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

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Anderson's Diversity Was the Right Fit for Me

ASA EVP Jennifer Bae tells Poets & Quants, "What really sold me was that when I visited Anderson, it honestly, just felt right"

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Another Successful Showcase for the UCLA Anderson Accelerator

Ten new companies make their public debut at the Spring Showcase

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Q&A: Lisa Liu ('19)

Lisa Liu interned at Facebook on the company’s strategic planning and analytics team in the data center.

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This Fund Makes It Possible to Pursue an MBA and a Social Impact Career

The Haskamp Effect

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How One U.S. Army Vet Is Helping Fellow Soldiers to Cope with Pain

Entrepreneur Michael Lui (’10) founded a mission-driven startup and is developing a topical pain reliever as a safe alternative to opioids

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Chenjie Ding ('19)

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

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UCLA Saved My Son.

For Daniel Tsai, it's all about family. And love.

His daughter is a 2017 graduate of the Anderson School of Management, but it was another one of his children and a medical miracle that first  forged the connection between benefactor Daniel Tsai and UCLA. 

“UCLA saved my son,” Tsai says.

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Accelerator Cohort



is an innovative personalized anti-aging skincare that is scientifically formulated to your unique skin biomarker profile. U-Defi - the tailor-made suit of your skincare!


is the first smart otoscope that uses AI to diagnose ear infections at home. 

Nutopia Foundation Limited

is the first public blockchain designed to reorganize the entertainment industry around blockchain technology. Similar to the concept of an operating system, NUTOPIA is a platform that enables interaction between traditional industry roles, developers and content consumers to create a more transparent, more open industry.


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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New Experiences


Five Questions With

  • Kota Uyeda (’19)

    President of HBA

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    Jasmine X. Guo (’19)

    President of AMSA

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    Van T. Nguyen (FEMBA ’19)

    Co-Founder U-Defi

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    Andrew Chan (B.S. ’05, ’13)

    Manager, Deloitte Digital
    Major, U.S. Army

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  • Bo Cross ('16)

    Operations Manager, Lyft
    Lieutenant Junior Grade, U.S. Navy

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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.

A Place for Women in India’s Dynamic FinTech Space

In collaboration with IDEO, an MBA field study team explored human-centered design solutions for low-income women in countries around the globe

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A Strategy to Encourage Sustainable Production of Rubber in Indonesia

UCLA Anderson MBA team and Conservation International partnered to benefit communities and businesses by protecting nature

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8 Leadership Lessons from Nike CFO and Double Bruin, Andy Campion

MBA Consultants Research Southeast Asia “Fragile Zones” for Greater Foreign Investment

We are researching how to promote foreign investment in conflict-affected zones in Southeast Asia, focusing on Thailand, the Philippines and Myanmar.

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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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Woo Conference 2019
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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