Browsing Category: South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia

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-
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-
Europe & Russia, Exchange, global, global network, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

ESADE Exchange Student Tanvi Bindal Shares Her #WhyDarden

Tanvi Bindal (left middle in first row in above photo) participated in Darden’s exchange program in fall 2018. Tanvi, who is from and has lived in ten culturally distinct states in India, is a second year MBA student studying general management at ESADE in Spain. Prior to pursuing her…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Ben Leiner (Class of 2019) Shares Thoughts on Recent Darden Course to Singapore and Sri Lanka

Ben Leiner (Class of 2019) was born and raised in Baltimore, MD and graduated from Emory University. Before Darden, Ben worked in market research at a political polling firm and at the Atlantic Media Company. He also served as executive director of My Ride to Vote, an advocacy organization that…

By Kate Beach-