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April 23, 2015
UCLA Anderson Recognizes Lonnie Ali '86 and Gregory Craig '89 for Their Service and Achievement
Lonnie Ali '86

Lonnie Ali '86

Each year, UCLA Anderson takes great pride in recognizing two outstanding alumni whose personal lives, professional achievements and community service have enriched and strengthened the quality and reputation of the school. The awards will be presented on Friday, May 1st as one of the highlights of the Alumni Conference.

Lonnie Ali '86, Vice Chairman, The Muhammad Ali Center Board will be honored with the John E. Anderson Distinguished Alumni Award for her philanthropic work around the world launching the Muhammad Ali Parkinson’s Center and establishing a reading program for students who struggle academically.

Gregory L. Craig '89

Gregory L. Craig '89

Gregory L. Craig '89, Chairman of Anahau Energy  & CEO of Inupiat Energy Partners will receive the Outstanding Alumni Service Award. Greg is the current chair of the Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies Advisory Board and has been a board member for more than 14 years; Greg is a frequent speaker at both student and alumni events.

» Learn more about the 2015 Alumni Awards

Microsoft COO Kevin Turner and Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to Speak at Dean's Distinguished Speakers Series
Kevin Turner

Kevin Turner

Kevin Turner, Chief Operating Officer, Microsoft

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
UCLA Anderson

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Dean Judy Olian hosts Kevin Turner, Chief Operating Officer at Microsoft, on April 28. As COO, Kevin Turner leads the company’s global sales, marketing and services organization with 51,000+ employees in more than 190 countries.

Penny Pritzker

Penny Pritzker

Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
UCLA Anderson

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Dean Judy Olian hosts Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce on April 29. As the country’s chief commercial advocate, Secretary Pritzker provides American businesses and entrepreneurs with the tools they need to grow and hire. She also leads the Administration’s trade and investment promotion efforts, including helping U.S. firms of all sizes discover new markets overseas.

What You Need to Know About Alumni Weekend 2015: April 30 - May 4
Alumni Weekend 2015
  1. It’s Just One Week Away. Secure your spot at Alumni Weekend 2015.
  2. Use the Alumni Weekend 2015 events app to learn more about the weekend’s events. Details to come soon!
  3. Executive recruiters from search firms Egon Zehnder and Michael Page, plus Irvine Company, NBC Universal, and more will be participating in the Executive Recruiter Networking Event.
  4. We know you are busy! Get access to the MBA student lounge to plug in and chill out at Alumni Conference on May 1.
  5. Driving to your Class Reunion Celebration in Santa Monica on May 2? We’ve got you covered - valet parking fee is included in your registration ticket.
  6. Can’t participate in the Alumni Golf Tournament on May 4? Join the fun at the post-tournament reception for dinner, drinks and the silent and live auction.
An Evening at Cisco in San Jose, CA
TED Week

Thursday, May 14
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Café 11/Artisan Café
Cisco Headquarters, San Jose

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Enjoy an evening at Tech giant Cisco, the leader in cloud infrastructure and a key player in the security market. UCLA Anderson Alumni Derek Idemoto '99, VP Corporate Development and Tom Austin '93, VP, Governance, Risk and Controls will join in discussion with Professor Sanjay Sood at Cisco's corporate headquarters. Learn how Cisco helps companies innovate fast in the new era of the internet through Internet of Everything technologies including mobile, collaboration, social, and data analytics. Plus, enjoy an evening of networking among fellow alumni in the Bay area.

An Evening of Empowering Conversations at TED Women
TED Women

Thursday, May 28, 2015
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Gold Hall, UCLA Anderson

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UCLA Anderson Center for Media, Entertainment & Sports (MEMES), in partnership with Anderson Women, is bringing TED Women to UCLA Anderson on May 28. Creating MOMENTUM in how we think, live and work is the theme of the 2015 TED Women UCLA Anderson partnership. Join us as dynamic & diverse women in business, technology, science, and entertainment share insights on the ideas explored at the 2015 TED Women Conference. The evening will feature live-streaming of TED Women 2015 directly from Monterey, along with live talks and panel conversation.

Relive TED Week at Anderson including highlights from the live campfire talks:

  • Professor Corinne Bendersky presenting her research on the hiring process asserting that introverted candidates are more valuable team members.
  • Devon Kelly '16 sharing how he found solace in the camaraderie of sport while working with the Israeli national lacrosse team amidst violence in Tel Aviv.
  • Devon Dickau '15 describing his personal experience working for a NGO ten years ago in Tanzania and calling for not only equality in the workplace but for people to live authentically.
Upcoming Events

4/23 San Francisco, CA
The Future of Tech Jobs

4/23 Renton, WA
Seattle Anderson Wine & Chocolate happy hour

4/24 Mexico
Premiere Alumni Golf Tournament

4/24 Irvine, CA
Orange County Career Networking Lunch

4/24 Newbury Park, CA
Social Impact Investing - Driving Social...

4/26 San Francisco
Anderson Families in the Park (kid-friendly)

4/28 Los Angeles, CA
Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series: Kevin Turner

4/30 Los Angeles, CA
Conference to Advance
Women in Technology

4/30 Los Angeles, CA
Executive Recruiter
Networking Event

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