UVA Darden Podcasts
Experience Darden, Episode 47: An Interview with Jordan Hart, MBA Class of 2020

Experience Darden, Episode 47: An Interview with Jordan Hart, MBA Class of 2020

January 17, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Jordan Hart. Jordan is a Second Year student in our Class of 2020, and we recently sat down with her to talk about her summer internship, her extracurricular activities as well as her plans post-graduation. Jordan is President of the Tech Club, VP of Admissions for the Graduate Women in Business club and she also serves on the Second Year Student Admissions Committee (SAC).

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 106: An Interview with Tim Harvey, GEMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 106: An Interview with Tim Harvey, GEMBA Class of 2020

January 17, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Tim Harvey. Tim is a Global Executive MBA format student in our Class of 2020, and we recently caught up with him to talk about his decision to pursue an MBA, what attracted him to our GEMBA format as well as the start-up, Owl Peak Labs, he recently founded with his classmate, Taison Bell. Pro Tip: Keep an eye out in the next few days for our conversation with Taison!

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 105: An Interview with Olivia Zhou, GEMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 105: An Interview with Olivia Zhou, GEMBA Class of 2020

January 10, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Olivia Zhou. Olivia is a Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) format student in our Class of 2020, and she gave birth to her son just a few weeks after the start of the program. We recently sat down to talk with her about her background, the impact of her Darden experience, as well as how she has balanced the program and the demands of being a new mom.

Experience Darden, Episode 46: An Interview with Joey Burton, Executive Director for Darden’s Institute for Business in Society

Experience Darden, Episode 46: An Interview with Joey Burton, Executive Director for Darden’s Institute for Business in Society

January 10, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Joey Burton. Joey is Executive Director for Darden’s Institute for Business in Society (IBIS), and we recently sat down with him about what brought him to Darden, how IBIS supports faculty research and how this research impacts the classroom experience as well as how Darden helps train responsible leaders.

Leadership Unscripted: A Conversation with Carolyn Miles, CEO of Save the Children

Leadership Unscripted: A Conversation with Carolyn Miles, CEO of Save the Children

January 3, 2020

In this episode, Save the Children CEO Carolyn Miles (MBA'88) discusses the role of women in the developing world and the ability of women and girls to change the trajectory of a country's development towards a more equal and democratic society. 

Leadership Unscripted is a Darden speaker series hosted at UVA Darden DC Metro in Arlington, Virginia. To learn more, visit us at: www.darden.virginia.edu

Recorded 6 November 2019.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 104: An Interview with Tom Duffy, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 104: An Interview with Tom Duffy, EMBA Class of 2020

January 3, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Tom Duffy. Tom is an Executive MBA (EMBA) format student in our Class of 2020, and he is based in New England. We recently sat down to talk more about his background, why he decided to pursue an MBA, what brought him to Darden as well as what motivated him to serve as a Section representative for his class.

Experience Darden, Episode 45: An Interview with Ed Yu, Senior Director for Investment Banking Careers

Experience Darden, Episode 45: An Interview with Ed Yu, Senior Director for Investment Banking Careers

January 3, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Ed Yu. Ed is Senior Director for Investment Banking Careers with Darden’s Career Development Center (CDC), and we recently sat down to talk with Ed about his background, how the CDC prepares students for the Investment Banking interview process as well as why Darden is such a great fit for future investment bankers.

Experience Darden, Episode 44: An Interview with Tom Steenburgh, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Development and the Full-Time MBA Program

Experience Darden, Episode 44: An Interview with Tom Steenburgh, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Development and the Full-Time MBA Program

December 27, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Tom Steenburgh. Tom is the Richard S. Reynolds Professor of Business Administration, and he is also Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Development and the Full-Time MBA Program. We recently sat down with Tom to talk about his background, what brought him to Darden, what he enjoys about his role as Senior Associate Dean, and how he feels the two years of MBA study, including pre-matriculation activities, fit together.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 103: An Interview with Laura Martens, Director of Washington D.C. Initiatives

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 103: An Interview with Laura Martens, Director of Washington D.C. Initiatives

December 27, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Laura Martens. Laura is Director of Washington, DC Initiatives for the Darden School of Business, and we recently sat down to talk about her background, what attracted her to her current role and some of the things she is currently working on as Darden continues to build its presence and brand in the Washington, DC metro area.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 102: Our Ongoing Interview with Jonas Porcar Ferrer and Bhavin Patel, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 102: Our Ongoing Interview with Jonas Porcar Ferrer and Bhavin Patel, EMBA Class of 2020

December 20, 2019

They’re back! We continue our ongoing conversation with Jonas Porcar Ferrer and Bhavin Patel. In this episode, we catch up with Jonas and Bhavin to talk about Quarters 6 and 7, including the recent Europe global residency, their elective choices as well as what they’ve enjoyed their latest slate of core courses.