As California’s secretary of state, Shirley Weber fights — for diversity and inclusion, for education, and to make sure every vote counts.
For more than 35 years, Dr. Gary Parker has lived and worked aboard a Mercy Ship, helping the world’s poorest disfigured people.
With Bruin blood running through his veins, Walter Thompson-Hernández is bringing amazing chronicles to the world, one medium at a time.
Karen Mack believes the solution to what ails Los Angeles can be found at the intersection of art and civics.
At Ray Garcia’s latest venture, Asterid at Disney Hall, the cuisine is inspired by L.A. and its diverse cultures.
Although science is the basis of Peter Prengaman’s work as a climate and environmental news director, he always looks for the human angle.
Bruin Carly Daniels, who leads the Pfizer scientists developing vaccines for pneumonia and the coronavirus, always remembers that patients are waiting.
Damion Thomas, a curator at the largest museum of African American culture, uses sports to tell the story of race relations.
Her new book, “Eat the Mouth That Feeds You,” includes a short story she wrote as a UCLA undergraduate.
The former UCLA women’s soccer stalwart has advanced to the pros while simultaneously speaking out on issues of social justice.
Texas Tribune’s chief product officer believes the key to reaching audiences is understanding their behavior and preferences.
Shabnam Fasa and Julius Reder Carlson have created a space where music helps children bridge economic and cultural boundaries.
All-American gymnast Sadiqua Bynum ’16 may have fallen into Hollywood’s stunt world, but she landed on her feet and hit the ground running.
Ezra Klein ’05 discusses the challenges of journalism, writing his debut book, what he learned at UCLA and the Trump presidency.
UCLA grad D’Artagnan Scorza is a busy social leader and educator — and he still has time to escape in an RV with his family on weekends.
At The Washington Post, Matea Gold leads a team of investigative reporters trying to sort out and report the facts amid the complexities of today’s polarized political system.
Kathy Tu couldn’t speak English when she came to the U.S. at age 5. Now she’s a popular voice for the LGBTQ community and beyond at New York’s WNYC.
Software designer Evan Sullivan ’13 is developing apps that enable drivers to remotely control their cars.
When Martine Rothblatt sees a roadblock, she stops at nothing to remove it.
After years of working as a newspaper reporter, X-Files executive producer Frank Spotnitz found his true calling in television.
Jaime Nack has built a thriving business creating sustainability plans for corporate, government and nonprofit clients.
Karina Silva has applied the skills she learned as an athlete toward her career in cinematography.
Bruin Diana Skaar has created a solid place for herself in Google’s high-tech arena. Now she wants to get girls of all ages to come along.
Rachel Sumekh loves to feed people — especially those who are truly hungry.
Pokémon on your shoulder? This game designer is turning heads with his work on augmented reality games that change the way we interact with our world.