Accra, 5 October 2017 - The Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania presented to prospective applicants at the Movenpick Hotel in Accra, Ghana in order to increase presence on the continent. Wharton is one of the top MBA schools that allows students to experience an enriched and international experience, particularly on the African continent which has increasingly become of importance to the global economy.
The Wharton Business School was represented by Ms. Kara Keenan Sweeney, who is the Director of Admissions Marketing and Communications at the Lauder Institute of the Wharton Business School, and Mr. Kavaneet Dhami, Founder of KDHI and an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania.
Kara and Kavaneet presented to a group of roughly 250 prospective applicants about the application process and the experience at the university. A Q&A session at the fair portion of the event was held to address any outstanding issues.
There was a lot of interesting feedback from the prospective applicants and many reached out to Ms. Kara and Mr. Kavaneet as a follow up.
The Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania is well positioned on the continent of Africa and there will be a growing presence for many years to come.
About Wharton Business School of the University of Pennsylvania
Wharton's MBA program is ranked No. 1 in the world according to Business Insider, No. 1 in the United States according to Forbes, and is tied with Harvard Business School for the No. 1 rank in the United States according to U.S. News & World Report. Wharton produces the 3rd most CEOs of the 100 top companies on the Fortune 500 list, behind Kellogg and Harvard. In general, Wharton has over 95,000 alumni in 153 countries, with notable figures such as Donald Trump, Elon Musk, Warren Buffett, Sundar Pichai, Aditya Mittal, Steven A. Cohen, Jeff Weiner, Anil Ambani, John Sculley, Walter Annenberg, Leonard Lauder, Laurence Tisch, Michael Moritz, Ruth Porat, Kunal Bahl and William Wrigley Jr. II. Its alumni include the CEOs of Google, Apple, LinkedIn, CBS, General Electric, Boeing, Pfizer, Comcast, Oracle, DHL, UPS, Pepsi, Time, Inc, BlackRock, Johnson & Johnson, UBS AG, Wrigley Company, and Tesco.
KDHI is a leading Agribusiness development firm that trains farmers, merges foreign and local capital, and secures off-take agreements to drive agriculture production in Sub-Saharan Africa and exponentially increase yields through data-driven processes. We work with our investors and strategic partners to bring world-renowned expertise to the countries in which we operate in order to catalyze greater food security for families, better health and nutrition, increased income, greater access to basic social services and increased productivity, as well as generating taxes of all kinds beneficial to the state (export revenue, agricultural equipment, etc.).