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March 7, 2014

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UCLA Anderson Students Raise Funds as They Continue Work in Africa
UCLA Anderson students in AfricaUCLA Anderson students are making a difference through their field study project work. Their project, focused on addressing breast cancer detection and treatment, creates a support system and care infrastructure in Ethiopia. Their goal is to create a self-sustaining breast cancer clinic, which can be replicated throughout the country. Through March 19, crowd-funding site, Spark, will feature this field study project, as they raise money to continue their efforts. Watch a video on their work and support their project.
UCLA Anderson MEMES Center Presents ‘Entertainment that Matters”: Steve McQueen and Mark Burnett
Steven McQueen and Mark Burnett

Three days before he accepted an Academy Award, Steve McQueen visited UCLA to share his approach to directing. To read about his visit, click here. On March 10, MEMES, the Center for Management of Enterprise in Media, Entertainment and Sports will welcome award-winning executive producer, Mark Burnett, as he discusses his upcoming feature film “Son of God”. Click here to RSVP.

Dean Olian and Dean Ellis of USC Marshall Sschool of Business Discuss Education and the Economy

UCLA Anderson and USC MarshallWednesday, March 12
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The Pacific Club, Newport Beach
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Dean Judy Olian, along with Dean Ellis, USC’s Marshall School of Business, will sit down to discuss business, education and the economy. This conversation will provide a unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities facing the business world today. Mark this special event on your calendar! For event details, click here.

TED@Anderson Ideation Workshop

UCLA Anderson Forecast

Friday, March 21
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
UCLA Anderson
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Interested in learning about how the human-centered design process can aid in creating solutions for complex issues? Join UCLA Anderson Alumni in this hands on workshop that will lead participants through this process by learning about design thinking phases: empathy, needfinding, rapid prototyping, and user testing. Participants will leave with prototyped solutions for the Robin Hood’s $5 Million Education Prize and a new framework to help ensure product and service solutions are market-driven, user-tested, and disruptive.

UCLA Anderson Forecast Joins Mayor Garcetti to Find Solutions for Los Angeles Job Market

UCLA Anderson ForecastWednesday, April 2

7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
J.W. Marriott, Downtown LA

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Mayor Eric Garcetti will join the UCLA Anderson Forecast team as they discuss job readiness and job availability in the next UCLA Anderson Forecast, “ Solutions for the City”. The forecast will also include speakers from Louvership, UPS, United Way, the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, the UCLA School of Public Health, and the 2012/2013 LAUSD Teacher of the Year. Special Alumni Discount: $95.

Register Now! Alumni Weekend and Reunions: May 1-5, 2014
Alumni Weekend 2014

May 1 - May 5, Los Angeles:
Alumni Weekend has something for everyone! Starting on Thursday night, come connect with recruiters as hundreds gather at the Executive Recruiter Networking Event. Friday is the day to refresh your UCLA Anderson education, with a Conference filled with insightful content. Hear from the CEO of JCPenney, learn the latest on big data, sports franchises, multi-platform marketing, and more. Plus, you won’t want to miss Professor Ed Leamer and the Economic Forecast! Saturday is filled with Reunion celebrations for the classes of ’79, ’84, ’89, ’94, ’99, ’04 and ’09. And Monday brings the perfect opportunity to relax and make new friends at the annual UCLA Anderson Alumni Golf Tournament.

For details on all of these ‘don’t miss’ events, click here.
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Upcoming Events

3/9 Coronado, CA
Behind the Scenes Tour
of Aircraft Carrier USS...

3/9 San Francisco, CA
J. Crew Networking & Shopping

3/11 Los Angeles, CA
Neighborhood Ambassadors
Santa Monica - 41 Ocean

3/11 New York, NY
Career Conversation in NYC
with Kathy Ullrich...

3/11 France
Dinner for Twelve - Paris
SAVE THE DATE!

3/12 Calabasas, CA
Entrepreneurs Circle

3/12 Newport Beach, CA
X Marks the Spot: At the Intersection of...

3/11 France
Dinner for Twelve - Paris
SAVE THE DATE!

3/12 Calabasas, CA
Entrepreneurs Circle

3/12 Newport Beach, CA
X Marks the Spot: At the Intersection of...

3/13 Boston, AM
Career Dinner in Boston with Kathy Ullrich....

3/14 Simi Valley, CA
3D Printing! Robotics! Mechatronics! How they...

3/14 Las Vegas, NV
PAC-12 Tournament Alumni Pregame Party

3/18 Pasadena, CA
Pasadena Lunch with guest speaker Brien Downie...

3/20 United Kingdom
Smart Choices:Taking Control
of Your Career...

3/27 Online Webinar
Global Employment Trends

3/27 San Francisco, CA
SF Monthly Happy Hour

3/28 Agoura Hills, CA
Networking: Strategy & Tactics

3/28 Irvine, CA
Orange County Career Networking Lunch

3/29 Bay Area, CA
Bay Area Dinners for 12

3/30 San Francisco, CA
SF GLBA Alumni Brunch

3/31 Berkeley, CA
UC MBA Alumni Speed Networking


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