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Ben Cheatham, C'95
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company, Inc. Philadelphia Design of the Environment So design thinking, it's not actually learning architecture. You're learning how to think about design and applying design. I find applies to everything. The way w (More)
Trang Do, C'06
General Assignment Reporter, CBS-3 Philadelphia Communications Major My parents being immigrants, they raised me to work hard. I started working at 12 and I’ve been working ever since. I’ve always known I wanted to become a journalist, and I ne (More)
Michelle Tandler, C’08
Category Manager, Thumbtack San Francisco Intellectual History Major Over the course of my career I have often found myself thinking “I have no idea what I want to do next. I have no long-term plan.” Whether it was during my senior year in college (More)
Steve Eidelman, C’07
Founder of Whistle, Entrepreneur in Residence – Digital Health at Mars Petcare Santa Monica, CA Political Science Major I would have never predicted I would end up starting a company that made tracking devices for pets. I think I was always somewh (More)
Jenny Tedori, C’16
Designer, Shlemmer Algaze Associates (SAA) Culver City, CA Architecture Major Entering my freshman year at Penn, I really didn’t know what to expect for the next four years in Philly. I thought about the usual big picture question marks such as wh (More)
Yanmin Lee, C’07, WG’14
Senior Manager, User Growth, Stubhub (former) San Francisco Chemistry and Economics Major I'm originally from Malaysia, so Penn was actually my first time ever in the States. I think coming to the States is a bit of a culture shock, right? For (More)
Matt Dines, C’06
Executive Vice President, Paramount Players at Paramount Los Angeles Comparative Literature and Theory Major I think one of the hardest things I’ve learned is that you can work as hard as possible, and you can kind of check all of the boxes, so to (More)
Vanessa LeFebvre, C’99
President, Lord & Taylor New York Psychology Major I was a waitress. I babysat. I had all types of jobs. I stayed at Penn's campus during the summer and just worked and hung out. I laugh but I actually always tell people that waitressing was t (More)
Julie Wertheimer, C’07, G’10, WG’18
Chief of Staff, Criminal Justice Philadelphia History Major The thing that I like about working in the field of criminal justice and juvenile justice is it touches on everything … it touches on education and workforce development and housing and b (More)