Bruin Women Who Fought for Change. As we celebrate Women's History Month we honor some of the pioneers, the courageous and the unstoppable UCLA alumnae who fought to change the abuse, discrimination and inequity that women have endured for far too long. These Bruin heroines were moved by compassion to defend the defenseless, shatter glass ceilings and confront the injustices before them.

Bruin Spotlight: Venu Kotamraju ’95, M.B.A. ’99
Venu Kotamraju’s story is a testament to the ability to find and create communities across cultures and borders. Born in India, raised in the U.S. and now the CEO of a corporation in Manila, his love for UCLA led him to co-found and preside over the UCLA Alumni Philippines Network.

St. Patrick's Day Mixer in Shanghai - March 16
Expand your network and join the Shanghai Bruins as they meet and mingle with alumni from Stanford, USC, University of Washington, UC Berkeley, UC Irvine and UC San Diego. Enjoy delicious food in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.

UC Alumni UK Charity Gala
The third annual University of California Alumni UK Charity Gala on Saturday, March 17 in London includes a networking reception, three-course dinner, DJ and dancing, and famed TV writer and producer, Frank Spotnitz '82. The nearly sold out event will support scholarships for UC students to study abroad in the UK.

Entrepre-traveler Extraordinaire
Stephanie Be ’12 is always ready for the next adventure. As a first-gen, Latina travel blogger, the fearless 28-year-old has an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion to see the world. Having visited 42 countries and more than 250 destinations before founding her company BUENA, she imparts some advice on how anyone can live out their travel dreams.

Coffee Social of the Year
On Feb. 3, dozens of Coffee Socials were held around the world, bringing together parents and family members of current UCLA students to meet and discuss their experiences. The largest one took place in Beijing, China with 37 attendees. Check out the photos of all the socials, when we came together as one Bruin family.

Bruins Involved with Oscar-Nominated Films

Video: Gymnasts Honor Sexual Abuse Survivors at Pauley Pavilion

Four-Star Recruit Shareef O'Neal, Son of Shaquille, Commits to UCLA

Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, Delivers Lecture on Campus Amid Protests

Message from Chancellor Block: Prizing Ideas Over Hatred

Despite Federal Concerns, UCLA Will Not Close Confucius Institute

Non-UCLA Pranksters Release Mice in Bruin Plate, Cause Commotion

Video: Bruin Career Insights from a Disney Imagineer

"Narcos" and "True Blood" Producer Carol Trussell '72 Joins Apple as Head of Production


Video: U.S. Olympic Bobsledder Carlos Valdes '13 Takes Over UCLA Alumni Instagram to Share Behind-the-Scenes Experience. Follow @uclaalumni

The FirstGen Alumni Network Connects First-Generation Students, Alumni

Alumni Mentor Program Gives Students Professional, Personal Direction

Ms. Wheelchair America 2018, Sheri Melander-Smith '96, Talks to Students About Disabilities

Hana Kim, M.F.A. '12 Wins Award for Emerging Artists By Breaking Theater Convention

UCLA Admissions Statement Supporting Student Civic Responsibility

Video - Bruin Family Insights: The Best We Could Do - A Common Book Discussion

Bird Scooters Are the Latest Craze in Getting Around UCLA

13 Ways the Healthy Campus Initiative is Helping UCLA Become America’s Healthiest University

Network Events


March 16, Hong Kong | A Conversation with UCLA Associate Professor Hilke Schlichtingruin


March 21, YouTube Live | Bruin Family Insights: Understanding Your Student’s Summer Opportunities


March 16, Shanghai | St. Patrick's Day Spring Mixer


March 28, YouTube Live | Bruin Career Insights: From First-Gen to Next Gen Leader


March 17, London | 3rd Annual UC Alumni UK Gala

March 22, London | U.S. Alumni Club’s Quiz Night 

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