East Asia, Europe & Russia, global network, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Five Countries, One Unique Experience: Vimal Kanagaraj (Class of 2021) Discusses Global Background and Outlook

By Elizabeth JuneBorn in India, Vimal Kanagaraj (Class of 2021) lived in four countries before coming to the U.S. to attend Darden. His global upbringing and work experiences in Saudi Arabia, India, Japan and Germany have shaped his outlook on business and influenced his goals for the future…

By Lauren Wallace-
East Asia, Exchange, global network, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Podcast in a Pandemic: Inspired at Darden, Exchange Student Darren Lau Starts “My MBA Taught Me” Podcast

Darren Lau studied at Darden as an exchange student from Melbourne Business School (MBS) in Australia in Fall 2019. Darren’s Darden experience inspired him to create My MBA Taught Me, a podcast highlighting lessons learned from MBA schools around the world. Darren shared more about the inception of his…

By Lauren Wallace-
International Affinity Club, International Students, Latin America, Student Perspective

Latin American Student Association President Javier Trujillo (Class of 2021) Discusses Darden Global Experience

By Elizabeth JuneLatin American Student Association (LASA) president Javier Trujillo (Class of 2021) grew up in Bogota, Colombia. As a rising Second Year Darden student, Javier spent some time with us sharing more about his background, global experiences at Darden and hopes for LASA in the coming year. In…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Europe & Russia, Global Immersion, International Affinity Club, International Students, Student Perspective

Life Across Continents: Clement Le Royer (Class of 2020) Discusses Around the World Experiences Before, During and After Darden

Clement Le Royer (Class of 2020) is the outgoing president of the Asia Business Club at Darden and will graduate from Darden this upcoming weekend. Before graduation, Clement took some time to share with us his global experiences at Darden and his plans for what comes next. Clement shared: Please…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Outgoing VP for International Affairs Chawit Rochanakit (Class of 2020) Reflects on Transition to Charlottesville and Darden Community

Before his upcoming graduation from Darden this spring, Second Year student Chawit Rochanakit (Class of 2020) took some time to share with us his Darden experiences as an international student, his role as the VP for International Affairs, and his decision to participate in the Darden Worldwide Course to India…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Exchange, Exchange program, global network, Latin America, Student Perspective

To Argentina and Beyond: Aaron Wilson (Class of 2020) Discusses the Importance of Global Education

By Jean Yoon Aaron Wilson (Class of 2020, center right in above photo) is a Second Year student who will join McKinsey & Co. after graduation this May. He participated in a Darden Worldwide Course in Cuba and went on exchange to IAE Business School in Argentina during Quarter 2…

By Lauren Wallace-
Europe & Russia, Global Consulting Project, global network, Student Perspective

Family Connection Facilitates Global Consulting Project Opportunity for Second Year Student Elise Sidamon-Eristoff (Class of 2020)

By Jean YoonElise Sidamon-Eristoff (second from left in above photo), from Washington, D.C., focused on Peace and Conflict Studies at Colgate University before launching her career in economic development. She worked for Chemonics International, an international development firm that implements USAID grant-funded projects. Wanting to expand…

By Lauren Wallace-
Europe & Russia, global network, International Partner Program

Business Students from Zürich Attend Darden for International Management Program

During the week of March 7, the Darden Center for Global Initiatives hosted 38 students and three administrators from the University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration (HWZ) in Zürich, Switzerland for a program in Charlottesville on international marketing and management. In the 12th year of the joint program…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Global Immersion, global network, International Affinity Club, International Students, Latin America, Student Perspective

Global Business and Culture Club President Julie Calderon-Benavente (Class of 2020) Reflects on Her Global Experience at Darden

By Jean YoonJulie Calderon-Benavente (Class of 2020, center in above photo), originally from Peru, is a Second Year student who will begin a full-time role with Google after graduation this May. She serves as the president of the Global Business and Culture Club (GBCC) and will participate…

By Lauren Wallace-
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