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A Glimpse of Global Learning: Highlights of the 2019 Darden Worldwide Courses

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Darden full-time and executive MBA students participated in global immersions, global topics courses, completed consulting projects and exchange programs offered across 50+ locations in 25 countries.  By May, 85% of the full-time graduating Class of 2019 participated in a global course during…

By Kate Beach-
Africa, Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, Middle East, Student Perspective

Allie Medack’s Look at Inclusive Growth and the Ugandan Economy

Allie Medack (Class of 2020), originally from Texas, is spending her summer interning with McKinsey & Co. in Washington D.C. She concluded her first year at Darden by participating in the May Darden Worldwide Course to Uganda. Allie explains how the course, which explores entrepreneurship, education and healthcare, tied…

By Kate Beach-
Darden Worldwide Course, Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Startups, Hummus and History: Vipasha Agrawal (Class of 2019) Shares Stories from the Darden Worldwide Course to Israel

Vipasha Agrawal (Class of 2019) is originally from Gwalior, India. Prior to beginning her degree at Darden, Vipasha worked in financial services with Capital One. Vipasha recently participated in Darden’s Worldwide Course to Israel, focused on innovation and technology. She shared some key takeaways and learnings from the course…

By Kate Beach-
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-
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-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, Middle East, Student Perspective

From Expectation to Appreciation: Andrew Manuel (Class of 2019) Reflects on Global Immersion Course to Dubai & Bahrain

Andrew Manuel (Class of 2019, far left) recently participated in “Honoring the Traditions of the Past While Confronting the Challenges of the Future,” the new Darden Worldwide Course to Dubai and Bahrain, led by Professors June West and Yiorgos Allayannis.In his own words:Staggering – that’s the word I…

By Lauren Wallace-
Africa, Darden Worldwide Course, Executive MBA, Global Consulting Project, Global Immersion, global network, Latin America, Middle East, Student Perspective

Around the World with DWCs: T. Hoang Le (MBA ’18) on Four Global Experiences to Uganda, Cuba, Israel and Ghana

Recent graduate T. Hoang Le (MBA ’18) attended Darden as an international student from Vietnam. She moved to the U.S. when she was 16 and proceeded to attend Bryn Mawr College where she graduated with a degree in Mathematics in 2013. Before coming to Darden, T. helped companies in…

By Lauren Wallace-