Browsing Category: Student Perspective

global, global network, International Affinity Club, 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-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, 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-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, International Students, Student Perspective

Hello from Tanvi Pritmani (Class of 2019), CGI’s Lead Student Ambassador!

Second year student Tanvi Pritmani (Class of 2019, second from right in above photo) serves as the lead student ambassador for the Center for Global Initiatives (CGI). CGI student ambassadors support the promotion, development and improvement of all global academic offerings, including Darden Worldwide Courses (DWCs), the Exchange Program and…

By Lauren Wallace-
alumni, global careers, global network, International Affinity Club, International Students, Student Perspective

Latin American Student Association President, Felipe Terrazas Martins (Class of 2019), Discusses Club Leadership, International Alumni Network and Post-Grad Goals

Felipe Terrazas Martins (Class of 2019) was born in Brazil and grew up in Chile. Felipe attended the Universidad de Chile in Santiago and worked as a portfolio manager for Zurich Financial Services before becoming an associate at BlackRock. He held both of these positions from his home in Santiago…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, global network, International Affinity Club, International Students, Student Perspective

Building Bridges: Karen Li (Class of 2019) Expands Global Connections through Club Leadership and Darden Worldwide Courses

Tell us a little about yourself: Why did you choose Darden for your MBA experience? What did you do prior to attending Darden and what do you hope to do after you graduate?I lived all of my life in Beijing, China before moving to Charlottesville to attend Darden. After…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, global network, International Affinity Club, International Students, Student Perspective

Felix Artmann (Class of 2019) Discusses Entrepreneurship and the Darden Experience

Felix Artmann (Class of 2019) came to Darden from Frankfurt, Germany. Prior to Darden, he completed his undergraduate degree at Technical University of Munich and co-founded a coffee machine company, Bonaverde, which was one of the top 16 technology projects on Kickstarter in the world in 2013. Felix is…

By Lauren Wallace-
Global Immersion, International Students, Student Perspective

Experiencing Darden Internationally: Godwin Marfo Ahenkorah (Class of 2019) Offers Insights on Darden Worldwide Courses, Club Leadership and Life at Darden to International Students

Godwin Marfo Ahenkorah (Class of 2019, left in above photo) came to the U.S. for the first time in fall 2017 to attend Darden. A former management trainee at Vodafone in Accra, Ghana, Godwin’s interests in technology and operations led him to apply for business school in the…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, global network, Student Perspective

Why Experiencing China is a Must for Business Students: Mike Christison (Class of 2019) Expounds on Darden Worldwide Course

Mike Christison (Class of 2019) was born and raised in central Illinois, then moved to the Washington, D.C. area after undergrad. Before Darden, he was the first hire at a startup marketing research consultancy based in Alexandria, Virginia. Currently, Mike is a second-year student finishing his dual MBA…

By Lauren Wallace-
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