Global Moment: The value of being overseas on spring break

  • March 27, 2019
  • By Molly Cruitt
  • 1 minute read

Angela Lu, MBA ’19, was one of 35 full-time MBA students who spent their spring break in Barcelona, Spain, March 9-16, 2019, experiencing the country’s global wine distribution model first hand.

Lu and other students took an intensive week-long course with Olin professor Sam Chun, assistant dean and director of executive education, then applied those lessons to a series of branding challenges posed by local wineries Gramona and Pere Ventura.

For Lu, the experience was a crash course in combining application and education and applying her professor’s lessons immediately and with consequence.

The trip was part of an Olin initiative piloting its new, revised MBA program, featuring a monthlong global immersion in Washington, DC, Barcelona and Shanghai.

Global Moments in Barcelona: Angela Lu


Angela Lu, MBA '19 speaks about her experience with 35 MBA classmates who traveled to Barcelona over spring break 2019.

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Molly Cruitt

Molly Cruitt

Molly Cruitt was WashU Olin's digital content specialist for nearly three years until late 2020. She is passionate about telling great stories and showing the lesser-known side of things. Molly holds a master of arts in communication from Saint Louis University and loves dogs, food, and crafting.

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