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Climbing Cotopaxi is All About the Team

Climbing Cotopaxi is All About the Team

by Jenvit Seriburi WG’16 Whenever I heard the phrase “Leadership Venture,” I always thought of how expensive and how tough the experience would be. However, after spending one week in Ecuador on the Cotopaxi trip, I now associate “Leadership Venture” with “the best experience I’ve had at Wharton.” One of the most surprising things from the […]

7 Learnings from My Spring Break in India and #KayakWedding

7 Learnings from My Spring Break in India and #KayakWedding

Embrace Color: Indians embrace color and flair like no other people I have ever seen. Whether they are wearing a daily outfit or a wedding suit, they are always decked out, especially the ladies. The level of colorful attire I saw on the streets put my rainbow collection of Bonobos pants to shame. Below, see […]

Highlights from Kenya

Highlights from Kenya

Commercial flights were so 2 weeks ago The Kenya subsidiary of Air Wharton successfully accomplished its course, transporting 44 Whartonites and their strictly limited 15kg bags to lands far away. The key to charter flights: “make eye contact with your bags”, wisely said by our fearless leader Humphrey Oleng (WG’15). And if your bag doesn’t […]

9 Reasons You Won’t Forget Japan Trek

9 Reasons You Won’t Forget Japan Trek

Every year, the Japan Club plans a Spring Break trek showcasing the best of Japan—from sumo wrestling to sushi, from tea ceremonies to the Toyota factory. Here, a summary of nine unforgettable moments of the trip. Sumo We knew the trek would be amazing when we started out with an unbelievable stroke of luck. There […]

One for the World: A Practical, Effective Approach to Meaningful Philanthropy

One for the World: A Practical, Effective Approach to Meaningful Philanthropy

For most top business schools, Social Impact is the new black. It’s never been more in vogue; promotional literature touting sexy social impact “initiatives” and “experiential learning opportunities” are featured front and center on school pamphlets and websites. Wharton is certainly no stranger to this trend, and proudly tries to infuse social impact in its […]

David Fajgenbaum, “Leadership in Overdrive” Peer Perspectives On Leadership Talk

David Fajgenbaum, “Leadership in Overdrive” Peer Perspectives On Leadership Talk

Last Monday, David Fajgenbaum (MED’13, WG’15) stood before a hushed auditorium and told us a story about tragedy and hope. As a freshman in college with the brightest of futures—a quarterback, medical scholar, beloved son and brother—David’s mother was diagnosed with brain cancer and passed away his sophomore year. Wracked by grief but determined to […]

WGA ’15-’16 Elections Q&A: Team Zach

WGA ’15-’16 Elections Q&A: Team Zach

Team Zach Zach Kahn (President) AJ Jangalapalli (EVP Student Affairs) Katie Kilborn (EVP Clubs & Conferences) Jeannie Chen (EVP Finance)  What is your team’s vision and goals for Wharton and WGA? We want to build a Wharton with a stronger and more integrated community with improved accessibility to the Wharton experience – for everyone. There […]

WGA ’15-’16 Elections Q&A: Team Laura

WGA ’15-’16 Elections Q&A: Team Laura

Team Laura Laura Minskoff (President) Scott Casale (EVP Student Affairs) Pauline Koningsveld (EVP Clubs & Conferences) Emeel Salem (EVP Finance)  What is your team’s vision and goals for Wharton and WGA? We believe the best part of Wharton is the people. We aim to foster a collaborative environment that empowers students to take advantage of […]

WGA ’15-’16 Elections Q&A: Team Saul

WGA ’15-’16 Elections Q&A: Team Saul

Team Saul Saul Gorman (President) Priya Boyington (EVP Student Affairs) Joyce Chai (EVP Clubs & Conferences) Maciej Flakowicz (EVP Finance) What is your team’s vision and goals for Wharton and WGA? A better Wharton begins at pre-term and lasts through graduation. Our goals include: STRONGER CLUSTERS: Provide more support for Cluster Councils to help first-years […]

#MyWharton Photo Contest Winner – “Why Wharton?” Category

#MyWharton Photo Contest Winner – “Why Wharton?” Category

“Why Wharton?” Winner Jenvit Seriburi WG’16     Check out the other winners: International Winner by Jenna Kelly WG’15 Popular Vote Winner by Victoria Gaunt WG’16