John Wooden Global Leadership Awards
 

The John Wooden Global Leadership Awards

 

Monday, December 2, 2019
The Beverly Hilton Hotel

Celebrating Co-CEO and President of Ariel Investments and
One of TIME's 100 Most Influential People
Mellody Hobson
UCLA Anderson's 2019 John Wooden Global Leadership Award Recipient

 

2019 John Wooden Global Leadership Honoree

 


Mellody Hobson


Co-CEO and President of Ariel Investments
TIME's 100 Most Influential People
Vice Chair of the Board of Starbucks Corporation
Director, JPMorgan Chase | Director, Quibi
Former Chair of the Board of DreamWorks Animation
Chair of After School Matters
Vice Chair of World Business Chicago’s Board of Directors
Co-Chair of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
Rockefeller Foundation Board Member
George Lucas Education Foundation Board Member
LACMA Board Member


 

The 2019 John Wooden Leadership Fellowships

 

A committee of faculty and staff select deserving UCLA Anderson students based on their exceptional principles-based leadership and academic merit. Their experiences enrich the UCLA Anderson community, and their leadership values echo Coach Wooden's. Funds are provided via net proceeds from the annual John Wooden Global Leadership Award dinner.

Amanda K. Beck
(MBA '20)


2019 Wooden Fellow

“One must have an unyielding set of personal values — respect for human rights, democracy, accountability — and never be afraid to bring those values into the debate.”

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Danielle Schlegel
(EMBA ’20)


2019 Wooden Fellow

“Success is not the end game. It’s measured in what you do every day — treating others with compassion and doing your very best.”

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Rob Busalacchi
(FEMBA ’20)


2019 Wooden Fellow

“In extremely challenging situations, I can rely on my teams to support me because I have acted with integrity and earned their trust.”

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Apichaya Taechamahapun
(UCLA-NUS EMBA ’20)


2019 Wooden Fellow

“If you only think about yourself, you hit a limit. You have to contribute to a larger movement. The happiness of others is important.”

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Wooden Awards Highlights

 

Learn more about the men and women who have been recognized for their leadership excellence as John Wooden Global Leadership Award recipients

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