Browsing Category: International Affinity Club

global network, International Affinity Club, International Partner Program, International Students

Peru MBA Students Study Innovation and Entrepreneurship During Darden International Partner Program

Darden’s Center for Global Initiatives recently hosted 44 MBA students and staff from the PAD School of Management in Lima, Peru for a week-long international partner program focused on entrepreneurship and innovation. Led by the Darden faculty team of Raul Chao, Tom Steenburgh, Elena Loutskina and Bobby Parmar…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, global, Global Immersion, global network, International Affinity Club, Student Perspective

Right nor Wrong? Aamir Imam (Class of 2019) Addresses Cultural Frameworks in Global Immersion Course to Dubai & Bahrain

Aamir Imam (Class of 2019) grew up in Roanoke, Virginia and studied Applied Math – Biology at Brown University. After graduating from Brown, Aamir worked for New Generation Power, a clean energy company that built, owned, and operated solar, hydro, wind and biomass projects around the world. Aamir worked his way…

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

Asia Business Club at Darden Hosts Inaugural Asia Week at Darden

By Chenning (Gloria) Zhu, 2018-2019 president of ABCDEarlier this month, Asia Business Club at Darden (ABCD) hosted Darden’s first-ever Asia Week. The week introduced a comprehensive view of Asia from economic, cultural, art and lifestyle perspectives to the whole Darden community. ABCD believes that the Asia…

By Lauren Wallace-
global careers, Global Internship, International Affinity Club, International Students, Student Event, Student Perspective

Darden Students Discuss Middle East and Islamic Cultures and Careers during MEISA Panel

By Kelly TranThe Middle East and Islamic Student Association (MEISA) recently hosted a panel of five Darden students who shared insights on their experiences working and living in various Islamic countries. Panelists represented a diverse range of career backgrounds, including nonprofit management and consulting, and experiences in countries such…

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

Zhana Edmonds (Class of 2019) Reflects on First Student-led Trek to West Africa

Zhana Edmonds (Class of 2019) recently participated in Darden’s inaugural student-led trek to West Africa. Zhana, center in above photo in front of Ghana’s Independence Arch in Accra, shared her reflections from the trip: Since beginning my time at Darden, I have taken several opportunities to travel…

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

Latin American Student Association President, Felipe Terrazas Martins (Class of 2019), Discusses Club Leadership, International Alumni Network and Post-Grad Goals

Felipe Terrazas Martins (Class of 2019) was born in Brazil and grew up in Chile. Felipe attended the Universidad de Chile in Santiago and worked as a portfolio manager for Zurich Financial Services before becoming an associate at BlackRock. He held both of these positions from his home in Santiago…

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-
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