Welcome to the Wharton Private Equity & Venture Capital Association - Women in Private Equity & Venture Capital Initiative

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Women in Private Equity & Venture Capital Initiative


Showcase and expand the number of Wharton and UPENN women who are PE & VC investors by creating a peer environment where open discussions, guidance and best practice sharing are encouraged and kept confidential.  

Create a peer environment to discuss, guide, share, support, fund and showcase women investing PE, VC and LP funds
  • Create a forum for Wharton and UPENN alumnae/investors to support one another as well as to discuss and explore the challenges of building a senior level career in private equity and venture capital.

  • Improve the ratio of women in private equity and venture capital investing, especially in senior level roles.

  • Encourage more LPs to focus on women getting funded

  • Play a leadership role in helping women get funded by offering advice about marketing pitches, track record analysis, go-to-market strategy, etc for Wharton women-backed funds.

  • Help women create a tool kit to promote their and our successes

  • Offer opportunities to explore and discuss how to manage life balances and work challenges in this industry.

  • Provide career path guidance to those women who are at the outset of their careers in alternative investments.

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