Browsing Category: Latin America

Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Thoughts on the Brazil Darden Worldwide Course from Ameya Bhattacharya

Ameya Bhattacharya (photographed on the right, above, with a classmate in Brazil), a member of Darden’s Class of 2020, is spending this summer interning with McKinsey and Co. Before heading down to Atlanta, she wrapped up her first year at Darden by participating in Darden’s Global Immersion Course…

By Kate Beach-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, global network, International Students, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Prasannaa Venkatesh (Class of 2020) Shares Stories from the Darden Worldwide Course to Cuba

Prasannaa Venkatesh (class of 2020) grew up in Chennai, India. Prior to Darden, he was an Associate with the Bain Capability Network, India. He recently participated in Darden’s Worldwide Course (DWC) to Cuba, focused on learning from an ‘Economy in Transition’, along with 31 fellow classmates. Prasannaa reflected on…

By Lauren Wallace-
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-
global network, International Partner Program, Latin America

Darden Hosts Inaugural INCAE International Partner Program in Financial Innovation

This April, twenty-two executive master in finance students from INCAE Business School in Costa Rica participated in an inaugural international partner program through Darden’s Center for Global Initiatives. The week-long program, themed Financial Innovation: New Products and Financial Engineering, was led by a team of Darden finance…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Latin America, Student Perspective

Leadership, Wilderness and a Ukulele: Morgan Kelly (Class of 2019) Shares Stories from Darden Course in Patagonia

Morgan Kelly (Class of 2019) recently returned from Darden’s Global Topics Course on Leadership to Patagonia. She shared some key takeaways and reflections with us. In her own words: When people picture Spring Break, they usually picture all-inclusive resorts, fancy trips to Europe, or an adventurous vacation somewhere…

By Kate Beach-
alumni, global, global careers, global network, Latin America

“Take A View”: Alumnus Manuel Irrarazaval (MBA ’00) Shifts Perspectives from Energy Sector to Investment Banking in Latin America

By Kristen FisherWhile most trajectories in life are not straight lines, Manuel Irarrazaval (MBA ’00) has jumped across several different paths — from switching continents to shifting from the energy world to investment banking. But he views his experiences as assets that have allowed him to speak cross-culturally and…

By Lauren Wallace-
Africa, Darden Worldwide Course, Europe & Russia, Executive MBA, Latin America, Student Perspective

Aspiring Global Leader Teeja Boye (EMBA Class of 2019) Reflects on Darden Course to Brazil

Teeja Boye (second from left) is a current executive MBA student in the Class of 2019 Rosslyn section. He participated in the Darden Worldwide Course to Brazil, which ran earlier this year and provided some thoughts about his experiences:Could you share a little bit about your background and your…

By Kate Beach-
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-
Europe & Russia, Exchange, global, global network, International Students, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia

Darden Welcomes Exchange Students in Spring 2019

During the spring 2019 semester, Darden is hosting eight students from six partner business schools, including ESADE in Spain, IAE in Argentina, ISB in India, Melbourne Business School in Australia, University of St. Gallen in Switzerland, and Stockholm School of Economics in Sweden. Our Spring 2019 Exchange Students will be…

By Lauren Wallace-