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Asian-Pacific American Heritage

Los Angeles is the hub of the Pacific Rim. UCLA Anderson benefits from the business expertise and cultural knowledge of students, faculty and staff in our community with extensive global experience. May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, and Anderson joins the nationwide celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

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Success Stories

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With Passions for Theater, Crowdfunding, Tech and VC, Two UCLA Anderson Students Are Switching Gears in B-School
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To the Class of 2016: “Remember Your Steps”. Kelcey Cheung (’16), Class of 2016 MBA Commencement Speaker
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Kenichi Nogami Brings Pioneering Technology to Market
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This financial services professional devotes time and skills to others’ economic empowerment
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Jeremy Mau (’17) describes how it feels to be on the winning team of the ACG Cup
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Wooden Fellow Rob Douk (GEMBA '16) is improving health, H2O and hope from 8,000 miles away
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U.S. Air Force Captain Dennis Wu (FEMBA ’18) has an unconventional war story
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Why Yu Chen ('17) chose B-school over becoming a hotshot lawyer
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U.S. Army Captain Branden Wong (FEMBA ’17) balances active-duty military service with business school
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Wooden Fellow Virginia Tancioco (M.D./MBA '16) puts health literacy in the hands of mothers
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Leslie Kwoh ('15)
The former WSJ journalist transitioned to major brand management responsibilities in just one year.
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Ya-Ting Leaf ('15)
U.S. Airforce intelligence officer Leaf pursued an Anderson MBA to augment the leadership abilities she learned in the military.
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Masahiro "Hiro" Akashi ('15)
Recipient of the prestigious Nozawa Fellowship established WHITE CROSS to revolutionize the Japanese dental industry.
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Anderson MBAs conduct an analysis of the higher education sector in the Philippines to help client Vittana develop student loan microfinancing.
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William Yu
Finding High Correlation between Human Capital and Preschool Enrollments
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Margaret Shih
Anderson social psychologist once thought she might become a musician but found that research is in her blood.
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Rakesh Sarin
Anderson's Paine Chair in Management published Engineering Happiness because he's certain that becoming happier is a choice we can all make.
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Bhagwan Chowdry
Anderson Professor of Finance on economics and social impact investing: "Risk can be shared."
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William Yu
UCLA Anderson Forecast economist Yu and PwC's Siu Fung Chan take a macro view of China's economy.
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Chris Tang
The Edward W. Carter Chair in Business Administration talks about how small businesses can best compete under the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
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Bill Ouchi
Distinguished Professor of Management and Organizations and the Sanford and Betty Sigoloff Chair in Corporate Renewal studies management styles in business and education.
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Keith Chen
Behavioral economist Chen says languages that don't have a future tense strongly correlate with higher savings.
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Sanjog Misra
Marketing professor enters the big data space and finds that "humans still have to make the big decisions."
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Suhas Sridharan
Raised by two academics, the Anderson accounting professor never thought she'd make her career in higher education.
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Maia Young
Studies conducted by Associate Professor Maia Young and her coauthors found that retaining personal "mystique" in the workplace may engender greater success.
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Jason Hsu
The Research Affiliates co-founder and adjunct professor of finance explains what alternative indexing means and why it might be smart to get some.
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9 Tips for Aspiring MBA Entrepreneurs
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Entrepreneur Eunice Cho ('14) had nothing to wear, so she created AELLA
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Deborah Chew (GEMBA '15) leaves "Footprints of Change" throughout Asia
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Meet the alumnus who built the UCLA Anderson brand in Indonesia
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For the Price Center's Bhavna Sivanand ('14) making an impact is her business
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T.K. Pillan ('96) shared some lessons he learned about starting a business
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Veggie Grill heats up and makes Forbes' list of 'Companies to watch'.
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Tony Hung's (M.D., MBA '13) nonprofit passion project enhances the value of clinical care
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Shilpy Gupta (FEMBA ’14)
With Anderson's emphasis on women in leadership, support from her classmates and four firm job offers, the system engineer's career soared in a new direction.
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Shannon Kung ('15) recalls how mentors helped her land a new job with Disney -- working on something with Mickey Mouse
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Dr. Il SaKong (MBA ’66, Ph.D. ’69)
Institute for Global Economics CEO and former finance minister of Korea says, "The Asian economy will play a continuously important role as it grows faster than the rest of the world." 
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Jeff Chang's (FEMBA '12) company solves the battery problem
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Bhavna Sivanand ('14)
Public health and international development entrepreneur finds that how and where we live drive chronic disease, despite better nutrition and exercise.
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Tony Hung (MD/MBA ’13)
Trained in oncology and entrepreneurship, Hung envisions a series of fully integrated cancer treatment centers offering affordable, comprehensive treatment.
 
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Jeff Chang  (FEMBA '12)
The youngest person ever to become a radiologist co-founded startup Doblet, which is building a smart portable charging network for mobile.
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Cheng-Si Wei ('83)
Inspirational 100 alumnus, chemical engineer and renowned scholar strives to integrate technical optimization with economic and environmental optimization.
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Conversations That Matter

 
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Guy Kawasaki ('79)
Expert advice for fellow entrepreneurs from the Anderson Inspirational 100 alumnus who changed technology marketing.
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Indra Nooyi
The chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, recipient of Anderson's John Wooden Global Leadership Award, talked about her company's global strategy.
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Gurcharan Das
The bestselling author and management guru explains why business leaders' humility is more important than their intelligence.
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Tony Hsieh
The famously holacratic Zappos CEO talks passion, profit and purpose.
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Speakers

 
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William Yu
UCLA Anderson Forecast economist Yu and PwC's Siu Fung Chan take a macro view of China's economy.

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Hwee Hua Lim ('89)
Alumna Hwee Hua Lim, a founding member of the CGM advisory board and former member of Singapore's parliament, analyzes the role of government in business.
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Vivek Sharma
The SVP of online for Disney Parks stressed accelerating digital innovation to an audience at the annual Easton Social & Leadership Styles Series.
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Clement C.M. Leung
As Hong Kong commissioner for economic and trade affairs to the U.S., Leung takes an interest in where advantages for China and the rest of the world converge.
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Anita Raghavan
Reporter and author of true-life business thriller The Billionaire's Apprentice talks about the founders of the Galleon Group hedge fund and its demise.
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Hiroshi Motomura
UCLA's Susan Westerberg Prager Professor of Law reflects on the "boundaries of possibility" as Congress determines monumental changes to immigration policy.
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Arun Sarin
The former Vodafone CEO expanded the definition of products and services in the telecom industry to encompass total communications.
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Chris Tang
The Edward W. Carter Chair in Business Administration is an expert in supply chain innovations that involve local communities to create social enterprises and companies.
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Events

 
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GEMBA Commencement
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Saki Takasu ('16) was charged up to learn how women in last mile communities in Indonesia are accessing technology
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UCLA Anderson celebrated the 30th Anniversary of its Nozawa Fellowship program

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GEMBA Asia 10-year Anniversary
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Annual Wilbur K. Woo Conference
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Innovation China

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Affiliations

 
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Asian Management Student Association (AMSA)
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Greater China Business Association (GCBA)
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Japan America Business Association (JABA)
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Korean Business Student Association (KBSA)
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South Asian Business Association (SABA)
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