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Impact Week

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Impact Week

April 14 – 21, 2017

UCLA Anderson's Impact Week is an annual conference that brings together thought leaders and founders of mission-driven businesses across a variety of industries to explore solutions to our world’s biggest challenges, share best practices and inspire social change. This weeklong event aims to spark ideas and catalyze partnerships that can disrupt the way businesses make a positive social, environmental and economic impact in the world.

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Our Purpose


“Ultimately, the success of our education should be judged through the difference our graduates make in society, by achieving lives of significance.”

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MBA Specialization in Social Impact

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For MBAs who want to create impact in any sector or industry, UCLA Anderson now offers a specialization in social impact. Through a focused curriculum which features the new, specifically-designed class, “Impact Creation, Analysis and Evaluation,” students have the ability to dive deep into health, law, social sciences, ethics and the environment. Given the number of alumni who already have achieved great social impact as a result of their experience here, this specialization
promises to have a profound effect on our future leaders.

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UCLA's Power of Optimism


As UCLA approaches its Centennial, our greatest source of pride is this: no other higher education institution has achieved, innovated or impacted the world more in its first 100 years.

We, The Optimists

Optimism is UCLA’s stake in the ground. Simply put, we exist for the people who believe anything is possible. Positive change starts here.

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UCLA Grand Challenges

The White House defines “Grand Challenges” as ambitious yet achievable goals to solve society’s biggest problems. UCLA's Grand Challenges initiative connects faculty, students and supporters from all disciplines to make problems like disease, illiteracy, and inequality things of the past.

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