Browsing Category: global network

East Asia, Exchange, global network, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Podcast in a Pandemic: Inspired at Darden, Exchange Student Darren Lau Starts “My MBA Taught Me” Podcast

Darren Lau studied at Darden as an exchange student from Melbourne Business School (MBS) in Australia in Fall 2019. Darren’s Darden experience inspired him to create My MBA Taught Me, a podcast highlighting lessons learned from MBA schools around the world. Darren shared more about the inception of his…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Exchange, Exchange program, global network, Latin America, Student Perspective

To Argentina and Beyond: Aaron Wilson (Class of 2020) Discusses the Importance of Global Education

By Jean Yoon Aaron Wilson (Class of 2020, center right in above photo) is a Second Year student who will join McKinsey & Co. after graduation this May. He participated in a Darden Worldwide Course in Cuba and went on exchange to IAE Business School in Argentina during Quarter 2…

By Lauren Wallace-
Europe & Russia, Global Consulting Project, global network, Student Perspective

Family Connection Facilitates Global Consulting Project Opportunity for Second Year Student Elise Sidamon-Eristoff (Class of 2020)

By Jean YoonElise Sidamon-Eristoff (second from left in above photo), from Washington, D.C., focused on Peace and Conflict Studies at Colgate University before launching her career in economic development. She worked for Chemonics International, an international development firm that implements USAID grant-funded projects. Wanting to expand…

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

Business Students from Zürich Attend Darden for International Management Program

During the week of March 7, the Darden Center for Global Initiatives hosted 38 students and three administrators from the University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration (HWZ) in Zürich, Switzerland for a program in Charlottesville on international marketing and management. In the 12th year of the joint program…

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

Africa Business Week Celebrates Diverse Cultures, Opportunities and Business Landscapes in Africa

The Darden African Business Organization (DABO) hosted its third annual Africa Business Week at Darden. Among a full schedule of speaking engagements and cultural showcase events, this year’s Africa Business Week also included Leadership Speaker Series keynote Mossadeck Bally, chairman and CEO of Azalaï Hotels Group.Meti Aberra (Class…

By Lauren Wallace-
Exchange, Exchange program, global network, International Students

Darden Welcomes Exchange Students from Partner Universities Around the World for Spring 2020 Semester

This week, Darden welcomes three of four exchange students from four leading business schools around the world who will study at Darden during the spring 2020 semester. We are pleased to host students from the following universities and countries:ESADE Business School in SpainHKUST in Hong KongIndian School…

By Lauren Wallace-
Europe & Russia, Exchange, Exchange program, global network, International Students, Student Perspective

Hedwige Serot Almeras Fulfills Dream of Returning to the U.S. to Study through Darden Exchange Program

Hedwige Serot Almeras, a student at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland pursuing a master’s degree in international strategy, participated in the Fall 2019 Darden Exchange Program. Before she returned to Europe for the winter holiday, Hedwige (second from right in above photo) shared more about her Darden…

By Lauren Wallace-
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