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January 15, 2013

A Visionary Leader 

Kimberly Freeman ('02) was honored in December at the Southern California Visionaries annual Awards luncheon, which recognizes leaders who are inspiring positive change. Kim is pictured here (far left) at the awards luncheon with Linda Baldwin, Anders Yang and Nike Irvin (‘89).

As Director of Community Relations at Southern California Gas Company, Kim oversees a $4.7 million charitable giving budget. All told, she has seen philanthropy help battered women shelters remain open, fund organizations for Los Angeles’ inner-city youth, and through her own efforts she has attracted talented executives of color to UCLA Anderson’s MBA program. “I have the tools now to understand and motivate people: Anderson made me a leader” says Kim. Read more...

100 Years of Girl Scouting


Joel FriedLise L. Luttgens, (CERT ’91), CEO of the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles, was named a "Community Champion" by PBS SoCal and is featured in a PSA on the public television network throughout the month of January, heralding her work leading local Girl Scout councils. Lise has over 30 years of experience leading and working with leaders in health care and non profit organizations, with a special interest in youth development and child health. Of the organization’s mission, she says: "As Girl Scouts just culminated its 100th anniversary year, we are even more motivated to transform the leadership landscape by reinvigorating our mission to builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place." Watch the PBS SoCal video and hear Lise speak about the Girl Scouts.

The Business & Culture of Colombia:
Alumni Travel

Global Immersion Program

April 28 - May 5, 2013:
The Center for Global Management (CGM) will be offering a one week global immersion program to UCLA Anderson alumni. This program will feature class sessions at UCLA Anderson with our own faculty, plus a one-week travel study component that includes lectures, company site visits, business and/or government speakers, and cultural tours. A global immersion program for alumni provides the ideal vehicle for lifelong learning, meeting one of the key objectives of Anderson 2016 to develop alumni for life, wherever they are in the world. To secure your spot, deposits should be received by January 18th – Click here to pre-register.

Nominate Your Fellow Alumni to Receive an Award

Alumni Awards


The Awards Committee of the Alumni Board invites the UCLA Anderson community to participate by submitting nominations for the following honors: the John E. Anderson Distinguished Alumni Award and the Outstanding Alumni Award. Each year, the presentation of these awards are a highlight of the Alumni Weekend Conference which will take place May 17, 2013. Read More and Submit Your Nomination by February 8.

Juan E. Rose (’13): A Marine Prepared

After ten years in active duty as a U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Juan E. Rose III is learning the lessons of leadership and many aspects of working in the private sector while studying for his executive MBA. In fact Tose’s leadership was so impressive that it earned him Rose’s him a John Wooden Global Leadership Award Fellowship. Read more...

Why an Elite Executive MBA is Worth it 


Ever wondered if you made the right investment in your MBA? With candor, humor, and insight, Daniel Kehrer ’12 describes his experience as a student in the EMBA program . Daniel is the Founder & CEO of BizBest Media. Read more...

Not Your Parents' MBA: Lessons from the
Digital Age


You can find this article and many more in our fully interactive digital publication, Assets Digital, featuring in-depth profiles, video interviews, animation, live event and Twitter feeds, links to Class Notes, and more. Assets is available for the iPad, and is also accessible on a mobile-friendly site. Click here to download Assets for the iPad. For additional information, click here.

Class Notes Submissions 


Our newly redesigned Class Notes launched in December drew an exceptional response. Submit your class updates by February 1 , 2013 for our March issue of Assets Digital. It’s easy with the convenient online form which allows you to upload a photo. Your classmates wish to hear from you so send us news about life/family changes, job updates, travel plans, and/or a recent holiday photo.

New Year Career Resolutions


Many people set New Year's resolutions to find a new job, obtain a raise and/or a promotion or simply explore new options. Alumni Career Services has resources to help you with your goals, including webinars, job search workshop and networking programs, job search teams, resume views and career coaching. Read more…


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1/17 Costa Mesa, CA
Tech Council of SoCal - Infographics

1/17 Webinar
LinkedIn Update with Jason Alba - Webinar

1/17 Hollywood, CA
2013 Kick-off party @ Magic Castle

1/17 San Francisco, CA
Wine Tasting & Grilled Cheese at the AGCK

1/17 New York, NY
Dinner with Prof. Randy Bucklin

1/18 Boston, MA
Lunch with Prof. Randy Bucklin

1/22 Irvine, CA
Strengths-Based Job Search Workshop in Irvine

1/23 Los Angeles, CA
Strengths-Based Job Search Workshop at UCLA Anderson

1/23 Irvine, CA
OC Lit Club

1/23 United Kingdom
Dinner with Mike Silberling ('93)

1/24 Webinar
Ask the Headhunter with Nick Corcodilos - Webinar

1/24 San Diego, CA
January San Diego MBA Mixer cohosted by UCLA...

1/25 Irvine, CA
Orange County Career Networking Lunch

1/26 Westlake Village, CA
How to have a Successful Retirement

1/26 West LA, CA
Identify and Leverage Your Strengths! Workshop

1/28 Teleconference 12PM
Alumni Career Transition (ACT) Job Search Teams...

1/28 Teleconference 4PM
Alumni Career Transition (ACT) Job Search...

1/30 Teleconferece
Alumni Career Transition (ACT) Job Search...

1/31 Webinar
Executive Employment Agreements with Gene...

1/31 Simi Valley, CA
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