Browsing Category: Student Event

Africa, global network, International Students, Student Event, Student Perspective

The Power of the Darden Community: Tatenda Mabikacheche (Class of 2021) Reflects on Darden’s First Student-led Charity Tournament Supporting Golf Access Among Rural Communities in Africa

Darden students recently hosted the first-ever charity golf tournament to support Mabikacheche Rural and Urban Sports Foundation (MARUSP), an organization based in Zimbabwe dedicated to expanding access to sports across Africa. Second Year Tatenda Mabikacheche (Class of 2021) shared more about the experience with the Center for Global Initiatives…

By Lauren Wallace-
International Affinity Club, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Event

In Hopes of Brighter Days, Darden South Asia Society Celebrates Holi: the Triumph of Good Over Evil

Darden South Asia Society (DSAS) president Chaitali Pandit (Class of 2022) and VP of marketing and communications Pratik Das (Class of 2022) described the 2021 Holi event at Darden:The Darden South Asia Society hosted a celebration of Holi, the festival of colors, on Saturday 17 April for the Darden…

By Lauren Wallace-
East Asia, International Affinity Club, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Event

ABCD Showcases Cultural Diversity in Asia and at Darden through Asia Week

The Asia Business Club at Darden (ABCD) hosted Asia Week at Darden 8-12 February, 2021. Asia Week included many virtual events and COVID-safe in-person opportunities to connect and celebrate cultures from across Asia. ABCD’s VPs of Events, Heeyeong Jeong (Class of 2021) and Danyang Shen (Class…

By Lauren Wallace-
Africa, global network, International Affinity Club, International Students, Student Event, Student Perspective

DABO Inspires Afro-Optimists All Over the World through Virtual Africa Business Week

At the end of January, the Darden African Business Organization (DABO) hosted its fourth annual Africa Business Week. This year, DABO turned a weeklong schedule of events into a nearly all-virtual program to comply with University COVID safety protocols. DABO board members capitalized on this new virtual reality by…

By Lauren Wallace-
International Affinity Club, International Students, Latin America, Student Event, Student Perspective

Through Club Leadership, Nivia Bassante Garcia (Class of 2021) Helps Others Find Their Voice at Darden

By Abigail Quinn From Ecuador, Second Year Nivia Bassante Garcia (Class of 2021) shares her experience as an international student at Darden, where she serves on the leadership boards of both the Latin American Student Association and Graduate Women in Business. Nivia reflects on the importance of diversity and women…

By Lauren Wallace-
Africa, global, global network, International Affinity Club, International Students, Student Event

Africa Business Week Celebrates Diverse Cultures, Opportunities and Business Landscapes in Africa

The Darden African Business Organization (DABO) hosted its third annual Africa Business Week at Darden. Among a full schedule of speaking engagements and cultural showcase events, this year’s Africa Business Week also included Leadership Speaker Series keynote Mossadeck Bally, chairman and CEO of Azalaï Hotels Group.Meti Aberra (Class…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Global Immersion, Global Internship, global network, International Students, Student Event, Student Perspective

Deepta Singh Yaduvanshi (Class of 2020) Chooses Global Learning Opportunities at Darden and Abroad

Deepta Singh Yaduvanshi (Class of 2020) was born and raised in New Delhi, India. Prior to moving to Charlottesville to attend Darden, Deepta (center left in middle row in above photo) had never lived outside of her home in Delhi but always knew she would move to attend graduate school…

By Lauren Wallace-