global, International Affinity Club, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Event, Student Perspective

Darden Does Diwali: Celebrating the Festival of Lights

Blog post and pictures by Class of 2020 students Ameya Bhattacharya and Tulika VardhanThe word Diwali literally means “row of lights”. In Hinduism, Sikhism and Jainism, this festival marks the homecoming of prince Ram after defeating Ravana in the mythical legend ‘Ramayana’ and celebrates good over evil, light over…

By Lauren Wallace-
East Asia, International Affinity Club, International Guests at Darden

Shinkong Life Leader Shares ASEAN Market Insights and Leadership Development Tips at Darden

On Monday 21 October, Darden was privileged to host Cynthia Wu, Executive Vice President of Shinkong Life Insurance Co., Ltd, Executive Director of Shinkong Life Foundation, and Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum. Shirley Lin, Compton Visiting Professor in World Politics at the Miller Center of Public Affairs…

By Kate Beach-
global, global network, International Partner Program, Latin America

MBA Students from Peru Explore Local Entrepreneurship and Innovation through International Partner Program in Charlottesville

The Darden Center for Global Initiatives hosted one of their largest international partner programs last week with part-time MBA students from PAD School of Management in Lima, Peru. Sixty-four students and staff from PAD visited Darden on 7-11 October for a program focused on entrepreneurship and innovation…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, global network, Latin America

Students Explore Technology and Business Sustainability in new Global Immersion Course to Brazil

After finishing their first year at Darden, 30 Class of 2020 students traveled to Brazil for a new Darden Worldwide Course (DWC) offering led by Darden professor Raj Venkatesan and CGI Fellow Dr. Leandro Guissoni. The Brazil DWC, which took place in Rio de Janiero and Sao Paulo, focused on…

By Lauren Wallace-
East Asia, global careers, Global Internship, International Students, Student Perspective

Sijia (Avery) Tang (Class of 2020) Shares Cross-Cultural Insights from Consulting Internship in China

Avery Tang (third from right) stands with fellow McKinsey summer interns including Darden classmate Feng Xiaochuan (center)Second-year student Sijia (Avery) Tang lived in Singapore for four years before completing a bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting and Finance Concentrations) with a double major in Psychology at the University…

By Lauren Wallace-
global careers, Global Internship, global network, International Students, Latin America

Facundo Tabbia (Class of 2020) Discusses International Internship Experience at Home in Buenos Aires

Second year student Facundo Tabbia (second from right in above photo) is from Buenos Aires, Argentina and completed his undergraduate degree in industrial engineering at the University of Buenos Aires in 2015. Upon graduation, he worked as an economic and financial planning analyst for Tenaris, a global metallurgical company headquartered…

By Lauren Wallace-
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