Browsing Category: Europe & Russia

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-
Europe & Russia, Exchange, global, global network, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

ESADE Exchange Student Tanvi Bindal Shares Her #WhyDarden

Tanvi Bindal (left middle in first row in above photo) participated in Darden’s exchange program in fall 2018. Tanvi, who is from and has lived in ten culturally distinct states in India, is a second year MBA student studying general management at ESADE in Spain. Prior to pursuing her…

By Lauren Wallace-
Europe & Russia, Exchange, global, global network, International Students, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia

Darden Welcomes Exchange Students in Spring 2019

During the spring 2019 semester, Darden is hosting eight students from six partner business schools, including ESADE in Spain, IAE in Argentina, ISB in India, Melbourne Business School in Australia, University of St. Gallen in Switzerland, and Stockholm School of Economics in Sweden. Our Spring 2019 Exchange Students will be…

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-
alumni, Europe & Russia, global careers, global network, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia

Ramapati Singhania (MBA ’81): From Textiles to Tech

Among Ramapati Singhania’s (MBA ’81) favorite memories of Darden, Singhania fondly remembers Professor Alec Horniman and his identical suits. Singhania said that Horniman’s teaching impressed him deeply and lessons from his classes are still shaping his career.“From him, I learned the value of consistency, the pain of…

By Kate Beach-
alumni, Europe & Russia, global careers, global network

Nancy Lyons Callahan (MBA ’84) Followed Family Footsteps into an International Career

Nancy Callahan (MBA ’84) is the global vice president of strategy and growth for SAP Digital Business Services, which is the services and support arm of German multinational SAP responsible for €15 billion in annual revenue. She spearheads the digital transformation of SAP DBS by evolving, communicating and executing global…

By Lauren Wallace-
Africa, Europe & Russia, Global Immersion, International Students, Student Perspective

Experiencing Darden Internationally: Godwin Marfo Ahenkorah (Class of 2019) Offers Insights on Darden Worldwide Courses, Club Leadership and Life at Darden to International Students

Godwin Marfo Ahenkorah (Class of 2019, left in above photo) came to the U.S. for the first time in fall 2017 to attend Darden. A former management trainee at Vodafone in Accra, Ghana, Godwin’s interests in technology and operations led him to apply for business school in the…

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-
Europe & Russia, Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA

Executive MBA Class of 2019 Students visit Paris and Berlin for Europe Global Residency

The Executive MBA Class of 2019 recently visited Paris, France and Berlin, Germany for their global residency in Europe, during which they met with companies, enjoyed cultural trips and studied business ethics, global leadership and financial management under the faculty team of Lynn Isabella, Andy Wicks and Bob Harris.While…

By Lauren Wallace-