Browsing Category: global

Darden Worldwide Course, Europe & Russia, global, Global Immersion, global network, International Affinity Club, Middle East, Student Perspective

Right nor Wrong? Aamir Imam (Class of 2019) Addresses Cultural Frameworks in Global Immersion Course to Dubai & Bahrain

Aamir Imam (Class of 2019) grew up in Roanoke, Virginia and studied Applied Math – Biology at Brown University. After graduating from Brown, Aamir worked for New Generation Power, a clean energy company that built, owned, and operated solar, hydro, wind and biomass projects around the world. Aamir worked his way…

By Lauren Wallace-
alumni, global, global careers, global network, Latin America

“Take A View”: Alumnus Manuel Irrarazaval (MBA ’00) Shifts Perspectives from Energy Sector to Investment Banking in Latin America

By Kristen FisherWhile most trajectories in life are not straight lines, Manuel Irarrazaval (MBA ’00) has jumped across several different paths — from switching continents to shifting from the energy world to investment banking. But he views his experiences as assets that have allowed him to speak cross-culturally and…

By Lauren Wallace-
Europe & Russia, global, global network, International Partner Program, North America

Business Students from Switzerland Study Innovation, Marketing and Leadership During International Partner Program at Darden

Darden’s Center for Global Initiatives welcomed students and faculty from the HWZ University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zurich (HWZ) to Darden grounds 10-15 March for an international partner program focused on international management. The program included courses on business ethics, marketing strategy, innovation and leadership from…

By Lauren Wallace-
alumni, global, global careers, global network, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia

Alumna Akansha Jain (MBA ’15) Finds Her Leadership Voice in the Family Business

By Kristen FisherBorn and raised in Delhi, India, Akansha Jain (MBA ’15) worked for Deloitte as a technology consultant before choosing to get an MBA and returned to consulting after Darden, joining the Everest Group in Dallas after graduation. Ultimately, though, she chose to return home to India to…

By Lauren Wallace-
alumni, Executive MBA, Faculty Global Activity, global, global network, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia

Darden Alumni Network’s Growing Impact in India Highlighted During Executive MBA Global Residency

By Marc JohnsonIn November 2018, the Darden Executive MBA Class of 2019 gathered in India for the final Global Residency of their program. Over the course of the week in Mumbai and Delhi, students had the opportunity to see the impact of the Darden and UVA alumni network in…

By Lauren Wallace-
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, alumni, global, global network, International Students, Student Event, Student Perspective

Asong Lekeaka (Class of 2019) Expands Darden’s Engagement in Africa through Darden African Business Organization

Asong Lekeaka (Class of 2019) serves as president of the Darden African Business Organization (DABO). When considering business school programs, Asong, originally from Cameroon, looked for the global attitudes and global academic experiences each school offered, as well as whether the schools had an African association or business club for…

By Lauren Wallace-
Africa, global, global network, International Affinity Club, Latin America, Student Event, Student Perspective

Zhana Edmonds (Class of 2019) Reflects on First Student-led Trek to West Africa

Zhana Edmonds (Class of 2019) recently participated in Darden’s inaugural student-led trek to West Africa. Zhana, center in above photo in front of Ghana’s Independence Arch in Accra, shared her reflections from the trip: Since beginning my time at Darden, I have taken several opportunities to travel…

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-
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