Browsing Category: East Asia

Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Europe & Russia, Student Perspective

From Golf to Global Finance: Ki-Shui Liao (Class of 2019) Reflects on Darden Experience

In front of London School of Economics: (Left to Right) Grant Bickwit, Ki-Shui Liao, Professor Yiorgos Allayannis, Martha Sentosa, Leon Fang Ki-Shui Liao, originally from Hong Kong, came to Darden after seven years of playing professional golf after completing her undergraduate degree at Stanford University. At Darden…

By Kate Beach-
East Asia, global, global network, International Affinity Club, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Event

Asia Business Club at Darden Hosts Inaugural Asia Week at Darden

By Chenning (Gloria) Zhu, 2018-2019 president of ABCDEarlier this month, Asia Business Club at Darden (ABCD) hosted Darden’s first-ever Asia Week. The week introduced a comprehensive view of Asia from economic, cultural, art and lifestyle perspectives to the whole Darden community. ABCD believes that the Asia…

By Lauren Wallace-
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-
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-