Browsing Category: International Affinity Club

International Affinity Club, International Students, Latin America, Student Perspective

Latin American Student Association President Javier Trujillo (Class of 2021) Discusses Darden Global Experience

By Elizabeth JuneLatin American Student Association (LASA) president Javier Trujillo (Class of 2021) grew up in Bogota, Colombia. As a rising Second Year Darden student, Javier spent some time with us sharing more about his background, global experiences at Darden and hopes for LASA in the coming year. In…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Europe & Russia, Global Immersion, International Affinity Club, International Students, Student Perspective

Life Across Continents: Clement Le Royer (Class of 2020) Discusses Around the World Experiences Before, During and After Darden

Clement Le Royer (Class of 2020) is the outgoing president of the Asia Business Club at Darden and will graduate from Darden this upcoming weekend. Before graduation, Clement took some time to share with us his global experiences at Darden and his plans for what comes next. Clement shared: Please…

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-
Europe & Russia, International Affinity Club, International Students

European Society President Alexis Aubry (Class of 2020) Shares Passion for Darden, Europe – and Crepes!

Alexis Aubry, originally from Paris, France, is a second-year student and serves as President of Darden’s European Society. Alexis holds a Master in Management with a specialization in Finance from Audencia Business School. Before coming to Darden, Alexis worked as a Financial Synthesis Manager at LFB Biomédicaments…

By Lauren Wallace-
global, International Affinity Club, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Event, Student Perspective

Darden Does Diwali: Celebrating the Festival of Lights

Blog post and pictures by Class of 2020 students Ameya Bhattacharya and Tulika VardhanThe word Diwali literally means “row of lights”. In Hinduism, Sikhism and Jainism, this festival marks the homecoming of prince Ram after defeating Ravana in the mythical legend ‘Ramayana’ and celebrates good over evil, light over…

By Lauren Wallace-
East Asia, International Affinity Club, International Guests at Darden

Shinkong Life Leader Shares ASEAN Market Insights and Leadership Development Tips at Darden

On Monday 21 October, Darden was privileged to host Cynthia Wu, Executive Vice President of Shinkong Life Insurance Co., Ltd, Executive Director of Shinkong Life Foundation, and Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum. Shirley Lin, Compton Visiting Professor in World Politics at the Miller Center of Public Affairs…

By Kate Beach-
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