Meet the Class of 2021

Sahitya Mandalapu

Hometown: Bethlehem, PA
Majors: Marketing and Operations Management, Finance


Activities & Honors:

  • President – Panhellenic Council
  • Chair – Wharton Women Allies
  • Outreach Director – Class Board
  • Leader – PENNacle Pre-Orientation Program
  • Head Teacher – Financial Literacy Community Project
  • Writer – Penn Appétit
  • Wharton Passion Projects Fellow
  • Member – Asian Pacific American Leadership Initiative (APALI)
  • Member – Alpha Phi
  • Order of Omega Honor Society
  • 3-year Dean’s List


Hobbies: Running, makeup, finding the best chocolate chip cookie recipe
Favorite Book: Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain
Favorite Movies: Anything with Matt Damon
Favorite Food: Dosas, NJ bagels, s’mores!
Favorite Quote: “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” ~ Maya Angelou


Plans After Penn: Working in technology investment banking