Wharton Stories: Clubs

The 1Gen Club was founded by two friends who wanted to grow community, allyship, advocacy, and mentorship opportunities for FGLI students at Wharton.

Building a Community for First-Generation, Low-Income Students

“A common misconception is that veterans don’t want to talk about their service; but the truth is, most actually love to talk about their experiences in the military. This Veterans Day, I encourage you to ask a veteran to tell you their story. What you’ll learn might just surprise you.” – Captain Ben Crovella

Capt Ben Crovella: Earning a Wharton MBA as a Marine Corps Veteran

“Once you step out of your comfort zone and get to know other people from different backgrounds, different countries, different professional orientations, it’s a very welcoming community [at Wharton]. It’s a very safe space where you can speak about your culture, and people want to listen.” — Oscar Leandro, WG’23

Hispanic Heritage Month at Wharton: WHALASA Welcomes Latino Students to Campus

“I was fortunate to grow up playing competitive sports, which helped me build a sense of belief that I could bounce back from any setback. I firmly believe that SuperBetter can develop those same capacities.” – Jan Jaro, WG’23

How WIVA Students Are Advocating For Youth Mental Health With A Startup

The annual Women in Data Science conference is only one of the ways in which Wharton is forging a path for women in the industry.

Opening Doors and Closing Gaps for Women in Data Science

Nicolle Lee, Vicky Plestis, and Kayla Weismuller (WG’22) share the Wharton resources that furthered their passion for real estate, social impact, and diversity & inclusion.

Paving the Way for More Women in Real Estate

Five MBA students talk about their Pre-Term experience, exploring Philly, and what they’re looking forward to this fall.

Wharton Welcomes the MBA Class of 2023

“If we could just have a candid conversation with our Dean about what she believes in, what would we want to hear from her?”

Students Chat With the Dean About Diversity at Wharton

All around the world, MBA students are connecting virtually with alumni in their own cities through the new Wharton Alumni Welcome program.

Community Away from Campus

Although campus programs, events, and classes were remote this semester, students stayed connected more than ever. Wharton Social Impact students reflect on how they finished the semester virtually while prioritizing impactful activities.

Why These Wharton Students Stayed Involved with Social Impact Remotely