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Thoughts on the Canadian Election

Thoughts on the Canadian Election

Canadians woke up a week ago to the news that Justin Trudeau will be their next Prime Minister. The country’s first reaction was to acknowledge his handsomeness. We coined PMILF (sorry) and spammed Facebook with his lovely picture. The New York Times reported our change in government by talking about his fitness habits. We may

The Life of a Partner

People are always asking me what partners do while their spouse is at Wharton? Many assume life is easy. Before I answer this question, I think we need to classify partners at Wharton into three different categories: The Hop on and Hop off Nomads: These are the partners who work a few hours away from

Women, Whatever

I was barefoot in the kitchen making a sandwich the other day with the television playing in the background, when I was shocked to hear the news that TWO women are running for president. What a circus. I knew this would happen once we gave women the right to vote. This women’s stuff is out

Real Men Stand Up for Gender Equality

“A man and his son are in a terrible car crash, and the father is killed. The son is rushed to the emergency room, and the emergency room attending physician sees the boy and says I can’t treat him, that’s my son. How is this possible?” We’ll get to the answer later. WWIB Week is

How Can Wharton Take the Lead?

I am a mother and proud member of Wharton’s Class of 2017. During my business school search, one of my top priorities was finding resources for women with children. After scouring the internet for information relevant to me as a future MBA mom, I was at a loss. What I found was sparse, outdated or

Fear the FOMO

FOMO is coming. They warned me. Perhaps not for five television seasons, but five months should have been sufficient. “I…actually joined 20 clubs” one SLF shyly admitted during Welcome Weekend. Preposterous! As I secretly snickered in ridicule, I now find myself looking at the check-out cart for WGA’s website. 16 student organizations. 9 conferences. …and