Browsing Category: Global Immersion

Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, International Students, 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, 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, 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-
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-
Darden Worldwide Course, 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-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, global network, Student Perspective

#UgandaLikeIt: Tristram Worth (Class of 2019) Shares Stories and Lessons from Memorable Darden Worldwide Course to Uganda

By Tristram Worth (Darden Class of 2019) #UgandaLikeIt quickly became the informal theme of my Darden Worldwide Course (DWC) to Uganda.  One of my witty classmates coined the moniker on our first day in Uganda as we set out on an 8-hour bus ride from Entebbe to the…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, 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-
Darden Worldwide Course, Executive MBA, Global Consulting Project, Global Immersion, global network, Student Perspective

Around the World with DWCs: T. Hoang Le (MBA ’18) on Four Global Experiences to Uganda, Cuba, Israel and Ghana

Recent graduate T. Hoang Le (MBA ’18) attended Darden as an international student from Vietnam. She moved to the U.S. when she was 16 and proceeded to attend Bryn Mawr College where she graduated with a degree in Mathematics in 2013. Before coming to Darden, T. helped companies in…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, 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-
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