Wharton Stories: Women

Camille Castro, WG’23, Fitz Reid, WG’23, Angela Romero, WG’23, and Mini Thangaswamy, WG’23, received scholarships for their commitment to advancing women in business.

Meet This Year’s Forté Fellows in Wharton’s EMBA Program

“I could have felt isolated but my classmates kept me grounded and made me realize that I wasn’t alone in my experience.”

How My Support Network Helped Me Maximize My Virtual Internship

Kesha Cash, founder and general partner at Impact America Fund, talks about her impact investing experience and advises students on how to navigate an impactful career.

From Wall Street to Main Street: Navigating an Impactful Career

“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

Barkha Saxena, WG’11, credits Wharton’s EMBA program with helping her achieve her goal of transitioning into the technology sector as a senior data science leader.

Six Tips for Women in Data Science from the Chief Data Officer of Poshmark

Since 2012, IDDEAS@Wharton has been a pathway for undergraduate students of all backgrounds to enter the world of business research.

Building a Diverse Pipeline for Business Faculty

Leading economist and Wharton Prof. Olivia S. Mitchell discusses key findings from her new research on financial well-being among Black and Hispanic women.

Social Impact Faculty Spotlight: Professor Olivia S. Mitchell and Financial Well-Being

Sallie Wong, WG’19, who recently landed her dream job at LinkedIn, credits her classmates and career coaching with helping her realize her true potential and strengths.

How Wharton Helped this Finance Executive Achieve Her Career Goal

Linda Habgood, WG’98, helps organize virtual networking sessions for Wharton EMBA women students and alumnae.

How this Financial Services Co-Chair is Working to Support Women in Business