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alumni, global network, Latin America

Alumnus Pablo Garcia Barnetche (MBA ’95) Recalls How Darden Aided His Ag-Tech Journey in Argentina

Prior to earning his MBA at Darden in 1995, alumnus Pablo Garcia Barnetche completed his undergraduate degree at Universidad de Buenos Aires in Argentina. He then worked at FMC Corp. in Philadelphia before returning to Buenos Aires, where he currently resides and serves as director at agricultural technology company Agrositio…

By Lauren Wallace-
alumni, Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Europe & Russia, Exchange, global careers, Global Consulting Project, Global Immersion, global network, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

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, Latin America

“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 careers, global network, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia

Alumna Akansha Jain (MBA ’15) Finds Her Leadership Voice in the Family Business

By Kristen FisherBorn and raised in Delhi, India, Akansha Jain (MBA ’15) worked for Deloitte as a technology consultant before choosing to get an MBA and returned to consulting after Darden, joining the Everest Group in Dallas after graduation. Ultimately, though, she chose to return home to India to…

By Lauren Wallace-
alumni, Executive MBA, Faculty Global Activity, global, global network, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia

Darden Alumni Network’s Growing Impact in India Highlighted During Executive MBA Global Residency

By Marc JohnsonIn November 2018, the Darden Executive MBA Class of 2019 gathered in India for the final Global Residency of their program. Over the course of the week in Mumbai and Delhi, students had the opportunity to see the impact of the Darden and UVA alumni network in…

By Lauren Wallace-