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September 30, 2018
Adriana Martinez '02 Leads Effort to Make Every Californian Count

Numbers collected every decade for the U.S. Census are the basis for each state’s representation in the U.S. House of Representatives and the fair distribution of hundreds of billions of dollars in public funding.

In August, Adriana Martinez ’02 was appointed by California Governor Jerry Brown to serve as the deputy director of outreach for the state’s California Complete Count effort. The campaign was created to reach the state’s most difficult to reach communities—and Adriana’s job is to ensure that every Californian is counted in the upcoming California Census 2020. “California has always been the state that’s hardest to count,” Martinez says. “The committee’s job is to proactively explain why the census is important and how necessary it is to fill out the forms.” Adriana, who previously led public affairs at AT&T and later served as director of external affairs for California, has experience with the census having worked on the 2000 Census under Governor Gray Davis’ tenure. Read more.

Worldwide Welcome Weeks: Connect with Your Network in Your City

Worldwide Welcome Weeks 2018 has kicked off with events in Jakarta, Lausanne, London, Toronto, Paris, and San Diego! Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in insightful discussions and access exclusive experiences, while connecting with your local chapter or affinity group.

10/2 | Irvine | Transforming the Consumer Experience in Healthcare
10/3 | New York City | The Power of Blockchain: The Basics, Cryptocurrency and More 
10/9 | Marina del Rey | Keeping it Fresh at The Bouqs Company
10/10 | Webinar | Are you Ready for Video Interviews?
10/11 | Portland | From Local to National: Growth Strategies of Oregon-based Brands
10/11 | San Francisco | Mastering the Market Cycle with Oaktree Capital's Howard Marks
10/11 | Seattle | Mastering the Market Cycle with Oaktree Capital's Howard Marks
10/17 | Beverly Hills | Business and Fashion - An Evening at St. John Boutique
10/18 | Studio City | Building a Global Entertainment Franchise with Amy Castillo '09
10/20 | Downtown LA | MOCA: A Behind the Scenes Look

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10/2 | Madrid | The Green Bundle: Pairing the Market with the Planet
10/11 | Shanghai | Anderson Shanghai Happy Hour
10/18 | Sydney | Sydney Happy Hour
10/20 | Vancouver | Day of Service at Quest Food Exchange

+ View the complete WWW events list and photo highlights from this week’s event.

Supporting UCLA Anderson is All About Family for Daniel Tsai

For Daniel Tsai, co-head of Taiwan based Fubon Financial Holdings and Chairman of Taiwan Mobile, his most significant accomplishment is his family. So, when his daughter Iris Tsai ‘17 shared the positive student experience she had as a student at UCLA Anderson, Daniel Tsai created the Daniel Tsai Fellowship. Believing that promoting exchanges of business experience is a good idea, he established the fellowship for UCLA Anderson students interested in living and working in the Greater China region. “I thought that business education in our area needed more international input,” he says. “Whether they be students from our region or students from other regions.” Daniel’s father, who was a dedicated philanthropist, also had a big influence on him. “He believed that wealth is not created just for an individual or a family; he believed that you should try and do a lot of good for society.” Read more.

Faculty Insights | Latest Research from the Anderson Review

Gain insights on a variety of business topics from cutting-edge research by UCLA Anderson’s faculty in this month’s UCLA Anderson Review.

Advancing the Study of Using Future-Self Images to Alter Behavior
Hal Hershfield

Awards as Incentives: Sometimes They Backfire
Jana Gallus

How to Make Sustainable Products More Appealing to Consumers
Magali Delmas

How to Spot a Nudge Gone Rogue
Craig Fox
& Shlomo Bernartzi

In Some Places, Fertility Rates Declined Before the Industrial Revolution
Romain Wacziarg

What’s in Your Social Media Feed?
Elisabeth Honka

Nominations for UCLA Anderson Alumni Awards: Due November 16

Know a classmate or friend who has made a difference to the UCLA Anderson community and the world? Acknowledge their impact by nominating a UCLA Anderson alumna or alumnus for the 2019 UCLA Anderson Alumni Awards.

John E. Anderson Distinguished Alumni Award 
The award salutes the achievements of outstanding alumni whose personal lives, professional achievements, and community service exemplify the objectives of their alma mater.

Outstanding Alumni Service Award
This award is presented to alumni who have consistently provided exemplary service to UCLA Anderson, enhancing the stature, success and well-being of the UCLA Anderson Alumni Network, as well as the quality and reputation of the School.

Submit a nomination by November 16, 2018A nominee must be a UCLA Anderson alumna or alumnus and cannot be currently employed as a faculty or staff member of UCLA Anderson.

Access | Step Through The Looking Glass at TechCrunch Sessions AR/VR

In partnership with the UCLA Anderson Venture Accelerator, TechCrunch Sessions AR/VR 2018 are coming to UCLA on October 18. The single-day event is designed to facilitate in-depth conversations, hands-on demos and networking opportunities with VR/AR industry leaders, content creators and game changers. Don’t miss conversations with innovators from ModiFace, Baobab Studios, Oculus, General Catalyst, and more. Learn more

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August - Message from Dean Osborne: Next Stage of The Into the Next Campaign
July - UCLA Surpasses $4.2 Billion Goal; Fundraising Will Continue through 2019
June - Dean Judy olian Delivers Her Final Commencement Address 
May - Paramount TV & Digital President Amy Powell '05 Leading through Sharing Success
April - Chris Johnson '88 Leading Excellene at Nestlé  
March - Alumni Weekend Celebrates the Best of Business School on May 4-5
February - Alumni Spotlight | Dr. Susan Love '98 is Carving Her Own Path to Cure Cancer 
January - Dean Judy Olian Leaving Anderson to Become Quinnipiac University President
December - Entertainment Executive Peter Guber Honored with UCLA Medal
November - Microsoft Chairman John Thompson on Principles, Strategy and Trends
October - UCLA Anderson Rises to #6 in The Economist Global MBA Rankings
September - Faculty Insights | Access Faculty Research with UCLA Anderson Review
August - Supporting Anderson's Future with the May Hasso Serrano '02 Classroom 
July - Milken Institute Names UCLA as Top University in Business Creation
June - Gratefulness and Giving are Key Themes at 2017 Commencement
May - Marion Anderson's Inspiring Legacy of Philanthropy and Impact
April - Disney CFO Christine McCarthy '81 on Taking Risk
March - Alumni Weekend - Come Back to Where it All Began
February - Def Jam CEO Steve Bartels on Artists & Consumer Behavior
January - Building an Entrepreneurial Epicenter at Anderson
December - From Our UCLA Anderson Family to Yours!
November - Lars Hoffman '15 Lands Dream Job at SpaceX After 26 Years in Military
October - Driving Change with Social Impact Investor Bobby Turner
September - Worldwide Welcome Weeks: Build Your Network in Your City
August - Collaboration Accelerates Entrepreneurial Success
July - Ed Leamer is Running for Vice President of the United States
June - Life Lessons from LA Lakers' General Manager Mitch Kupchak '87 at Anderson Commencement 
May - Food Supply Startup Kulisha Takes Top Prize at Knapp Venture Competition
April - Alumni Weekend 2016 is Just One Week Away! 
March - Co-Founder of Veggie Grill T.K. Pillan '96 on Inspiration and Success
February - Susan Wojcicki '98 Driving Change in Technology and Gender Equality
January - Anderson Venture Accelerator: Launching the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs
December - Watch Our Year in Review: A Holiday Message from UCLA Anderson
November - From Private Equity to Social Enterprise with KKR's George Roberts
October - Anderson Evenings are Headed to NYC and Palo Alto
September - Your Network. Your City. Join Us at a Worldwide Welcome Week Event!
August - UCLA Anderson Born Partnership Launches Health Tech Company BodySpec
July - Christine McCarthy '81 Named CFO of Walt Disney Company
June - 2015 Faculty Awards Honors Anderson's Best in Teaching, Research, Leadership and Mentorship
May - Marion Anderson's $100 Million Gift Launches UCLA Anderson Into the Next
April - UCLA Anderson Recognizes Lonnie Ali '86 and Gregory Craig '89 for Their Service and Achievement 
March - Virgin Atlantic. Disruptive Innovation. Global Health Crisis. What's the Deal?
February - Business Leaders Share their Success at UCLA Anderson
January - Founders Fund Partner and PayPal Co-Founder Peter Thiel Comes to UCLA Anderson
December - A Lifetime of Philanthropy Powers Future UCLA Anderson Entrepreneurs
November - UCLA Anderson Rises in Recent Bloomberg Businessweek, The Economist & Financial Times Rankings
October - Giora Romm '82 Shares His Story of Moving From Prison to Prestige
September - Starbucks' Chief Community Office Blair Taylor '90 Challenges Class of 2016 to Make a Social Impact
August - Brian Cornell '91 to guide Target Corporation's transformation as new Chairman & CEO
July - AEG Scores at the 2014 FIFA World Cup
June - Congratulations to UCLA Anderson's 2014 Faculty Award Winners!
May - Relive Alumni Weekend 2014
April - CEO of Maker Studios Ynon Kreiz ('93) Helps to Secure Another Disney Acquisition Deal
March - UCLA Anderson Students Raise Funds as They Continue Work in Africa 
February - Susan Wojcicki ('98) Taking the Helm at YouTube
January - Huntley Castner ('89) Promoted to CEO of Yogurtland
December - UCLA Anderson Receives $5 Million Gift from Professor Bill Cockrum
November - Bob Iger, Chairman & CEO Disney Recognized for Leadership
October - A Discussion Between Industry Icons: Larry Fink '76 and Bill Gross '71 
September - Fink/Gross: A Meeting of Extraordinary Minds
August - Kermani's ('09) Crazy Cart Spins Great Press
July - Addressing a Strategic Challenge (AMR)
June- Relive Alumni Weekend
April - When Type A's Retire? Pitfalls, Warnings, Hopes and Dreams with Don Asher
March - Business School Rankings and Alumni Awards Announced
February - TED@UCLA Anderson: The Young. The Wise. The Undiscoverd
January - Kimberly Freeman ('02) honored at the Southern California Visionaries annual awards luncheon
December - Joel Fried ('86), and his wife, Deanne Fried, have generously pledged up to $1 million 
November - UCLA Anderson and the chance to study with a UCLA Nobel Prize winner
October - Hwee Hua Lim ('89) has joined the Advisory Board of the Center for Global Management 
September - Starbucks appoints Blair H. Taylor ('90) as new Chief Community Officer
August - UC Davis appoints new Athletics Director Terrance J. "Terry" Tumey ('93)
July - Guy Kawasaki ('79) Delivers Commencement Speech  
June - Linda Smith ('95) focuses on literacy in Guatemala
May  -Charlie Steinmetz ('77) Changes the Lives of L.A. Inner-City Students 
April - Robin Leamy ('86) Follows His Dreams
March - Marketing event at Google headquarters showcases Inspirational Alumni
January - Bob Foster ('65) Knighted by Finland
November - A Conversation with Larry Fink ('76) and Bill Gross ('71)
October - Alumni Conference 2011 at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes
September - Welcome Week Invites UCLA Anderson Alumni to Celebrate Worldwide
August - Special Edition: In Memory of John E. Anderson '40, 1917-2011
June - Jim Moffatt ('87) Elected Chairman and CEO of Deloitte Consulting LLP 
May - John E. and Marion Anderson Donate $25 Million to UCLA Anderson 
April - May 21 is UCLA Alumni Day on the UCLA campus
March - UCLA Anderson Announces 100 Inspirational Alumni List
February - Leonard ('95), Takes Unconventional Path as a Bio-Tech Entrepreneur
January - Alumni Career Services Jump Starts January with Events and Free Resume Reviews
December - Videos from the Alumni Weekend Conference
November - Celebrating 75 years of Business Beyond Usual
September - Don't Miss David Martin ('91) When He Speaks at Alumni Weekend
August - Regazzi ('97) Energizes the Alumni Network; Rajaraman ('08) is Writing the Future of
June - New Book from Ullrich ('92) Shares Getting to the Top Success Strategies
May - Heart Surgeon Magliato ('06) Lives Her Life Disregarding Fears of Failure
April - Lawrence ('99) is Mentoring and Providing Guidance to Future Leaders
March - Lanier ('02) Brings Strategic Research; Kermani ('09) and the Drift Cart Inspiration
February - Randy Horn ('97) Rolled the Dice on a Board Game
January - Dr. Susan Love ('98) wants to eradicate breast cancer
November - Mitch Kupchak ('87) is On Top of the World
October - Kyle Martin ('97) Weighs In On Barack Obama's "Top Down" Approach
September - Welcome Week Begins Across the Globe
August - Cheng Si-Wei ('83) Enjoys Teaching, Despite His Many Other Roles
July - William L. Ballhaus ('98) has Seen DynCorp International's Revenue Rise as CEO
June - UCLA Anderson Alumni Prove Their Value Across the Corporate Spectrum
May - Wooden Global Leadership Award Recipient American Express Company Chairman & CEO
April - UCLA Anderson Alumni Honored with New Appointments
March - Matheson ('78) represents UCLA Anderson In the House of Representatives
February - UCLA Anderson Alumni Honored with New Appointments
January - DeWolf ('05) and Gagne ('05) Share a Common Vision Managing Wealth
December - Denis Florin ('88): Energy in Transition
November - UCLA Anderson Alumni Honored with New Appointments
October - Salvador Viramontes ('96), Branding Batman in Britain