Los Angeles is the gateway to markets that span the globe.


The UCLA Anderson community is enriched by the business expertise and cultural knowledge of students, faculty, donors and staff with extensive international experience in regions across Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Pacific Islands and North America.


Student Stories


Chenjie Ding ('19)

A first-year MBA learns the ropes and builds trust at UCLA Anderson orientation

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Jenny Leung ('18)

The co-founder of BellaNové won second place in the prestiguious LMI-Sandler Prize for entrepreneurship

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Sana Rahim ('19)

A socially conscious Super Bowl: Are ads articulating a value proposition that goes beyond products and services?

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Christina Wang ('18)

Wolfen Fellowship-funded startup AllOfUs Cosmetics uses technology to break color barriers

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Elvia Delgado

Karthik Patange ('18) and Jessica Lin ('18)

Purpose-driven NetImpact MBA students inspired their peers to build service and the greater good into profitable careers

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Success Stories


From Custom to Customizable

L&L Barbecue's Elisia Flores ('14) took her family's business in delicious new directions

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Elvia Delgado

Authentic Momentum

Entertainment industry pro Vicki Liao ('11) reengaged with Anderson as she commits to prosocial causes

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Media veteran Sylvia Saw McKaige (’11) raises journalism standards in Myanmar

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Rashmi Chaturvedi's ('15) Kaygen Inc. receives USPAACC Excellence Award as a Fast 100 Asian-American business

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John Wooden Global Leadership Fellow Sana Rahim ('19) says her roots challenged and motivated her

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Mike Kim ('17) and Theo Lee ('17) developed KPOP Foods to honor their heritage and delight their friends

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Applied Management Research Field Study


Whether evaluating new models for microfinance, improving foreign supply chain efficiency or evaluating growth and expansion strategies, UCLA Anderson's pro-social international field study projects make a real, immediate and often profound impact.

MBA consultants researched Southeast Asia “fragile zones” for greater foreign investment

Forté Fellow Lisa Tang ('18) says global immersion was the embodiment of her MBA experience

Anderson students teamed with UCLA Center for World Health to drive sustainable solutions in Southeast Asia


Conversations That Matter


Guy Kawasaki ('79)

Expert advice for fellow entrepreneurs from the UCLA Anderson Inspirational 100 alumnus who changed technology marketing

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Indra Nooyi

The chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, who received Anderson's John Wooden Global Leadership Award, shares wisdom about her company's global strategy

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Gurcharan Das

The best-selling author and management guru explains why business leaders' humility is more important than their intelligence

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Tony Hsieh

The famously holacratic Zappos CEO talks passion, profit and purpose

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Community Stories


Paul Hsieh (Ph.D. '70), Yvonne Hsieh ('03) and David Schumacher ('03) celebrated Dr. Hsieh's 80th birthday with a gift to name the Hsieh Family Foyer in the new Marion Anderson Hall

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Elvia Delgado

Hangzhou-born former journalist Chenjie Ding ('19) chimed in with fellow MBA students on International Women's Day, finding unity amid cultural distinctions

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Working for a Myanmar-based company, Michael Eister ('17) shared his impressions of a Southeast Asian nation undergoing political reforms

Researching drone technology, Easton Center executive director Vandana Mangal spotted opportunities for MBAs ready for disruption

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The ninth graduating Master of Financial Engineering class was Anderson's largest to date and represented 18 countries

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Annual Event

Lunar New Year

UCLA Anderson students celebrates Lunar New Year at Anderson Afternoons, complete with traditions like the Chinese lion dance

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Latin Heritage Anderson Afternoon
Center for Global Management Event

Greater China Business Conference

The annual Wilbur K. Woo Greater China Business Conference explores the challenges and opportunities in U.S.-China cross-border business and investment

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UCLA Optimists

  • Dennis Hong

    Where will imagination take you?

    Hiroshi Motomura

    Who will your knowledge serve?

    Judy Chu

    How will you create unity?

    Paul Terasaki

    How Will You Improve Lives?

  • Rajit Gadh

    Where will you draw power from?


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