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October 23, 2014
Giora Romm '82 Shares His Story of Moving From Prison to Prestige
Giora Romm '82On October 8, retired Major General & Inspirational Alumnus Giora Romm '82 spoke at UCLA Anderson about how he moved from captivity to the highest levels of government and business. Romm served in the Israeli Air Force for 33 years in various flight and senior command positions. Following his talk, he gave out copies of his book Solitary which documents his war time experiences between 1969 and 1973 as well as his transition into executive leadership roles at the Ministry of National Infrastructure, Jewish Agency, and Israel's Civil Aviation Authority...

» Watch Giora Romm's story.
» Learn more about Romm as one of our 100 Inspirational Alumni.
John Wooden Global Leadership Award Celebrates Qualcomm Executive Chairman Dr. Paul E. Jacobs

John Wooden Global Leadership Award
Register NowNovember 17, 2014
6 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles

Join us as we celebrate 2014's John Wooden Global Leadership Award recipient Dr. Paul E. Jacobs at the on the evening of Monday, November 17. The award honors a corporate leader who personifies the extraordinary standard of achievement, leadership and character associated with Coach Wooden. As the executive chairman of communications technology company Qualcomm Inc., Jacobs is charged with guiding the development of new technologies and Qualcomm's long-term opportunities. The evening also awards current MBA students who embody Coach Wooden's leadership ideals and commitment to improving the lives of others with student fellowships.

» Watch highlights from last year's event honoring Walt Disney Chairman & CEO Bob Iger.

Anderson Evenings in New York City Nov. 18 and San Francisco Nov. 20

Anderson Evenings

The Office of Alumni Relations and Parker Career Management Center present Anderson Evenings. This series of celebrations will provide the unique opportunity to bring UCLA Anderson students and alumni together for an exceptional evening of content and networking in cities where students are participating in Day-on-the-Job (DOJ) treks. As an alumna or alumnus, you play a significant role in the success of our students and ultimately, the school. As students make their way to New York City and San Francisco, don't miss this special occasion to celebrate the success of UCLA Anderson and enjoy an evening with the brightest business leaders in the world.

New York Athletic ClubNew York City
An Anderson Evening with Ken Moelis
Tuesday, November 18
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
New York Athletic Club - City House

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An Anderson Evening with founder, chairman & CEO of Moelis & Company Ken Moelis will be held at the iconic New York Athletic Club and will host alumni representatives from investment banking and investment management companies. The evening will feature a fireside chat with Dean Judy Olian.

Winery SFSan Francisco
An Anderson Evening
Thursday, November 20
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
The Winery SF

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An Anderson Evening in San Francisco will be held at Bryan Kane's ('96) award winning The Winery San Francisco and host alumni representatives from companies across a spectrum of industries including high-tech, finance, and entertainment. Speaker to be announced shortly.

Worldwide Welcome Week Wraps Up with a Successful Run: 32 Events in 26 Cities!

Worldwide Welcome WeekFor the past two weeks, the global UCLA Anderson community gathered for events to welcome recent grads to their respective cities. Worldwide Welcome Week kicked off with behind-the-scenes access at family friendly Lakeshore Learning in Los Angeles and global events marketplace Eventbrite in San Francisco. Then Vice-Chairman of Credit Suisse Robert Murley '74 shared with Orange County alumni his UCLA Anderson story and why he is giving back as the new chair elect of the UCLA Anderson Board of Visitors. Faculty connected with alumni, including Professor Eric Sussman in San Diego and Professor Sanjog Misra in Seattle, CA, which included stops at Amazon and Microsoft headquarters for private events with alumni employees. New York alumni were treated to an intimate evening with Executive Chef Ivy Stark (UCLA '93) at Dos Caminos Park Avenue. Plus, sportswear company adidas opened its doors to Portland alumni and shared the strategy behind its stripes. The Alumni Network made time to have fun at 14 social events overseas, a winery tour in New York, an Oktoberfest celebration in Los Angeles, and various other alumni gatherings.

» Click to see Worldwide Welcome Week highlights

We Heard from You! Get to Know Our New Email Lists Guidelines

Email ListsNotice anything new about our email lists? We are strengthening the UCLA Anderson Alumni Network by improving the communications tools we use every day. Based on alumni feedback, we have improved the how-to-use section and simplified the content and usage guidelines. We have also added recommendations for email subjects prefixes and will get rid of the use of the subject prefix "SPAM" with your help! If you are a regular user, we think you will like the changes. If you haven't utilized this powerful tool, we encourage you to reach out to the Anderson community via our various regional, class, industry, and affinity email lists. We will continue to improve how we communicate this information so let us know what you think by contacting

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SAVE THE DATE - December 10 - Economic Outlook: Parched Lawns, Congestion and Flickering Lights
Economic Outlook
Register NowDecember 10, 2014
7:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Korn Convocation Hall, UCLA Anderson

Join the UCLA Anderson Forecast team for the quarterly forecast for the nation, state, and Los Angeles where they will address issues including economic growth, the tech sector, employment, inflation and infrastructure. Representatives from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Policy and executives from local water, gas, and transportation authorities will discuss the critical infrastructure investments California needs to make to ensure a prosperous future. Take advantage of the discounted alumni pricing of $95 by entering "AGSMAlum1214" at registration. Learn more about the event.

Read about Professor Ed Leamer, Director of the Anderson Forecast's thoughts on raising the minimum wage in the October 11 Op-Ed in the LA Times.
Upcoming Events

10/23 New York, NY
NYC Career Mixer with
David Cooley & Roy Cohen

10/24 Irvine, CA
Orange County Career Networking Lunch

10/25 Singapore
UCLA Anderson Alumni
Welcome to the City

10/26 Japan
UCLA/NUS Executive MBA
Info Session

10/27 Thailand
Alumni Reception
with Dean Judy Olian

10/28 Los Angeles, CA
Save the Date:
All-MBA Happy Hour

10/29 Santa Ana, CA
A Close Look inside a Niche Growth Industry

10/29 Singapore
Alumni Reception
with Dean Judy Olian

10/31 Simi Valley, CA
Writing for Success- Breakfast Club in Simi Valley

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