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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

Building an Ally Culture at Wharton

Several weeks ago on a Wednesday at noon, I put on a black sweater and headed out to Koo Plaza to join a crowd of several hundred students who were gathered to protest the tragic reoccurrence of police killings of black citizens. Spontaneously organized the night before by the Wharton African-American MBA Association (AAMBAA) and

MBACM Including Every Student in the US Job Search

In the MBACM office we want to help every student achieve their long and short-term career goals. As is the Wharton way, we always start by looking closely at data to understand different groups and macro trends. At the same time, we work with every student individually. Let me share how we implement this two

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