Latinos@Anderson
 

At UCLA, generations of Latino students pursue higher education, build a cultural identity and create a legacy for future Bruins.

 

In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15–October 15), UCLA Anderson celebrates the contributions our students, alumni, faculty and staff have made to the university, to business leadership and to the community.

 

Our Stories

 

The Weather on Wall Street

From farming to higher ed to business to community revitalization, make-or-break solutions form the leitmotif of Esther Torrez' ('82) career

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Elvia Delgado

She's No. 1

Strategist Elvia Delgado's (’99) insights into multi-ethnic communities drove California’s highest health care enrollment

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Juan Salcedo

The Future of Health Care?

Corporate Controller Juan Salcedo (’83) tells the story in numbers

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The First Latina Manager at Paramount Studios Made Diversity Her Mission

Maggie Peña (’85), co-founder of the UCLA Latino Management Students Association, says "serendipity" and a group of strong Latina women led to the establishment of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs

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The Iceman Comments: A Q&A with Roberto Sequeira ('07)

The CEO of Gläce Ice keeps customers cool by carving out a luxury niche in the multibillion-dollar ice business

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Significant Moments in Latino Bruin History

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15) UCLA celebrates the contributions Latino Bruins have made to the university and the community.

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Applied Management Research Field Study

 

Whether evaluating new models for microfinance, improving foreign supply chain efficiency or evaluating growth and expansion strategies, our global pro-social AMR field study projects make a real, immediate and often profound impact.

Ecuador

Five UCLA Anderson MBAs propose a sustainable solution for extracting crab meat in Ecuador in their Applied Management Research field study project

Peru

UCLA Anderson MBA field study team creates a sustainable preservation strategy for the geoglyphic Carmen Lines of Peru

Guatemala

Guatemalan coffee and a cooperative representing more than 100 farmers become the focus for Anderson MBAs

 
 

5 Questions

 

Ana Peña ('13)

Director of Conference Support Team, Teach for All

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Diana Salsa (B.A. '03, '09)

Director of Marketing,
Wonderful Citrus

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Erica Dionne ('09)

VP of Product Development and Strategy, Digital Distribution, NBCUniversal Inc.

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Riordan Programs

 

riordan

Providing a pathway for underrepresented students to excel in business and leadership

Tomorrow's leaders emerge from a transformational experience with Riordan mentors, educational workshops and community service. The Riordan Scholars Program, College to Career Program and MBA Fellows Program provide leadership and management training to diverse individuals all over the country.

Episode 20

Beza Ayalew
Riordan Scholars Alum Class of 2017

Topic: The Impact of Riordan Programs in my Life.

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Riordan Scholars
 

Conferences

 
LABA
Annual Event

Latin American Business Conference

The annual Latin American Business Conference gathers prominent influential leaders from both the private and public sectors to address the economic challenges and opportunities in Latin America.

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Latin Heritage Anderson Afternoon
Club Events

ALMA Campus Group Events

ALMA is committed to building a diverse, inclusive and collaborative environment to promote professional development and business leadership while celebrating the American Latino experience.

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UCLA Optimists

 

Adriana Galván

Associate Professor, Psychology

Marcelo Suárez-Orozco

Wasserman Dean, UCLA School of Education & Information Studies

Al Osborne

Senior Associate Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Ana-Christina Ramón

Assistant Director, UCLA Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies

 

Student Clubs

 

Many professional and identity clubs at UCLA Anderson represent our diverse campus and initiatives.

 

Learn How We Champion and Celebrate Diversity:

 

Latinos@Anderson

Asian-Pacific@Anderson

Women@Anderson

Black@Anderson

LGBTQ@Anderson

Veterans@Anderson
 

Other Resources

 



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Diversity At UCLA

Graduate education at UCLA couldn’t have reached the heights it has without a full commitment to welcoming and fostering the diverse population that today thrives on our campus.



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Toigo Foundation

Toigo’s mission is to foster the career advancement and increased leadership of underrepresented talent by creating mechanisms for greater inclusion, from the classroom to the boardroom.



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UCLA LGBT Resource Center

UCLA’s LGBT Resource Center provides a comprehensive range of education and advocacy services supporting intersectional identity development as well as fostering unity, wellness and an open, safe and inclusive environment for UCLA’s LGBTQ community.