Experience Darden
Experience Darden #61: Joanne Meier, Assistant Dean for Digital and Instructional Initiatives

Experience Darden #61: Joanne Meier, Assistant Dean for Digital and Instructional Initiatives

April 24, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Joanne Meier. Joanne is Assistant Dean for Digital and Instructional Initiatives at the Darden School of Business, and we connected with her via Zoom to talk about the school’s experience transitioning to a fully virtual learning environment in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Experience Darden #60: Marc Johnson, Senior Executive Director for Global Affairs and Enterprise Initiatives

Experience Darden #60: Marc Johnson, Senior Executive Director for Global Affairs and Enterprise Initiatives

April 17, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Marc Johnson. Marc is a Darden alumnus (EMBA ’13), and he is also Senior Executive Director for Global Affairs and Enterprise Initiatives at the Darden School of Business. Marc has been at the center of the school’s response to the current coronavirus pandemic, and we recently connected with him via Zoom to talk about how things are going at the school and the University, the current state of planning for the Class of 2022, his advice for international students and much more.

Experience Darden #59: The Darden African Business Organization (DABO)

Experience Darden #59: The Darden African Business Organization (DABO)

April 10, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with two leaders of the Darden African Business Organization (DABO), Meti Aberra and Sindara Oyekola. Meti and Sindara are both second year students in our Class of 2020, and we sat down with them in Charlottesville a couple months ago to talk about their decision to pursue their MBA, what led them to Darden, what attracted them to their leadership positions with DABO, how DABO builds awareness about the African continent within the Darden community and more. Fun fact: Meti also has her own podcast. Check it out!

Experience Darden #58: Professor Greg Fairchild on Teaching Ethics through Literature

Experience Darden #58: Professor Greg Fairchild on Teaching Ethics through Literature

April 3, 2020

In this episode of the podcast, we catch up with Greg Fairchild. In addition to serving as a Professor in the Strategy, Ethics and Entrepreneurship area, Greg is also Associate Dean for Washington, DC Area Initiative, and we recently connected to talk with him about the Ethics through Literature elective he leads in the full-time MBA program. If you’re looking for a few reading recommendations during this time of social distancing, this podcast is essential listening.