UVA Darden Podcasts
The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 95: An Interview with Laura Bordoni of Darden’s Executive MBA Student Affairs Team

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 95: An Interview with Laura Bordoni of Darden’s Executive MBA Student Affairs Team

November 16, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Laura Bordoni. Laura works closely with our Class of 2021 as a Student Affairs resource, and we recently sat down to talk about her background, what she enjoys about working with executive format students, her tips for balancing the demands of work, life and school, as well as the extracurricular opportunities and support available to students in our Executive MBA Program.

Experience Darden, Episode 37: An Interview with Sarah Elliott and Ed Warwick of Darden’s Student Affairs Team

Experience Darden, Episode 37: An Interview with Sarah Elliott and Ed Warwick of Darden’s Student Affairs Team

November 16, 2019

In this episode of the podcast we catch up with Sarah Elliott and Ed Warwick. Sarah and Ed are members of Darden’s Student Affairs team, and we recently sat down to talk with them about what they enjoy about working with Darden students, the resources the Office of Student Affairs provides, how Learning Teams are assembled as well as their advice for incoming Darden students.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 94: An Interview with Ron Cook, GEMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 94: An Interview with Ron Cook, GEMBA Class of 2020

November 13, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we welcome back Ron Cook. Ron is a two-time guest on the podcast, and we recently sat down to talk with him about his leadership roles with our Executive MBA Entrepreneurship Club and Black Executive MBA student organization, what he hopes to accomplish with these organizations this year, as well as his start-up in Kenya that will be the basis of a Global Consulting Project this year.

Experience Darden, Episode 36: An Interview with Max Linden, Class of 2020 & President of the Darden Student Association

Experience Darden, Episode 36: An Interview with Max Linden, Class of 2020 & President of the Darden Student Association

November 13, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with second year student, Max Linden. Max is President of the Darden Student Association (DSA), and we recently sat down to talk with him about his background, what led him to Darden, what the DSA has in store for the year ahead and his advice for prospective students. Pro Tip: For additional DSA-related listening, be sure to check out our previous interview with last year’s DSA President, Tom Gonzalez.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 93: An Interview with Connie Dunlop, Executive Director for Professional Advancement

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 93: An Interview with Connie Dunlop, Executive Director for Professional Advancement

November 8, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Connie Dunlop. Connie is a repeat guest on the podcast, and we recently sat down to discuss the decision to move the Professional Advancement Course (PAC) to Quarter 1 as well as the work she and Darden faculty have been doing to update the program’s experiential learning curriculum.

#emba #gemba #career #whydarden

Experience Darden, Episode 35: An Interview with GWIB Leaders Laura Brokaw and Lauren Shaw

Experience Darden, Episode 35: An Interview with GWIB Leaders Laura Brokaw and Lauren Shaw

November 8, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Second Year students, Laura Brokaw and Lauren Shaw. Laura and Lauren are both leaders of Darden’s Graduate Women in Business (GWIB) student organization, and we recently sat down to talk with them about what led them to Darden, what GWIB has planned for the coming year and how their career and curricular interests have involved during their time in business school.

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 92: An Interview with Ladi Carr, Director for Global Executive Programs

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 92: An Interview with Ladi Carr, Director for Global Executive Programs

November 6, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Ladi Carr. Ladi is a repeat guest on the ExecMBA Podcast, and we invited her back to talk about our recent global innovations. Students in our Executive MBA Program now have as many as 12 global residencies from which to choose, and during this episode we discuss the new locations, the inspiration for the updates and the role the global residencies play in our curricular design.

#dardenglobal #globalresidency #emba #gemba #darden #whydarden

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 91: An Interview with Allison Price and Jarrod Tibbs on Supporting Our Executive Format Students

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 91: An Interview with Allison Price and Jarrod Tibbs on Supporting Our Executive Format Students

November 1, 2019

A double feature! In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with two of the staff members who support our executive format students – Allison Price and Jarrod TibbsAllison is a member of our Executive MBA Program team and Jarrod leads the Distance Learning team that facilitates our online classes. We recently sat down with Allison and Jarrod to talk about their roles and what they enjoy about working with executive format students.

Experience Darden, Episode 34: An Interview with Christie Julien, Assistant Dean for Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Experience Darden, Episode 34: An Interview with Christie Julien, Assistant Dean for Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

November 1, 2019

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Christie Julien. Christie is Darden’s Assistant Dean for Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and she is also the newest member of Darden’s Enterprise leadership team. We sat down with Christie as she approached her one month anniversary in her role to talk about what attracted her to Darden, why she’s passionate about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and her goals and plans for the months ahead.

 

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 90: An Interview with Ashley Keating, EMBA Class of 2020

The ExecMBA Podcast, Episode 90: An Interview with Ashley Keating, EMBA Class of 2020

October 25, 2019

In this episode, we catch up with Ashley Keating. Ashley is an EMBA format student in our Class of 2020, and we recently sat down with her to talk about her MBA journey: Why she decided to pursue an MBA, what brought her to Darden, and how she balances the demands of work, school and being a mom. Ashley is also in the process of launching her own venture, and during this conversation she also highlights VC Bootcamp, the Cav Angels group and some of the other resources that have allowed her to explore her entrepreneurial interests.