Browsing Category: South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia

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, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

A Personal and Professional Journey: Carissa Sanchez (Class of 2020) Explores China

After studying mechanical engineering at Yale University, Carissa Sanchez (Class of 2020) worked for Alcoa for several years before starting her Darden MBA. She is currently in Denver interning with Boston Consulting Group over the summer, but, after her classes at Darden wrapped up in May, she went to China…

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-
alumni, Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Europe & Russia, Exchange, global careers, Global Consulting Project, Global Immersion, global network, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Sam Qiu (MBA ’19) Shares How Four Global Experiences Shaped His International Career Perspective

By Kelly TranSam Qiu (MBA ’19, second from right) grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and studied business at Louisiana State University (LSU). Upon graduating from LSU in 2008, Sam worked in strategy and client basing for Target and then attended law school at the University of Illinois, where…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Europe & Russia, Exchange, global, Global Consulting Project, Global Immersion, global network, Global Topics Course, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Experiencing Darden Around the Globe: Rebecca Barkley (MBA ’19) Expands on Four Global Academic Opportunities in Europe, China and India

Recent alumna Rebecca Barkley (MBA ’19) shared reflections from four Darden global academic opportunities she participated in before graduating with the Class of 2019 this past weekend. In her own words: Could you share a bit about your life before Darden, and why you decided to pursue a business degree…

By Lauren Wallace-
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, global network, Global Topics Course, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Insights on New Zealand’s Competitiveness from the Darden Worldwide Course

Rahul Kanathala (Class of 2019) travelled to New Zealand with Professor Alan Beckenstein and a small group of classmates this March on a Global Topics Course. Rahul came to Darden from Perth, Australia where he worked as an Operations Analyst at Rio Tinto.  After graduation this May, he looks forward…

By Lauren Wallace-
alumni, global, global careers, global network, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia

Alumna Akansha Jain (MBA ’15) Finds Her Leadership Voice in the Family Business

By Kristen FisherBorn and raised in Delhi, India, Akansha Jain (MBA ’15) worked for Deloitte as a technology consultant before choosing to get an MBA and returned to consulting after Darden, joining the Everest Group in Dallas after graduation. Ultimately, though, she chose to return home to India to…

By Lauren Wallace-
alumni, Executive MBA, Faculty Global Activity, global, global network, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia

Darden Alumni Network’s Growing Impact in India Highlighted During Executive MBA Global Residency

By Marc JohnsonIn November 2018, the Darden Executive MBA Class of 2019 gathered in India for the final Global Residency of their program. Over the course of the week in Mumbai and Delhi, students had the opportunity to see the impact of the Darden and UVA alumni network in…

By Lauren Wallace-