Wharton Stories: Leadership

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

The Cluster and Cohort system was designed with the hope that it takes a group of 864 and allows it to feel like a smaller community.

How a Wharton MBA Cluster Is Built

The impact of the Beijing-based center and research fund has been far-reaching on campus and in China.

Three Years On: A Look at the Penn Wharton China Center

Christian Butts, W’18, explains how he balanced his interests inside and outside the classroom with a variety of work experiences and research opportunities at Penn.

Do What You Enjoy: Recent Wharton Graduate Shares What Kept Him Grounded

Soft skills like public speaking add unexpected value for Dr. John Chou, WG’19, in the Wharton MBA Program for Executives.

Wharton Resources That Helped This Doctor Overcome Fear of Public Speaking

Instead of taking time away from his family to study, Shushant Agarwal, WG’18, experimented with blending his family time with study time. The results brought him closer to his family and shed new light on what it means to be a holistic leader.

This EMBA Student Changed His Family Dynamic After Taking Wharton’s Total Leadership Course

M&T junior Kristen Tilley, W’19, SEAS’19, describes the leadership lessons she learned on a Wharton Leadership Venture Sailing Expedition in the Caribbean.

What This Undergrad Learned about Her Leadership Style While Sailing in the Caribbean

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

“When I came to college, I knew that I was incredibly lucky to have the opportunity to study here, and I always felt the responsibility to give back to others.”

Social Impact, Swimming, and Business: How This Wharton Senior Juggles Her Eclectic Passions

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