Upcoming Events

 

A Different World: Life as a Black Woman CEO

Angela F. Williams, President and CEO, Easterseals

Monday, February 1, 2021

Angela F. Williams, president and CEO of Easterseals, will be discussing her personal and professional journeys as a Black woman CEO in a conversation moderated and facilitated by Black women at UCLA Anderson. This event is open to all students.

Black Wealth Matters (Presented by Alinea Invest)

Ro$$ Mac, creator/host, Maconomics;
Anam Lakhani, Co-Founder, Alinea Invest

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Do you find yourself struggling to invest and don't know where to begin? Former Wall Street professional Ro$$ Mac, a hip-hop artist and host of REVOLT TV's hit weekly segment "Maconomics," and Anam Lakhani, co-founder of the Generation Z-focused investment platform Alinea Invest, will explain how to get started. This event is open to all Black student groups.

Being Black in Corporate America

Ky Hester, Jon Walls, Clint Crawford, Jevonne Shepherd

Monday, February 8, 2021

Join Black Business Students Association (BBSA) and the Los Angeles chapter of the National Black MBA Association to discuss being Black in corporate America and how to navigate tough discussions about race in the workplace. Allies will have the opportunity to learn more about how they can step up in their work environments.

Event open to UCLA Affiliates (students, staff, faculty, and alums) and their invitees (including prospective students)

Entrepreneurs in Africa with EA

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Discover opportunities in the African venture landscape with four founders on their journeys toward entrepreneurship.

Event open to UCLA Affiliates (students, staff, faculty, and alums) and their invitees (including prospective students)

TikTok Branding Workshop

Keenya Kelly, CEO, If You Brand It

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Join Keenya Kelly, CEO of If You Brand It, as she shares her entrepreneurial journey and tips for growing your brand on TikTok.

Event open to UCLA Affiliates (students, staff, faculty, and alums) and their invitees (including prospective students)

A Road Map to Black Homeownership

A Road Map to Black Homeownership

Mike Lens, UCLA Luskin; Ashley Garner, California Housing Finance Agency; Lori R. Gay, Neighborhood Housing Services of LA County
Moderated by Mitchella Gilbert, UCLA Anderson MBA 2021

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Join us to learn how Black homeownership has been stifled in the U.S. as well as how to use various resources to overcome the challenges faced by first-time home buyers. Our panelists will provide a road map to help you navigate the home-buying process.

Event open to UCLA Affiliates (students, staff, faculty, and alums) and their invitees (including prospective students)

Black Entrepreneurship in Real Estate: How to Get Started

Michael Banner, President and CEO, Los Angeles LDC; Christopher Webley, Chairman, NEW RULES® Benefit Corporation; Mark R. Jones II, Founder, Livin' Rent Free Academy (HouseHacking in LA) and UCLA Anderson FEMBA, 2022 Candidate; Courtney Pettway, Co-Owner, Pettway Estates
Moderated by Enanuvie ("Nuvie”) Ewharekuko, UCLA Anderson MBA, 2022 Candidate; and UCLA Anderson AREA VP of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Are you interested in learning how to invest in real estate without a large down payment or getting your hands too dirty? Hear from our panelists, who found creative ways to build generational wealth through real estate.

Event open to UCLA Affiliates (students, staff, faculty, and alums) and their invitees (including prospective students)

Black History Month Trivia

FFriday, February 19, 2021

Join Black MBA clubs across the country in a battle of wits. This event is open to BBSA members only.

Uncle Nearest Whiskey Tasting

Victoria Eady Butler, great-great-granddaughter of pioneering distiller Nathan “Nearest” Green and master blender for Tennessee’s Uncle Nearest whiskey

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Come learn about Uncle Nearest, a Black-owned whiskey distillery named after the formerly enslaved man who taught Jack Daniel the craft of distilling. This event is open to BBSA, Women's Business Connection and Spirits@Anderson members.

Afro-Latinx Cocktail-Making Class

Nelson German, Chef/Owner, alaMar and Sobre Mesa

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Celebrate AfroLatinidad with an Afro-Latinx cocktail demo led by Dominican-American restaurateur and chef Nelson German. Chef Nelson will walk you through the preparation of two of his cocktails while sharing the stories of their development, the history of Sobre Mesa and his experience growing up Afro-Latinx in the U.S. This event is open to BBSA and Alliance for Latinx Management members.

 

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