Browsing Category: East Asia

alumni, East Asia, Faculty Global Activity, global network, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia

Darden Engages with Key Stakeholders Across Asia on the New Story of Business

(Photo above: Paul Hamaguchi (third from left; MBA ’70), Darden’s first graduate from Japan, hosted the group for dinner in Tokyo with Takahisa Koitabashi (MBA ’93), partner and COO at Phronesis Partners, and Seiji Kiyohara (MBA ’89), regional president-Japan at American Express International.)In September and October, Ed…

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-
East Asia, Europe & Russia, Exchange, global network, Latin America

Exchange Students from Six Partner Universities Join Darden for Fall 2018 Semester

Darden looks forward to welcoming 11 exchange students from leading business schools around the world during the fall 2018 semester. We are pleased to host students from the following universities and countries:• Bocconi University in Italy• HKUST in Hong Kong• CEIBS in China• ESADE in Spain• Hitotsubashi University in Japan…

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-
East Asia, International Partner Program, North America

SUFE MBA Students Gain Leadership and Innovation Takeaways in Charlottesville and D.C.

By Dan BenckartThe Darden Center for Global Initiatives recently hosted MBA students and faculty from the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) for an International Partner Program. The cohort from SUFE – comprised of 30 MBA students and two faculty – attended lectures, participated in workshops, visited organizations and engaged…

By Lauren Wallace-
Africa, Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Global Immersion, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Aly Yarris (Class of 2018) Compares Themes and Lessons from Three of Darden’s Global Immersion Courses

By Sabrina LiuBefore coming to Darden, Aly Yarris (Class of 2018, far right in above photo) worked as a program manager at Stanford University where she designed educational leadership development programs for students. Aly earned a master degree’s in education at the University of Pennsylvania in 2012 before…

By Lauren Wallace-
East Asia, global network, International Guests at Darden, International Partner Program, North America

CEIBS Students Explore Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Darden and in D.C.

Darden’s Center for Global Initiatives recently hosted its fourth International Partner Program with one of its partner business schools in Shanghai, the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), on 30 April – 4 May. During the week-long program, titled “Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and Networks in the U.S.”, 27 MBA…

By Lauren Wallace-