Browsing Category: Student Perspective

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

Right nor Wrong? Aamir Imam (Class of 2019) Addresses Cultural Frameworks in Global Immersion Course to Dubai & Bahrain

Aamir Imam (Class of 2019) grew up in Roanoke, Virginia and studied Applied Math – Biology at Brown University. After graduating from Brown, Aamir worked for New Generation Power, a clean energy company that built, owned, and operated solar, hydro, wind and biomass projects around the world. Aamir worked his way…

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

Chris Condon (Class of 2019) Examines the Value of a Global Business Perspective

By Clare MortensonPlease tell us about your background. Why did you decide to pursue your MBA degree at Darden?After completing my undergraduate degree in economics and foreign affairs at the University of Virginia, I worked in the public sector and became interested FinTech. I decided to attend business…

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

Asong Lekeaka (Class of 2019) Expands Darden’s Engagement in Africa through Darden African Business Organization

Asong Lekeaka (Class of 2019) serves as president of the Darden African Business Organization (DABO). When considering business school programs, Asong, originally from Cameroon, looked for the global attitudes and global academic experiences each school offered, as well as whether the schools had an African association or business club for…

By Lauren Wallace-
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-