Devon Dickau is the recipient of the 2018 UCLA Award for Young Alumnus of the Year. A mentor, volunteer and philanthropist, Dickau serves as co-president of the UCLA Lambda LGBTQ Alumni Association. Previously serving as co-chair of the UCLA Young Alumni Development Council, he was the founding assistant director of UCLA Parent & Family Programs and a 2016 Fellow with New Leaders Council. He is a manager in Deloitte’s Human Capital Consulting practice and chief of staff for the Diversity & Inclusion Client Service Center of Excellence. Dickau serves on the board of the Social Impact Fund, a community nonprofit organization providing management and oversight expertise to nonprofits undergoing the IRS 501©(3) determination process. Passionate about nurturing and empowering communities in challenging environments, Dickau facilitates design-thinking workshops and advises clients across sectors on diversity and inclusion, culture, talent and leadership. He emphasizes aligning corporate strategy with social values. After earning his bachelor’s degree in American literature and culture, Dickau moved to Africa where he worked with a non-governmental organization in rural Tanzania. Among his UCLA support, Dickau is a gold level member of the Alumni Association benefitting scholarships, and UCLA Anderson School of Management, where he received an MBA. In addition to his UCLA degrees, he holds an Ed.M. in Technology, Innovation and Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.