At UCLA, generations of Latino students pursue higher education, build a cultural identity and create a legacy for future Bruins.


In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15–October 15), UCLA Anderson celebrates the contributions our students, alumni, faculty and staff have made to the university, to business leadership and to the community.


Our Stories


The Weather on Wall Street

From farming to higher ed to business to community revitalization, make-or-break solutions form the leitmotif of Esther Torrez' ('82) career

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Elvia Delgado

She's No. 1

Strategist Elvia Delgado's (’99) insights into multi-ethnic communities drove California’s highest health care enrollment

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Juan Salcedo

The Future of Health Care?

Corporate Controller Juan Salcedo (’83) tells the story in numbers

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The First Latina Manager at Paramount Studios Made Diversity Her Mission

Maggie Peña (’85), co-founder of the UCLA Latino Management Students Association, says "serendipity" and a group of strong Latina women led to the establishment of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs

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The Iceman Comments: A Q&A with Roberto Sequeira ('07)

The CEO of Gläce Ice keeps customers cool by carving out a luxury niche in the multibillion-dollar ice business

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Significant Moments in Latino Bruin History

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, (Sept. 15 - Oct. 15) UCLA celebrates the contributions Latino Bruins have made to the university and the community.

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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, our global pro-social AMR field study projects make a real, immediate and often profound impact.


A plan to support the development of an environmentally sustainable value chain for coffee production in northern Peru


UCLA Anderson field study consultants find the project management key to sustaining Guyana’s indigenous communities


UCLA Anderson field study team dives deep into Galapagos tuna supply chain


On-the-ground strategies for eroded land in Guatemala’s coffee-growing regions


5 Questions


Ana Peña ('13)

Director of Conference Support Team, Teach for All

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Diana Salsa (B.A. '03, '09)

Director of Marketing,
Wonderful Citrus

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Erica Dionne ('09)

VP of Product Development and Strategy, Digital Distribution, NBCUniversal Inc.

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Riordan Programs



Providing a pathway for underrepresented students to excel in business and leadership

Tomorrow's leaders emerge from a transformational experience with Riordan mentors, educational workshops and community service. The Riordan Scholars Program, College to Career Program and MBA Fellows Program provide leadership and management training to diverse individuals all over the country.

Episode 27

Christian Duncan
Riordan Scholars Alum Class of 2007

Topic: Graduation Day

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Annual Event

Latin American Business Conference

The annual Latin American Business Conference gathers prominent influential leaders from both the private and public sectors to address the economic challenges and opportunities in Latin America.

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Latin Heritage Anderson Afternoon
Club Events

ALMA Campus Group Events

ALMA is committed to building a diverse, inclusive and collaborative environment to promote professional development and business leadership while celebrating the American Latino experience.

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UCLA Optimists


Adriana Galván

Associate Professor, Psychology

Marcelo Suárez-Orozco

Wasserman Dean, UCLA School of Education & Information Studies

Al Osborne

Senior Associate Dean, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Ana-Christina Ramón

Assistant Director, UCLA Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies


Student Clubs


Many professional and identity clubs at UCLA Anderson represent our diverse campus and initiatives.


Learn How We Champion and Celebrate Equity, Diversity and Inclusion:


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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Toigo Foundation

Toigo’s mission is to foster the career advancement and increased leadership of underrepresented talent by creating mechanisms for greater inclusion, from the classroom to the boardroom.

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UCLA LGBT Resource Center

UCLA’s LGBT Resource 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.