharton to Explore Personal and Career Interests

How do you balance work and life in Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives? Ask management consultant Akshay Mehta, WG’18, who finds time for a new baby, studies, and a heavy travel schedule.

A Management Consultant Gives His Strategies for Balancing Work, Wharton, and a New Baby

As a Social Impact Fellow with a background in consulting, Angelinda Chen, WG’18, is passionate about developing strategies for impact enterprises to benefit vulnerable populations while sustaining financial returns. Here’s what she’s learned about gender lens investing since coming to Wharton.

What This Social Impact Fellow Learned About Gender Lens Investing

In this innovation tournament, Wharton Leadership challenges newly formed MBA learning teams to generate impactful business ideas in just two days.

How The Big Idea Bridges MBA Pre-term and Academics

EMBA student Amit Sawant shares his four top takeaways from the recent EMBA Career Conversations event where he received targeted advice from alumni on his transition into a new area.

EMBA Student Shares 4 Helpful Tips on Transitioning into a New Professional Area