We have hosted WG23 admitted celebration virtual gathering with WG admitted students and enrolled students.
In total 34 including WG23, incumbent students, and alumni joined Sunday evening in April 11. Some of the admitted students joined from overseas such as the U.S. and U.K. Koyama-san has kicked off the event and Minoura-san, chairman, gave warm welcome remarks. Yuki Okubo, WG21, gave self-introduction then coached Wharton way of self-introduction and then twelve admitted students presented themselves.
By leveraging breaking-out room, we were spitted into four admitted students groups, three alumni groups, and one incumbent student group and then alumni and incumbent students gave self-introductions and Q&A session. Each room has dedicated facilitators; Kanda-san, WG92, Yoshimoto-san, WG18, Ueda-san, WG15, and Minoura-san, WG21.
This settings allowed all the participants to talk intimately and we spent 75 minutes for three sessions. Lastly, we went back to the plenary session and finished it with closing remark by Endo, WG93. It was fun! Good luck on WG23 who will have bright future!