It’s been a busy few days here at Darden! The end of the Core Curriculum for our First Year students. Exams. Spring Break on the horizon. And it is also Africa Week!

Sponsored by the Darden African Business Organization (DABO), the week features a variety of programming including a First Coffee with Ethiopian coffee and dancing, discussions on conducting business in Africa and a Darden Stories installment. See the full schedule of events below.

Interested in learning more about DABO? Check out this interview with DABO President, Asong Lekeaka. When choosing a business school, Asong, originally from Cameroon, looked for the global attitudes and global academic experiences each school offered, as well as whether the schools had an African association or business club for students. As he notes, “I knew I would be active in that club wherever I went. I looked for opportunities to bridge the school to the African continent.” Read the full interview.