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Reflections from Cambridge: Being a Dualie of Wharton and HKS

Reflections from Cambridge: Being a Dualie of Wharton and HKS

When I was applying HKS in 2015, a MBA-MPA dualie friend told me: “I think you’ll enjoy HKS. The place is perfect for you.” I was glad to hear that, but also wondered if my friend’s hypothesis was indeed true. Now, two months into my fall semester at HKS, here is an exchange I have

ROE D&I Survey Analysis Draft-1

2018 Diversity & Inclusion Survey Results

Wharton, when it comes to diversity and inclusion, we have some good news. The percentage of students that believe Wharton has visible leadership from students and administration to foster diversity and inclusion has increased from last year!  While this is great, we still have some work to do. This year during our annual diversity and

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Elizabeth Ngonzi Leads Discussion about “The African Female Executive”

As part of the Wharton Africa Student Association’s WASA Wednesdays series, Elizabeth Ngonzi, former CEO of Afrika Tikkun USA, led a discussion titled “The African Female Executive.” The event, a collaboration between WASA and WWIB, was organized to learn about the experience of a woman of color in business and discuss strategies for career advancement.

The Women’s March

“A lady should be seen and not heard” is the noise I hear growing up Barricaded in a society where women’s views are secondary. For the ideal virtuous woman assents to what is being expected of her No queries or reservations – just total submission   And so she waits to speak, solely observing Digesting

Negar with her mom, when her mom visited US

Where is home?

Pic: Me and my mom when she was visiting US in 2013. I remember vividly the day I left Iran in 2007. I remember the mixed emotions that struck me when the plane took off — the excitement of beginning a new graduate program, and the uncertainty of not knowing what awaited me 6,200 miles

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