Browsing Category: East Asia

Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Global Executive MBA, global network, Student Perspective

Traveling the World from the Comforts of Home: Crystal Farmer (EMBA Class of 2021) Relays Her Positive Experience during Japan Virtual Global Course

Crystal Farmer (EMBA Class of 2021) is a Program Manager at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL). At Johns Hopkins’ APL, Crystal oversees the D5LE2 Systems Program and Digital Transformation. After obtaining an undergraduate degree in business and a Master’s in Engineering from Drexel University, Crystal applied…

By Lauren Wallace-
East Asia, International Affinity Club, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Event

ABCD Showcases Cultural Diversity in Asia and at Darden through Asia Week

The Asia Business Club at Darden (ABCD) hosted Asia Week at Darden 8-12 February, 2021. Asia Week included many virtual events and COVID-safe in-person opportunities to connect and celebrate cultures from across Asia. ABCD’s VPs of Events, Heeyeong Jeong (Class of 2021) and Danyang Shen (Class…

By Lauren Wallace-
East Asia, global network, International Affinity Club, International Students, Student Perspective

Rongwu Liang (Class of 2021) Uses Engineering, Technology and Conversation to Build Bridges Around the World

By Abigail QuinnRongwu Liang, originally from China, is a member of Darden’s Class of 2021. Before deciding to pursue his MBA, Rongwu took a less traditional route to Charlottesville, working as a civil engineer and contract manager in Colombo, Sri Lanka before coming to the United States. “I…

By Lauren Wallace-
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-
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, 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-