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Why I Left Wharton

Why I Left Wharton

Duong (left corner) on the Southeast Asia GIP trip 2016, where she was student coordinator Let’s start by answering the question posed by the article title: I left Wharton because of financial reasons. One less year of Wharton tuition and costs helped reduce the psychological pressures of debt, which in turned opened for me the

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

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