Browsing Category: Darden Worldwide Course

Africa, Darden Worldwide Course, Europe & Russia, Executive MBA, Latin America, Student Perspective

Aspiring Global Leader Teeja Boye (EMBA Class of 2019) Reflects on Darden Course to Brazil

Teeja Boye (second from left) is a current executive MBA student in the Class of 2019 Rosslyn section. He participated in the Darden Worldwide Course to Brazil, which ran earlier this year and provided some thoughts about his experiences:Could you share a little bit about your background and your…

By Kate Beach-
Darden Worldwide Course, Europe & Russia, Global Consulting Project, Global Immersion, global network, Student Perspective

Chris Condon (Class of 2019) Examines the Value of a Global Business Perspective

By Clare MortensonPlease tell us about your background. Why did you decide to pursue your MBA degree at Darden?After completing my undergraduate degree in economics and foreign affairs at the University of Virginia, I worked in the public sector and became interested FinTech. I decided to attend business…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, Middle East, Student Perspective

From Expectation to Appreciation: Andrew Manuel (Class of 2019) Reflects on Global Immersion Course to Dubai & Bahrain

Andrew Manuel (Class of 2019, far left) recently participated in “Honoring the Traditions of the Past While Confronting the Challenges of the Future,” the new Darden Worldwide Course to Dubai and Bahrain, led by Professors June West and Yiorgos Allayannis.In his own words:Staggering – that’s the word I…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Ben Leiner (Class of 2019) Shares Thoughts on Recent Darden Course to Singapore and Sri Lanka

Ben Leiner (Class of 2019) was born and raised in Baltimore, MD and graduated from Emory University. Before Darden, Ben worked in market research at a political polling firm and at the Atlantic Media Company. He also served as executive director of My Ride to Vote, an advocacy organization that…

By Kate Beach-
Africa, Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Global Immersion, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Hello from Tanvi Pritmani (Class of 2019), CGI’s Lead Student Ambassador!

Second year student Tanvi Pritmani (Class of 2019, second from right in above photo) serves as the lead student ambassador for the Center for Global Initiatives (CGI). CGI student ambassadors support the promotion, development and improvement of all global academic offerings, including Darden Worldwide Courses (DWCs), the Exchange Program and…

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

Building Bridges: Karen Li (Class of 2019) Expands Global Connections through Club Leadership and Darden Worldwide Courses

Tell us a little about yourself: Why did you choose Darden for your MBA experience? What did you do prior to attending Darden and what do you hope to do after you graduate?I lived all of my life in Beijing, China before moving to Charlottesville to attend Darden. After…

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

Felix Artmann (Class of 2019) Discusses Entrepreneurship and the Darden Experience

Felix Artmann (Class of 2019) came to Darden from Frankfurt, Germany. Prior to Darden, he completed his undergraduate degree at Technical University of Munich and co-founded a coffee machine company, Bonaverde, which was one of the top 16 technology projects on Kickstarter in the world in 2013. Felix is…

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

Why Experiencing China is a Must for Business Students: Mike Christison (Class of 2019) Expounds on Darden Worldwide Course

Mike Christison (Class of 2019) was born and raised in central Illinois, then moved to the Washington, D.C. area after undergrad. Before Darden, he was the first hire at a startup marketing research consultancy based in Alexandria, Virginia. Currently, Mike is a second-year student finishing his dual MBA…

By Lauren Wallace-
Africa, Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, global network, Student Perspective

#UgandaLikeIt: Tristram Worth (Class of 2019) Shares Stories and Lessons from Memorable Darden Worldwide Course to Uganda

By Tristram Worth (Darden Class of 2019) #UgandaLikeIt quickly became the informal theme of my Darden Worldwide Course (DWC) to Uganda.  One of my witty classmates coined the moniker on our first day in Uganda as we set out on an 8-hour bus ride from Entebbe to the…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Global Immersion

King Adjei-Frimpong (Class of 2019) Shares Lasting Impact of Japan Global Immersion Course

King Adjei-Frimpong is a rising second-year student at Darden. Following graduation from UCLA, King worked for years in Northeastern Pennsylvania for the Commission on Economic Opportunity, a nonprofit organization that promotes self-sufficiency among low-income and vulnerable populations by confronting the causes of poverty. This past spring…

By Lauren Wallace-