An Inclusive Culture
 

Not only Do You Belong Here, You ECHO

 

At UCLA Anderson, we’re proud to have an equitable, diverse and inclusive community that offers the best climate for business education. We welcome students, staff and faculty from every background and recognize that inclusion cannot just be valued; it must be practiced. Our students do not merely learn alongside one another — we cultivate communication skills (like our ECHO approach) to help them learn from one another. The result is that Anderson graduates emerge with the agility and adaptability to connect across all backgrounds, preparing them for global leadership.

We engage with one another, even when we do not agree.

We are courageous, exploring views that exist outside of our comfort zones.

We are humble in discovering the vast complexity of our diverse identities.

We are open in sharing our authentic selves with one another.

 

Highlights

 

Take Your Taste Buds on a World Tour

UCLA Anderson student clubs explore diversity through regional cuisine at the annual International Food Festival

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A Sweet Introduction to the Mid-Autumn Festival

UCLA Anderson Class of 2021 MBAs learned about and celebrated one of the lunar calendar’s most auspicious events.

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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion:

 
Women@Anderson
Black@Anderson
Veterans@Anderson
LGBTQ@Anderson
Latinx@Anderson
Asian@Anderson
 

Our Stories

 

Flipping the Switch

Evan Milnor ('17) knows from experience that veterans face a unique set of challenges transitioning to the civilian workforce

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Many Ways to Lead

U.S. Navy Veteran Alice Hong (’22) broadens her skills as a fully employed MBA and consultant

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Changing of the Guard

Juggling business school and weekends in the California Army National Guard, Rhian Rogan (’20) considers a career in academe

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From The Blog

A Partnership to Champion Diversity in Entertainment

UCLA Anderson’s Center for MEMES partners with Howard University to address a persistent challenge for the industry

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From the Blog

In Diversity, a Unified Force

With one childhood ambition accomplished, U.S. Air Force intelligence officer Diana Perez (’20) is on a mission to fulfill the next one

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Our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Leadership

 

Heather M. Caruso, Ph.D.

Assistant Dean, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

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Ezra Glenn

Anderson Student Association VP for Diversity, Inclusion and Community

Eleanor Garibay

Operations Manager

 

Special Events

 
Embracing Diversity
Annual Event

Embracing Diversity Week

UCLA Anderson’s Embracing Diversity Week celebrates the power that every person from every background has to shape our future. From November 17 to 23, centers, programs and clubs from across UCLA Anderson will come together to put on Embracing Diversity Week (EDW) 2019, a celebration of the many ways in which we embrace our diversity and welcome more!

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Women in Business Leadership Conference
Annual Event

Velocity Women's Leadership Summit

The Velocity Women’s Leadership Summit seeks to deepen the dialogue about women in business, explore multiple definitions of success and provide skill-based training. This event is hosted by the Women’s Business Connection (WBC), in collaboration with the Women’s Global Connection (WGC) at UCLA Anderson.

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Other Resources

 



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Diversity At UCLA

Graduate education at UCLA couldn’t have reached the heights it has without a full commitment to welcoming and fostering the diverse population that today thrives on our campus.



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UCLA Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Our Challenge is simple, our mission clear: Build equity for all.



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UCLA LGBT Resource Center

UCLA’s LGBT Center provides a comprehensive range of education and advocacy services supporting intersectional identity development as well as fostering unity, wellness and an open, safe and inclusive environment for UCLA’s LGBTQ community.

UCLA Anderson offers a range of fellowships geared to offset the cost of tuition so students can fully dedicate themselves to their studies.

Anne Tsui's Dare to Care Award

Anderson Latino Management Association Fellowship Fund

James Cole Memorial Fellowship

UCLA Anderson GLBA Alumni and Friends Fellowship

The Evelyn and David Hou Fellowship

Hannah and Thormund Miller Scholar

Peter Odebjer Memorial Fund Fellowship

Price Center Haskamp Fellowship

Stacey A. Salomon Memorial Fellowship

Stefanie L. Verkauf Memorial Fellowship

The Nonprofit Management Fellowship

Terri D. Bullock Fellowship

 

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management is committed to increasing the representation of African-Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans in American business schools and corporate management.

The Consortium awards merit-based, full-tuition fellowships to top MBA candidates who have a proven record of promoting inclusion in school, in their jobs or in their personal lives. A member since 2010, UCLA Anderson is a proud supporter of this mission. Find out more about the Consortium at cgsm.org.