Follow an eager MBA as she learns a new step, the Anderson Shuffle, a dance that will lift her from “business as usual” into the vibrant world that is UCLA Anderson.
///About Polished By Diamonds
Anastasia Ali, FEMBA ’14 (Director/Producer/Editing/Sound)
This is Anastasia’s Ali’s second year with her team, Polished by Diamonds. During the day, the Brown University honors graduate works as a television and web producer. Her company, HazraH Entertainment, produced the web series, Buppies, for BET.com which garnered over five million views and the sitcom, Love That Girl, for TV One, the network’s highest-rated show. During her rare spare time, she mines for undiscovered Anderson talent, forgives herself for watching reality television, and anxiously awaits her May 2013 wedding.
Ryan Gutterson FEMBA ’14 (Writer/Assistant Director
Ryan Gutterson is a Double Bruin. He spent eight years working with children with autism as a program developer, parent and staff trainer and behavioral consultant before making a switch into marketing with The Mission Control Group as Executive Director in March of 2012. He continues to teach autism education to teachers and other education professionals at California State University, Los Angeles. In his spare time, he is the FEMBA VP for the Marketing Association and a Panel Director for the California Clean Innovation Conference and board member for Net Impact Charity Competition.
Khoa Le FEMBA ’14 (Writer)
Upon graduation from Cal Poly Pomona, Khoa started his career at Deloitte and Touche, LLP as a consultant in the Enterprise Risk Services group, focusing on risk management. While at Deloitte, he earned his CISA certification. Khoa is currently a Senior Auditor at Mattel. In his free time, Khoa can be found on his motorcycle, in a yoga studio, or giving speeches to FEMBAs about upcoming events and Anderson family.
Rose Zhu FEMBA ’14 (Props)
Rose Zhu is a Mixed Signal and Analog Circuit Designer at Broadcom. She grew up in Hangzhou, China and moved to the U.S in 2003 to earn her Masters degree in Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University. When she’s not hiking Half Dome or backpacking Mount Whitney, she can be found enjoying the Southern California sunshine or taking care of her two neurotic cats.
Linda Tran FEMBA ’14 (Writer/Props)
Linda Tran works for Bank of the West in Risk Management for Commercial Lending as a Portfolio Officer and Senior Auditor. In this function, Linda interacts with an array of people both within and outside of the bank.Linda is a first year FEMBA, involved in FEMBA Council, Women’s Business Connect, and Asian Management Student Association.
Melissa Astete FEMBA ’14 (Lead Actress)
Born and raised in Los Angeles Melissa received her bachelor’s from USC in Business Administration and was a pole vaulter on the school’s Track and Field Team. As the Product Manager at DOGSWELL, a start-up CPG dog food company for the past six years, she is primarily responsible for bringing new products to market and maintaining existing product lines. Melissa’s favorite things include dancing, boba, French macarons, scarves, movies, and up=and=coming bands.
Dania Shaheen FEMBA ’14 (Choreographer)
Dania Shaheen started her career with Deloitte in the AERS function after graduating UCSB with a bachelors in Business Economics and a minor in Accounting. She currently works in strategic planning and budgeting for a privately held company which owns various public warehouses, brick and building materials manufacturing and processing plants, aviation services and facilities, office buildings, retail properties, hotels, resorts and industrial projects throughout the United States. When she is not working or studying she enjoys shopping, hiking, satire, and creating memorable dance moves.