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


Father of Three Graduating from UCLA Anderson Wants to Inspire Others

Alvaro Yanes ('19) says his goal has always been to study and that having a family and responsibilities shouldn’t be obstacles to doing so.

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The Path Well Managed

Raul Elizalde (’86) recognized with 2018 Five Star Wealth Manager award.

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UCLA Anderson Venture Accelerator



provides teeth-grinders with custom night guards for 90% lower prices than dentists through its direct to consumer subscription service. 

Riders Share

is the Airbnb of motorcycle rental. We connect unused motorcycles to licensed riders that we vet with algorithms. We have the only insurance policy that works for both renters and owners of motorcycles in the sharing economy. For more information go to Riders Share.


Anderson in the News


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.


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Equity, Diversity and Inclusion:


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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 LGBTQ 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.