Browsing Category: Student Perspective

Africa, Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, global network, Student Perspective

#UgandaLikeIt: Tristram Worth (Class of 2019) Shares Stories and Lessons from Memorable Darden Worldwide Course to Uganda

By Tristram Worth (Darden Class of 2019) #UgandaLikeIt quickly became the informal theme of my Darden Worldwide Course (DWC) to Uganda.  One of my witty classmates coined the moniker on our first day in Uganda as we set out on an 8-hour bus ride from Entebbe to the…

By Lauren Wallace-
Africa, Darden Worldwide Course, Executive MBA, Global Consulting Project, Global Immersion, global network, Latin America, Middle East, Student Perspective

Around the World with DWCs: T. Hoang Le (MBA ’18) on Four Global Experiences to Uganda, Cuba, Israel and Ghana

Recent graduate T. Hoang Le (MBA ’18) attended Darden as an international student from Vietnam. She moved to the U.S. when she was 16 and proceeded to attend Bryn Mawr College where she graduated with a degree in Mathematics in 2013. Before coming to Darden, T. helped companies in…

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

Aly Yarris (Class of 2018) Compares Themes and Lessons from Three of Darden’s Global Immersion Courses

By Sabrina LiuBefore coming to Darden, Aly Yarris (Class of 2018, far right in above photo) worked as a program manager at Stanford University where she designed educational leadership development programs for students. Aly earned a master degree’s in education at the University of Pennsylvania in 2012 before…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Topics Course, Latin America, Student Perspective

Alex Koes (Class of 2018) Shares Takeaways from the Global Topics Course to Patagonia

‘Patagonia!’ he cried. ‘She is a hard mistress. She casts her spell. An enchantress! She folds you in her arms and never lets go.’ -The MaestroAs an avid outdoorsman, I always fanaticized about travelling to Patagonia; to see the snowcapped peaks, rushing rivers, and glacial lakes; to meet the…

By Kate Beach-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Immersion, Latin America, Student Perspective

“The world is becoming so much smaller. I’m grateful for the opportunity to see these changes!” Meg Greenhalgh (Class of 2018) Elaborates on Darden Worldwide Course Experiences

By Sabrina LiuMeg Greenhalgh (second from left in above photo) is a second year student from northern Virginia and founder of startup Brandefy, an app that compares store brand and name brand personal care products. Brandefy recently won an award from the 5th annual Graduate Startup Pitch Competition, PitchTexas…

By Lauren Wallace-
Darden Worldwide Course, Global Business Experience, Global Topics Course, Student Perspective

Catherine Aranda Explores How Design Principles Inform Business Strategy on Darden Course to Barcelona

Catherine Aranda (Class of 2018) recently participated in “Strategy by Design,” the Darden Worldwide Course to Barcelona, led by Professor Jeanne Liedtka. In her own words:If you know me, you know that during my time at Darden, I fell in love with design thinking and strategy. I found mentors…

By Kate Beach-
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