Browsing Category: International Affinity Club

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-
global network, International Affinity Club, International Partner Program, International Students, Latin America

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, Europe & Russia, global, Global Immersion, global network, International Affinity Club, Middle East, 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-
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