Welcome New Alumni!


The Board, Advisors, and current members of the Wharton Club of the National Capital Region (WCNCR) would like to extend to you our warmest welcome to the Washington DC region this summer. 

Congratulations, on your great achievements thus far. We are proud and grateful to have you join this distinguished group of global alumni.

This year has been a very challenging one for many, with the COVID-19 pandemic as well as need to address racial disparities and policies that promote inclusion/diversity in our country. However, now more than ever, strong networking, mentorship, and connectiveness are powerful salves to help us through these times to emerge stronger than ever, by staying together.

Welcome New Alumni Event – Thursday, July 23rd

To start off strong, on Thursday July 23rd from Noon to 1:30pm we are hosting a special event “Career Services & Welcome New Alumni” just for you! Please join us for this special event dedicated to you. 

Register here!

This will be an opportunity to hear directly from Wharton Career Services staff as well as then meet and greet Our Board , Affinity Groups, Advisors and other members.

About Our Club

Founded in February 2019, WCNCR was established to help our members to become pillars of the community and to prosper both personally and professionally by providing an environment that:

  • Promote a trusted, inclusive, diverse community
  • Celebrate the spirit of innovation, analytics, and entrepreneurship in business for which Wharton is known
  • Encourage education and lifelong learning, leveraging our proximity to and relationship with the School
  • Provide varied programming and events that focus on career enrichment, business outreach, social philanthropic and mentoring activities

All new alumni are offered a complimentary first year membership!

You can sign up for your complimentary membership here. By joining you become part of an esteemed regional and global alumni base with access to many local, regional, and worldwide Wharton events

If you have any questions, or would like to contact any of the board, please email us at [email protected] 

Congratulations and Welcome!

The WCNCR Board

Club Officers

Narges Zamani, WG'97 (President)

Denise Aranoff, WG'92 (Vice President)

Andy Chalonec, W'01 (Treasurer)

Jane Bhatt, WG'04 (Secretary)

Event Committee Chairs

Ali Qureshi, GEX'06

Goldie Shturman, WG'09

Dr. Jeffrey Blander, W'93


Membership Committee Chairs

McKenzie Harper, W'12

David Hinson, WG'87


Communication Chair

Joanna Abousleiman, WG'15