Browsing Category: global network

Africa, global network, International Students, Student Event, Student Perspective

The Power of the Darden Community: Tatenda Mabikacheche (Class of 2021) Reflects on Darden’s First Student-led Charity Tournament Supporting Golf Access Among Rural Communities in Africa

Darden students recently hosted the first-ever charity golf tournament to support Mabikacheche Rural and Urban Sports Foundation (MARUSP), an organization based in Zimbabwe dedicated to expanding access to sports across Africa. Second Year Tatenda Mabikacheche (Class of 2021) shared more about the experience with the Center for Global Initiatives…

By Lauren Wallace-
Africa, alumni, global network, International Affinity Club, International Students, Student Perspective

Game On! Former Professional Cricket Player Seun Adeboro (Class of 2022) Leads on the Field and Off

By Abigail QuinnSeun Adeboro (Class of 2022) is a first-year student at Darden and the incoming president of the Darden African Business Organization (DABO). He spoke to the Center for Global Initiatives (CGI) about his life at home in Nigeria, his hopes for DABO and his experience as…

By Lauren Wallace-
global network, International Partner Program, Latin America

Two Thumbs Up! Virtual International Partner Program Brings INCAE Students Back to Darden

Twenty-six INCAE Business School executive master of finance (EMF) students from across Latin America took part in Darden’s “Financial Innovation: New Products and Financial Engineering” virtual program through the Center for Global Initiatives. Darden faculty members Marc Lipson, Elena Loutskina and Yiorgos Allayannis led the finance program, which…

By Lauren Wallace-
Executive MBA, Global Consulting Project, global network, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Across Time Zones, A Global Consulting Project Makes An Impact Overseas

By Abigail QuinnAli Schumacher (Class of 2021), Rizki Ridwan (EMBA Class of 2021) and Hisardo Dagmar (Class of 2021) are three Darden students who make up a Global Consulting Project (GCP) team. Though in different Darden programs and international locations, their shared passion for education brought their team together…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Global Executive MBA, global network, Student Perspective

Traveling the World from the Comforts of Home: Crystal Farmer (EMBA Class of 2021) Relays Her Positive Experience during Japan Virtual Global Course

Crystal Farmer (EMBA Class of 2021) is a Program Manager at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL). At Johns Hopkins’ APL, Crystal oversees the D5LE2 Systems Program and Digital Transformation. After obtaining an undergraduate degree in business and a Master’s in Engineering from Drexel University, Crystal applied…

By Lauren Wallace-
Global Consulting Project, global network, International Affinity Club, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

From India to the U.K. to Charlottesville: Ann Joseph (Class of 2021) and Her Progressive Path to Darden

By Abigail QuinnAnn Joseph (top row, far right in above photo with Section E classmates) is a Class of 2021 MBA student who brings and fosters global perspectives in the Darden community. Ann’s life experiences began in rural South India and, over time, she gained exposure to global…

By Lauren Wallace-
Executive MBA, Global Executive MBA, global network, Latin America, Student Perspective

Doing Business in Argentina: Joseph Stanley (EMBA Class of 2022) Shares the Real-Life Impact of a Virtual Global Course

The above photo of Argentina landscape was taken during the Darden Worldwide Course to Argentina in 2017Joe Stanley is a current first year student in Darden’s Executive MBA program with a global designation (GEMBA). Recently, he participated in a virtual global course, Doing Business in Argentina, in which…

By Lauren Wallace-
alumni, global network, Latin America

Alumnus Pablo Garcia Barnetche (MBA ’95) Recalls How Darden Aided His Ag-Tech Journey in Argentina

Prior to earning his MBA at Darden in 1995, alumnus Pablo Garcia Barnetche completed his undergraduate degree at Universidad de Buenos Aires in Argentina. He then worked at FMC Corp. in Philadelphia before returning to Buenos Aires, where he currently resides and serves as director at agricultural technology company Agrositio…

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

DABO Inspires Afro-Optimists All Over the World through Virtual Africa Business Week

At the end of January, the Darden African Business Organization (DABO) hosted its fourth annual Africa Business Week. This year, DABO turned a weeklong schedule of events into a nearly all-virtual program to comply with University COVID safety protocols. DABO board members capitalized on this new virtual reality by…

By Lauren Wallace-
East Asia, global network, International Affinity Club, International Students, Student Perspective

Rongwu Liang (Class of 2021) Uses Engineering, Technology and Conversation to Build Bridges Around the World

By Abigail QuinnRongwu Liang, originally from China, is a member of Darden’s Class of 2021. Before deciding to pursue his MBA, Rongwu took a less traditional route to Charlottesville, working as a civil engineer and contract manager in Colombo, Sri Lanka before coming to the United States. “I…

By Lauren Wallace-
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