Physical Sciences Lecture Series: Life After the Degree - “Science & Finance”

A lecture series aimed at educating students on career options beyond the scope of traditional scientific research.

Thursday, November 01, 2012
4:30 PM
CNSI Auditorium (between Boelter Hall and La Kretz Hall)

4:30 p.m. Panel Discussion followed by Q&A
6:00 p.m. Reception

Hear from a panel of distinguished UCLA alumni who have applied their science background to achieve success in their finance careers. Learn how your analytical and quantitative skills can help you thrive in this competitive market.

Moderator: Davida Milo
BS Mathematics (1990)
Senior Vice President and Technology Manager, PIMCO

Carla Gagne, BS Astrophysics (1995), MS Physics (1997)
Adjunct Professor of Finance, CSU Dominguez Hills
Former Manager of Portfolio Strategy, PNMAC
Steve Godfrey, BS Mathematics (1989), MBA Anderson (1993)
Executive Vice President and Head of Foreign
Exchange eCommerce, Wells Fargo
Perry Lanaro, BS Physics (1982), MBA Anderson (1987)
Vice President of Corporate Financial Systems, Paramount Pictures
Matt Lee, MS Physics (1991), PHD Physics (1999)
Managing Director, BlackRock, Inc.
Ed Sleva, MS Physics (1993), PhD Physics (1999)

Please RSVP to Mercy Bicad by October 31 at and include PSLAD in the subject line. RSVPs
appreciated. Drop-ins welcome.

Click here to download the flyer.