The Center for Global Initiatives hosted a cohort of 32 part-time MBA students from PAD School of Management in Lima, Peru from 8-12 October for an international partner program focused on innovation and entrepreneurship. The program, led by the Darden faculty team of Raul Chao, Tom Steenburgh and Elena Loutskina, included lessons in finance, operations, marketing and leadership applied through an entrepreneurial lens.
In September and October, Ed Freeman, Elis and Signe Olsson professor of business administration and academic director of the Institute for Business in Society, Marc Johnson (EMBA ’13), senior executive director for global affairs and enterprise initiatives, and Kara Mullins, vice president for advancement, traveled across Asia engaging with Darden alumni and prospective students, connecting with corporate partners and meeting with local executives.
University at Large
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation tapped University of Virginia climate change expert Deborah Lawrence to write about the crucial importance of forests, just ahead of the United Nations’ landmark report on the dire situation the Earth is facing due to rising temperatures.