Browsing Category: International Students

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-
Global Immersion, International Students, Student Perspective

Experiencing Darden Internationally: Godwin Marfo Ahenkorah (Class of 2019) Offers Insights on Darden Worldwide Courses, Club Leadership and Life at Darden to International Students

Godwin Marfo Ahenkorah (Class of 2019, left in above photo) came to the U.S. for the first time in fall 2017 to attend Darden. A former management trainee at Vodafone in Accra, Ghana, Godwin’s interests in technology and operations led him to apply for business school in the…

By Lauren Wallace-
global careers, Global Internship, International Students

Andres Barbara Mijares (Class of 2019) Ties Darden First Year Lessons into Internship Experience in Mexico City

 Second Year student Andres Barbara Mijares (Class of 2019) studied engineering in Mexico City as an undergrad. Upon graduation, he worked as an investment analyst and focused on fixed income at the biggest pension fund in the country, Citibanamex. He continued to work in the financial industry as a…

By Lauren Wallace-
global careers, global network, International Affinity Club, International Guests at Darden, International Students, Student Event

Darden’s Inaugural Africa Week Showcases Continent’s ‘Vast Opportunities’

The Darden Africa Business Organization’s (DABO) first-ever Africa Week showcased the opportunities and challenges of doing business in the dynamic and diverse continent.The student-run Africa Week hosted prominent speakers from around the world with business experience in Africa and included social events for the Darden community…

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

From Colombia and France to Business School in the U.S., Augusto Torres Bozzi (Class of 2018) Talks Darden Experience, Community and Alumni Generosity

By Sabrina LiuAfter earning his bachelor’s degree in industrial and systems engineering from Universidad de Los Andes in Colombia, Augusto Torres Bozzi (Class of 2018) worked as a production engineer when he joined Saint-Gobain. With Saint-Gobain, he spent six months in Colombia training and then transferred…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, global, International Affinity Club, International Students

Maria Melchor (Class of 2019) Shares ‘Why Darden?’ and Club Involvement

By Sabrina LiuHaving no prior experience in finance, Maria Melchor (Class of 2019) desired to acquire deeper financial knowledge to support her career in finance and business moving forward. She is passionate about becoming a well-rounded business leader and decided to pursue her MBA in a school that…

By Lauren Wallace-
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