Wharton Stories: Undergrad

Founded in 1975, Black Wharton Undergraduate Association is an undergraduate student club at Wharton with more than 150 active members from all four class years and Penn’s four undergraduate schools.

Black Wharton: Empowering Excellence at Penn

“I honestly created some of the best memories I’ve had at Penn, and the program helped me realize that leadership comes in so many different contexts, not just in classrooms and clubs, but in everyday life too.” — Bonnie Li, W’25

Navigating Wharton with the Leadership Compass

“I realized how extraordinary the past several months have been. The people I’ve interacted with, the insights I’ve gained, and the places I’ve visited are simply remarkable.” – Julian Fields-Jackson, W’27

A Wharton First-Year’s Reflection

“Many of my Wharton professors come from backgrounds rooted in real-world business experiences and thus they teach from real-world examples. The Leadership Venture was an opportunity to expand on Wharton’s other real-world opportunities.” – Jacob Pollack, W’25

A Wharton Undergraduate Leadership Odyssey in Patagonia

“During your time at Wharton, you are a part of the broader Philadelphia community, and your actions have an impact while you’re here. Take a deep look at what issues exist, especially on a local level. Decide to take a stance on something.” — Tvisha Malik, W’23

Wharton Welcomes All to Get Out the Vote at Penn

“We do a really good job at making Wharton Latino feel like home; for everyone, Wharton or not, Latino or not…[the club] is about finding a new home that cares about you and your growth.” – Leah Mizrachi, W’24, President of Wharton Latino

In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Wharton’s Latinx Community Comes Together

“I met a lot of wonderful people, and the exercises in which we’ve engaged really broadened my perspective, even within my own Asian community. We share experiences…and recognize each other on our respective journeys.” – Winni Zhang, W’23

At Wharton, Three Students of Asian Heritage Found An Abundance of Community

“I’ve gotten involved in two healthcare startups, and have really come to appreciate the lessons you learn at such an early stage of a business. I’ve also taken entrepreneurship courses, and even got involved with Venture Lab, two things I never saw myself doing.” – Sahiba Baveja, W’23

A Senior Reflects on Her Wharton and Penn Experience