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Sam Qiu (MBA ’19) Shares How Four Global Experiences Shaped His International Career Perspective

By Kelly TranSam Qiu (MBA ’19, second from right) grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and studied business at Louisiana State University (LSU). Upon graduating from LSU in 2008, Sam worked in strategy and client basing for Target and then attended law school at the University of Illinois, where…

By Lauren Wallace-
alumni, global, global careers, global network

“Take A View”: Alumnus Manuel Irrarazaval (MBA ’00) Shifts Perspectives from Energy Sector to Investment Banking in Latin America

By Kristen FisherWhile most trajectories in life are not straight lines, Manuel Irarrazaval (MBA ’00) has jumped across several different paths — from switching continents to shifting from the energy world to investment banking. But he views his experiences as assets that have allowed him to speak cross-culturally and…

By Lauren Wallace-
alumni, global, global network, International Students, Student Event, Student Perspective

Asong Lekeaka (Class of 2019) Expands Darden’s Engagement in Africa through Darden African Business Organization

Asong Lekeaka (Class of 2019) serves as president of the Darden African Business Organization (DABO). When considering business school programs, 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…

By Lauren Wallace-
alumni, global careers, global network, International Affinity Club, International Students, Student Perspective

Latin American Student Association President, Felipe Terrazas Martins (Class of 2019), Discusses Club Leadership, International Alumni Network and Post-Grad Goals

Felipe Terrazas Martins (Class of 2019) was born in Brazil and grew up in Chile. Felipe attended the Universidad de Chile in Santiago and worked as a portfolio manager for Zurich Financial Services before becoming an associate at BlackRock. He held both of these positions from his home in Santiago…

By Lauren Wallace-
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