Executive Residency, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Culture, Religion and Business in India: Jessica Block (EMBA Class of 2020) Recalls Lessons Learned from Global Residency

Executive MBA student Jessica Block (Class of 2020, right in above photo) took part in the Executive MBA global residency in India in November 2019. Asked to reflect on an “essential question” during the residency, Jessica shared her insights with us in her own words: My impression going into this…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Exchange program, global, Global Consulting Project, Global Immersion, global network, Global Topics Course

Meet Darden’s Global Program Managers, Hai Yan Dendy and Meaghan Patrick

By Clarence LewisHai Yan Dendy (left in above photo) and Meaghan Patrick (right) serve as Global Programs Managers for Darden’s Center for Global Initiatives (CGI), managing Darden’s portfolio of global academic opportunities for full-time residential MBA students including Global Immersion Courses, Global Topics Courses, Global Client…

By Lauren Wallace-
Europe & Russia, Exchange program, global network, International Students, Student Perspective

From Paris to Charlottesville and Back: Exchange Student Nefé Etomi Returns to HEC full of Darden Lessons, Memories and a Newfound Love for Vineyards

Nefé Etomi (second from right in above photo) is a Fall 2019 Exchange Student from HEC Paris in France, located just outside of Paris in a city called Jouy en Josas. Nefé began her MBA degree from a traditional and nontraditional business background. While working in finance at Deutsche Bank…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Global Immersion, Global Internship, global network, International Students, Student Event, Student Perspective

Deepta Singh Yaduvanshi (Class of 2020) Chooses Global Learning Opportunities at Darden and Abroad

Deepta Singh Yaduvanshi (Class of 2020) was born and raised in New Delhi, India. Prior to moving to Charlottesville to attend Darden, Deepta (center left in middle row in above photo) had never lived outside of her home in Delhi but always knew she would move to attend graduate school…

By Lauren Wallace-
Europe & Russia, International Affinity Club, International Students

European Society President Alexis Aubry (Class of 2020) Shares Passion for Darden, Europe – and Crepes!

Alexis Aubry, originally from Paris, France, is a second-year student and serves as President of Darden’s European Society. Alexis holds a Master in Management with a specialization in Finance from Audencia Business School. Before coming to Darden, Alexis worked as a Financial Synthesis Manager at LFB Biomédicaments…

By Lauren Wallace-
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-
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-
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