Browsing Category: Student Perspective

Darden Worldwide Course, East Asia, Europe & Russia, Global Immersion, International Affinity Club, International Students, Student Perspective

Life Across Continents: Clement Le Royer (Class of 2020) Discusses Around the World Experiences Before, During and After Darden

Clement Le Royer (Class of 2020) is the outgoing president of the Asia Business Club at Darden and will graduate from Darden this upcoming weekend. Before graduation, Clement took some time to share with us his global experiences at Darden and his plans for what comes next. Clement shared: Please…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, International Students, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Outgoing VP for International Affairs Chawit Rochanakit (Class of 2020) Reflects on Transition to Charlottesville and Darden Community

Before his upcoming graduation from Darden this spring, Second Year student Chawit Rochanakit (Class of 2020) took some time to share with us his Darden experiences as an international student, his role as the VP for International Affairs, and his decision to participate in the Darden Worldwide Course to India…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Exchange, Exchange program, global network, Latin America, Student Perspective

To Argentina and Beyond: Aaron Wilson (Class of 2020) Discusses the Importance of Global Education

By Jean Yoon Aaron Wilson (Class of 2020, center right in above photo) is a Second Year student who will join McKinsey & Co. after graduation this May. He participated in a Darden Worldwide Course in Cuba and went on exchange to IAE Business School in Argentina during Quarter 2…

By Lauren Wallace-
Europe & Russia, Global Consulting Project, global network, Student Perspective

Family Connection Facilitates Global Consulting Project Opportunity for Second Year Student Elise Sidamon-Eristoff (Class of 2020)

By Jean YoonElise Sidamon-Eristoff (second from left in above photo), from Washington, D.C., focused on Peace and Conflict Studies at Colgate University before launching her career in economic development. She worked for Chemonics International, an international development firm that implements USAID grant-funded projects. Wanting to expand…

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

Global Business and Culture Club President Julie Calderon-Benavente (Class of 2020) Reflects on Her Global Experience at Darden

By Jean YoonJulie Calderon-Benavente (Class of 2020, center in above photo), originally from Peru, is a Second Year student who will begin a full-time role with Google after graduation this May. She serves as the president of the Global Business and Culture Club (GBCC) and will participate…

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

Pallabi Chakraborty (Class of 2020) Shares Reflections from Australia DWC

Pallabi Chakraborty, currently a Second Year student at Darden, recently participated in the Darden Worldwide Course to Australia, a new offering this year. Prior to coming to Darden, Pallabi worked in the data and policy industry and earned an undergraduate degree from West Bengal University of Technology and a Master…

By Kate Beach-
Europe & Russia, Exchange, Exchange program, global network, International Students, Student Perspective

Hedwige Serot Almeras Fulfills Dream of Returning to the U.S. to Study through Darden Exchange Program

Hedwige Serot Almeras, a student at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland pursuing a master’s degree in international strategy, participated in the Fall 2019 Darden Exchange Program. Before she returned to Europe for the winter holiday, Hedwige (second from right in above photo) shared more about her Darden…

By Lauren Wallace-
Executive Residency, South Asia, Southeast Asia & Australia, Student Perspective

Culture, Religion and Business in India: Jessica Block (EMBA Class of 2020) Recalls Lessons Learned from Global Residency

Executive MBA student Jessica Block (Class of 2020, right in above photo) took part in the Executive MBA global residency in India in November 2019. Asked to reflect on an “essential question” during the residency, Jessica shared her insights with us in her own words: My impression going into this…

By Lauren Wallace-
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