APRIL 23 – 27, 2018
 

Whether you come out as an ally, advocate, leader or simply yourself, take pride in being part of a discussion about equity, diversity and inclusion with your classmates, coworkers and community.

 

OUT@Anderson

with PRIDE, announces

OUTx Conference

Thursday, April 26 | 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
UCLA Anderson School of Management

To examine the LGBTQ experience in professional life and beyond, this half-day conference will feature workshops, panels and conversations with thought leaders and allies from diverse backgrounds in consulting, retail, entertainment, law and professional sports.

 

Guest Speakers & Panelists

 

Brendon Ayanbadejo (B.A. '99)

LGBTQ Ally and Former NFL Athlete

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Wendy Armitage

Senior Vice President of Ratings, Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Lead, Out@SPE

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Jaimie Conley ('14)

Enterprise SaaS Strategy and Business Value Executive, Okta

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Michael Fleming

Executive Director, David Bohnett Foundation, and Lecturer, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

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Don Haisch ('04)

Chief Account Officer, Real Estate Debt Group, Ares Management

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Christy Mallory (J.D. '08)

State and Local Policy Director and Anna M. Curren Scholar of Law, Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law

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Michael Suphanbat ('10)

Senior Director, Diversity and Inclusion Marketing, Oath Inc.

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William Weinberger

CFO and Chair of Litigation, Parker Milliken

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Rick Zbur

Executive Director, Equality California

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Schedule

 

Monday, April 23

Come out as You

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Ally Rally – Marion Anderson Courtyard Out@Anderson invites you to join our members and show your support by signing the ally pledge.
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Fireside Chat – Room D3.13 Moderator: Chris Weber ('09), Director, Career Advising and Outreach, UCLA Anderson School of Management  
Speakers:
Out@Anderson LGBTQ Members and Allies

Tuesday, April 24

Come out as an Ally

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Ally Rally – Marion Anderson Courtyard Out@Anderson invites you to join our members and show your support by signing the ally pledge.
11:30 – 12:30 p.m. O@A AMA – Room C3.01 Speakers:
Out@Anderson LGBTQ Members and Allies
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. FEMBA O@A AMA – EDR  Speakers:
Out@Anderson LGBTQ Members and Allies

Wednesday, April 25

Come out as an Advocate

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Ally Rally – Marion Anderson Courtyard Out@Anderson invites you to join our members and show your support by signing the ally pledge.
11:30 – 12:30 p.m. Advocacy Panel in partnership with OUTLaw – Room C3.01 Speakers:
Christy Mallory (J.D. '08)
, State and Local Policy Director and Anna M. Curren Scholar of Law, Williams Institute, UCLA School of Law
Rick Zbur, Executive Director, Equality California
William Weinberger, CFO and Chair of Litigation, Parker Milliken
Michael Fleming, Executive Director, David Bohnett Foundation, and Lecturer, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs
9:00 p.m. Sundowners – The Chapel in West Hollywood  

Thursday, April 26

Come out as a Leader

OUTx Conference

11:00 a.m. Registration
11:25 a.m. Welcome Address
11:30 a.m. Diversity & Inclusion Workshop
Jessica Kimball - Diversity & Inclusion at Mattel
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Keynote:
Brendon Ayanbadejo (B.A. '99), LGBTQ Ally and Former NFL Athlete
1:50 p.m. "Coming Out as a Leader"
Panel:
Michael Suphanbat ('10), Senior Director, Diversity and Inclusion Marketing, Oath Inc.
Jaimie Conley ('14), Enterprise SaaS Strategy and Business Value Executive, Okta
Don Haisch ('04), Chief Account Officer, Real Estate Debt Group, Ares Management
Chris Weber ('09) - Director, Career Advising and Outreach at UCLA Anderson School of Management
2:45 p.m. OUTx TEDx
Chris Weber ('09)
, Director, Career Advising and Outreach, UCLA Anderson School of Management
3:40 p.m. Keynote:
Wendy Armitage, Senior Vice President of Ratings, Sony Pictures Entertainment
4:30 p.m. Reception to follow

Friday, April 27

Come Out and Show Solidarity

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Ally Rally – Marion Anderson Courtyard Out@Anderson invites you to join our members and show your support by signing the ally pledge.
12:00 p.m. Moment of Silence in Solidarity with GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network) – Marion Anderson Courtyard Out@Anderson, in an effort to show solidarty with GLSEN, will take a moment of silence to highlight the silencing and erasure of LGBTQ K-12 students. 

Saturday, April 28

Come out as a femba

12:45 – 1:45 p.m.

FEMBA O@A AMA – Marion Anderson Courtyard

Speakers:
Out@Anderson LGBTQ Members and Allies
5:30 p.m.

FEMBA Happy Hour – The Abbey in West Hollywood

 
 

UCLA Anderson joins the UCLA LGBT Campus Resource Center in celebrating over 20 years of advocacy.

 
 

I am Bruin Pride

 

I Am Bruin Pride presents the stories, experiences, and contributions of LGBTQ students, staff, faculty and alumni of UCLA in an inclusive and diverse manner.

Jerry Kang

UCLA law professor named university's first vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion

Kay Ryan (B.A. '76, M.A. '68)

The 16th U.S. Poet Laureate alters how we see the world within and around us

George Takei (B.A. '60, M.A. '64)

Alumnus, activist and icon George Takei once helmed a starship — then he dedicated himself to fighting for equal rights for all

It Gets Better Project

Chancellor Gene Block leads UCLA in support of the worldwide It Gets Better Project, which encourages LGBTQ young people facing harassment and inspires needed change

 

Anderson Community Voices

 

Kelsey Gorman ('16)

Kelsey Gorman upped her game as an active ally when she came to UCLA Anderson

Ben Fichera ('17)

Reaching Out LGBT MBA fellow Ben Fichera moved from Boston and "can't wait to take advantage of L.A.'s vibrant music scene"

Ned Mitchell ('17)

Reaching Out LGBT MBA fellow Ned Mitchell vows to stop saying, "I wish I could"

Ana Sheila Victorino ('16)

Anderson Student Association VP of diversity and inclusion added "glocal" color to her causes and career

Jess Kimball ('15)

Jess, an active Out@Anderson member, entered UCLA Anderson to take her college consulting business to a new level — and grew in other ways, too

Devon Dickau (B.A. '07, '15)

In his 2015 talk during TED Week at Anderson, Devon Dickau encouraged the Anderson community to "lead OUT" with personal authenticity

Lindsay Shaffer ('15)

Lindsay Shaffer set a goal to see UCLA Anderson become the leading MBA program for the LGBT population

Chris Weber ('09)

UCLA Anderson's director of career advising and outreach was an Out@Anderson member and Anderson Gay and Lesbian Business Alumni Association

Derek Bailey ('16)

Derek Bailey shared his personal challenge coming out and now encourages others

Paul Colichman ('85)

One of Anderson’s Inspirational 100, Paul Colichman is CEO of Here Media, the world’s leading media company targeting the LGBTQ community

Chris Tang

Professor Chris Tang’s latest research addresses social and corporate responsibility; he believes they are as important as profits to any company leader

Brett Trueman

Professor Brett Trueman always had a penchant for Wall Street; it’s no surprise that he pursued an academic career involving finance and accounting

World Prospect Feature

Educating companies across the globe about LGBT workplace rights, Out & Equal turned to a UCLA Anderson field study team to take their services worldwide

Alumni Brunch

Anderson's Gay and Lesbian Business Alumni (GLBA) and Out@Anderson brunch is an annual tradition