Browsing Category: International Affinity Club

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-
East Asia, global, global network, International Affinity Club, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, 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, Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, 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-
Africa, global, global network, International Affinity Club, Latin America, 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-
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