Meet the Class of 2022

Nikhil Gupta

Hometown: Naperville, IL and Shanghai, CHINA
Majors: Huntsman Program (International Studies, Business Analytics, Marketing)

Activities & Honors:

  • Treasurer – Undergraduate Assembly
  • Show Chair – Penn Dhamaka
  • Executive – Student Activities Council
  • Vice President – Wharton Asia Exchange
  • Co-Chair (Latin America) – Penn Micro-finance
  • President – Oracle Senior Society
  • Marketing Committee – Penn Wharton China Summit
  • Class of 2022 Recipient – Ivy Day Sol Feinstone Undergraduate Award (For free menstrual products initiative at Penn)
  • Co-Founder – RIPPLE (Social enterprise in Lagos to produce low-cost recycled PPE for the pandemic, MIT Hackathon winner)
  • Robert A. Fox Leadership Fellow – National Urban League

Hobbies:  Learning languages (proficient in the 4 most widely-spoken languages – English, Hindi, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish), Dancing, Painting, Photography, Aquascaping
Favorite Book: Sister of My Heart by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Favorite Movies: Finding Nemo, Padmaavat, My Neighbor Totoro
Favorite Food: Cake!
Favorite Quote: “Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” ~ Buddha

Plans After Penn:  Management consulting