Event Details

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WWW: Talent, Charisma, and Influence with Professor Maia Young
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Home of Wendy and Harlan Spinner (Royal Oaks neighborhood of Encino)

Ticket TypeRegularRegistration
Alumni:$20.00BUY TICKET
Student:$20.00BUY TICKET

Contact: Grace Kurek-Boschan

Please join Anderson Women in welcoming the Class of 2015 for an elegant but casual evening at the Encino home of Wendy Spinner, President of the UCLA Anderson Alumni Network. The evening will feature a brief TEDX style presentation by Maia Young, Associate Professor of Management and Organizations at UCLA Anderson.  Professor Young will discuss emotional intelligence and how the words used to describe performance create the perception of competence, talent, power and influence in the workplace.  The event will be a wonderful opportunity to connect and reconnect with Anderson alumnae.

Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be served. 

Deadline to Register:  October 2nd 


PLEASE NOTE: the venue's address will be emailed to you upon registration. It is located in the Royal Oaks neighborhood of Encino, conveniently located between West Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley.  There is a firm registration deadline of October 2nd. We will not be able to accommodate any walk-in registrations.

About Professor Maia Young

Maia Young is an Associate Professor of Management & Organizations. She joined the faculty at the UCLA Anderson School of Management in 2004 after earning her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Professor Young teaches two core classes--Leadership Foundations and Organizational Behavior--and offers an elective, The Emotionally-Intelligent Leader.

Professor Young's research addresses a range of topics including the effect of emotions on decision making, the role of information uncertainty in negotiations, and the factors that influence people's impressions of leaders' successes and failures. Her research has been published in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management, American Psychologist, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.

Professor Young was awarded the 2008 Eric and "E" Juline Faculty Excellence in Research Award. Her research has been reported in various media outlets, including The Economist, NPR's Marketplace, Strategy + Business, Inc.com, Science Magazine, and Psychology Today.