Browsing Category: Global Immersion

Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Global Immersion, global network, International Affinity Club, International Students, Latin America, Student Perspective

Global Business and Culture Club President Julie Calderon-Benavente (Class of 2020) Reflects on Her Global Experience at Darden

By Jean YoonJulie Calderon-Benavente (Class of 2020, center in above photo), originally from Peru, is a Second Year student who will begin a full-time role with Google after graduation this May. She serves as the president of the Global Business and Culture Club (GBCC) and will participate…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Exchange program, global, Global Consulting Project, Global Immersion, global network, Global Topics Course

Meet Darden’s Global Program Managers, Hai Yan Dendy and Meaghan Patrick

By Clarence LewisHai Yan Dendy (left in above photo) and Meaghan Patrick (right) serve as Global Programs Managers for Darden’s Center for Global Initiatives (CGI), managing Darden’s portfolio of global academic opportunities for full-time residential MBA students including Global Immersion Courses, Global Topics Courses, Global Client…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Global Immersion, Global Internship, global network, International Students, Student Event, Student Perspective

Deepta Singh Yaduvanshi (Class of 2020) Chooses Global Learning Opportunities at Darden and Abroad

Deepta Singh Yaduvanshi (Class of 2020) was born and raised in New Delhi, India. Prior to moving to Charlottesville to attend Darden, Deepta (center left in middle row in above photo) had never lived outside of her home in Delhi but always knew she would move to attend graduate school…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, global network, Latin America

Students Explore Technology and Business Sustainability in new Global Immersion Course to Brazil

After finishing their first year at Darden, 30 Class of 2020 students traveled to Brazil for a new Darden Worldwide Course (DWC) offering led by Darden professor Raj Venkatesan and CGI Fellow Dr. Leandro Guissoni. The Brazil DWC, which took place in Rio de Janiero and Sao Paulo, focused on…

By Lauren Wallace-
Africa, Darden Worldwide Course, Europe & Russia, Global Immersion, Global Topics Course, Latin America, Middle East

A Glimpse of Global Learning: Highlights of the 2019 Darden Worldwide Courses

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Darden full-time and executive MBA students participated in global immersions, global topics courses, completed consulting projects and exchange programs offered across 50+ locations in 25 countries.  By May, 85% of the full-time graduating Class of 2019 participated in a global course during…

By Kate Beach-
Africa, Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, Middle East, Student Perspective

Allie Medack’s Look at Inclusive Growth and the Ugandan Economy

Allie Medack (Class of 2020), originally from Texas, is spending her summer interning with McKinsey & Co. in Washington D.C. She concluded her first year at Darden by participating in the May Darden Worldwide Course to Uganda. Allie explains how the course, which explores entrepreneurship, education and healthcare, tied…

By Kate Beach-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Thoughts on the Brazil Darden Worldwide Course from Ameya Bhattacharya

Ameya Bhattacharya (photographed on the right, above, with a classmate in Brazil), a member of Darden’s Class of 2020, is spending this summer interning with McKinsey and Co. Before heading down to Atlanta, she wrapped up her first year at Darden by participating in Darden’s Global Immersion Course…

By Kate Beach-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

A Personal and Professional Journey: Carissa Sanchez (Class of 2020) Explores China

After studying mechanical engineering at Yale University, Carissa Sanchez (Class of 2020) worked for Alcoa for several years before starting her Darden MBA. She is currently in Denver interning with Boston Consulting Group over the summer, but, after her classes at Darden wrapped up in May, she went to China…

By Kate Beach-