Wharton Stories: Family/Partners

“There are a lot of changes I would like to see and be a part of in sports. The diversity of thought that Wharton provides is crucial for me at this point in my career.” – Hig Roberts, WG’25

How an Executive Navigates Identity and Inclusion in Business

“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

“Keep sacred space for family connection… that’s really important for anyone who’s going to pursue business with their family,” Hannah Diop, WG’09.

How a Wharton Family is Disrupting the Beauty Industry

“I’ve seen students evolve and gain so much confidence throughout their two years with us. It’s more than just the coursework at Wharton; students gain a huge professional network, a group of lifelong friends, and exposure to many different types of industries and professionals.” – Jennifer Craig, Philadelphia Class Manager

Meet Wharton EMBA Class Manager Jennifer Craig

“Embracing our different cultural backgrounds lets us see each other in a different lens and cements relationships. It’s a fun, interesting dynamic to see people excited to celebrate and share their traditions.” – Kim Cowperthwaite, Global Class Manager

How Students in Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives Celebrate Their AAPI Heritage

“While this program is a challenge, it’s also a once in a lifetime opportunity. You’ll make lifelong friends, join the world’s largest business school alumni network, and learn more than you thought possible.” – Maria Devassy, WG’23

How This Tech Industry Expert Found Value in Wharton’s MBA Program for Executives

Chez Uzoh, WG’20, whose kids were 5 and 2 when he came to Wharton’s EMBA program, said the keys to success are planning, communication, and prioritization.

How this Energy Expert Managed Work, School, and Kids with a Commute from Texas

Kevin Hanson, WG’20, shares six steps that helped him juggle his job at Google with school and toddlers.

How this Dad Balanced Wharton, Work, and Young Kids

“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