Darden South Asia Society


Past Events

Bollywood Night

Darden students danced to the tune of South Asian music in our annual dance party organized this year at the X-Lounge

First Annual Inter-MBA Cricket Tournament

Cricket teams from Darden, Kenan-Flagler Business School and Robert Smith School of Business battled out at the park with Robert Smith winning the championship

Chai & Samosa Series

Conducted 2 chai and somasa events with Professor Sarasvati and Professor Venkatraman to give DSAS members an opportunity to interact with professors outside classroom and learn about research by professors

Career and Course Selection Events

Conducted various career related events to create a platform for interaction between FY’s and SY’s on career search and advice on course selection

Calls and Mentorship for Admitted Students

Phone calls to admitted students to help them make a decision and help them answer any questions on life@Darden and transitioning to Charlottesville.

Events Planned for the Coming Year


Talks by executive and officials on business and policy environment in the region

Chai & Samosa Series

We will continue with chai and samosa series with professors

Diwali Cold Call

Sponsor a cold call on Diwali. Diwali is a festival of lights and is celebrated across India

Eid First Coffee

Sponsor first coffee to celebrate Eid, a festival that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting


We plan to organize a get-together on Holi, a festival of colors celebrated across India

Bollywood Dance Night

Make this event a much waited yearly event for the whole Darden Community

Cricket Tournament

Organize this again next year and increase participation from other schools and students from non cricket playing nations

Career Coaching Sessions and Panels

Career coaching for incoming FY’s to orient them for job search. We believe this will be critical as concept of off-grounds career search and networking is new for students joining from the region

Course Selection Sessions

With lot of options to pick up courses in final quarter and in 2nd year, we will help

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