Mission

Community Relations

WWIB Community Relations seeks to help Wharton’s women meaningfully engage with the Wharton, UPenn and local Philadelphia community. In particular, we are passionate about connecting our MBA students with Wharton alumnae, other Wharton groups, and community organizations focused on empowering women in business. By developing these connections, we hope to foster impactful relationships and experiences that will ensure the continued success of the Wharton women community.

 

Community Relations events for this academic year include:

 

  • Mentor: Continuation of the undergraduate mentorship program and career development panels for undergraduate women
  • Connect: Organize panels and networking events with Wharton alumnae
  • Partner: Partnerships with other internal MBA groups on conferences and events including:
      • IM Club – Women in Investment Management happy hours
      • PE/VC Club – speaker events with female professionals in PE and VC careers
      • Entrepreneurship Club – establishing connections and networking between female entrepreneurs within the Wharton community
      • AAMBAA – participate in women in technology luncheon at Whitney M. Young Conference
  • Fundraise: Raise funds for organizations that promote equality for women in the workplace
  • Volunteer: Opportunities to volunteer in the local Philadelphia community with students from other Penn graduate programs