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Darden Alum-Led Diversity Program Prepares Indian Women for Finance Careers

Darden alumnus Amit Chakarabarty conceptualized the CFA Institute Young Women in Investment initiative to help close the gender gap in the investment industry in India. Read More

Brand Citizenship: Consumer Expectations and Societal Shifts Drive Brands Taking Stands

The brand promises made between consumer and company in the 20th century typically pertained to aspirational experiences the consumer could expect to receive. In the 21st century, the brand promise has become more nuanced, and more complicated. Read More

UVA Darden Professor Gentile Shortlisted for Thinkers50 Award

UVA Darden Professor Mary Gentile was shortlisted for the prestigious Thinkers50 Distinguished Achievement Awards for the second year in a row. Read More

Silicon Beyond the Valley: UVA Darden Alumni Predict Where Venture Capital Is Going Next

For the better part of a half-century, the epicenter of venture capital in the United States has been located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley. But as technology increasingly enables entrepreneurs, “the universe is expanding” for VC. Read More

UVA Darden Alumni-Led Cybersecurity Venture Draws Significant Funding, High-Profile Clients

Digital risk protection startup SafeGuardCyber has scaled quickly since being launched in 2014 by two Darden alumni. Read More

UVA Darden Alumna Leads Car-Sharing Initiatives in China

After working in finance in New York for six years, a UVA Darden alumna is addressing crucial issues of safety and pollution as director of urban mobility at General Motors China. Read More