Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2022 | Time: 4pm - 5pm | Location: Zoom

Do you want to be part of building a more diverse and inclusive work environment? Come learn about one of the fastest growing career fields from professionals who work in a variety of industries whose role it is to promote and ensure equality in their organization.


Cory Rosas
Associate Director UCLA Alumni Diversity Programs & Initiatives


Cory Rosas (he,him) serves as the Associate Director for UCLA Alumni Diversity Programs & Initiatives. In his current role he works to empower UCLA’s diverse alumni community and create spaces that embrace intersectionality and offer alumni opportunities to be involved in UCLA’s future. Cory learned to lead and collaborate with BIPOC communities through his prior work with the Los Angeles Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and the National Park Service. He is a proud Bruin and earned his B.A. in Political Science from UCLA in 2016.



Grace Moss
VP Equity & Inclusion WarnerMedia


Grace Moss is the VP Equity & Inclusion (Pipeline Programs) for WarnerMedia. In this role, she helps oversee the enterprise’s efforts to expand the talent pool of underrepresented writers and directors and build additional pathways for diverse talent. Prior to WarnerMedia, Grace served as the Head of Talent Development & Inclusion for NBC Entertainment, where she spearheaded multiple programs that focused on discovering, cultivating and showcasing talented writers and directors of diverse backgrounds. Grace also managed nationwide outreach efforts and developed relationships with community partners, such as the National Hispanic Media Coalition, Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment and the Barcid Foundation. Before coming to NBC, Grace was a Development Executive at the Style Network, where she shepherded new series, from initial pitch to production. Prior to her stint at the Style Network, she worked as a freelance reality Producer and Director on a plethora of unscripted shows on a variety of networks, including MTV, VH1, TLC and NBC. Grace graduated from UCLA with a BA English and Minor in Asian American Studies. In her spare time, Grace enjoys playing tennis, wine tasting and baking with her son.

Alex Krantzler
Program Manager Diversity & Inclusion | Cedars-Sinai

Alex Krantzler (she/they) is the Program Manager, Diversity & Inclusion for Cedars-Sinai, where she is driving DEI education, culture, and community programs. Alex has a particular passion for accessibility and extensive experience in LGBTQ+ advocacy and inclusion. Since graduating from UCLA, Alex has trained volunteer crisis counselors for the Trevor Project, helped a diversity sourcing startup build out their product roadmap informed by survey data, and worked as a DEI consultant — supporting companies as they launch employee resource groups and pilot their diversity recruiting efforts.

Alex is a proud Bruin Transfer and earned her B.A. in Anthropology in 2019. Over their two years at UCLA, Alex completed her thesis on how the Hebrew-speaking Israeli LGBTQ+ community is “queering Hebrew” in response to its rigid, binary system of grammatical gender as part of the Lemelson Anthropological Honors Program. Alex pioneered Transfer Pride Admit Weekend (T-PAW) alongside their co-directors in 2019 to provide newly-admitted LGBTQ+ transfer students with the resources and connections necessary to succeed at UCLA. Alex also volunteered as a transfer mentor, served as a Diversity Peer Leader through the BRC’s Intergroup Dialogue Program, and played two seasons as a Prop on the UCLA Women’s Rugby Team. For her work at UCLA, Alex was named the recipient of the 2019 Undergraduate Student Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award.

Outside of work, Alex enjoys painting, experimenting in the kitchen, looking for any excuse to use her power drill, and playing with their rescue pup.



Jenny Sharpe 
English & Gender Studies Professor UCLA


Jenny Sharpe is Professor of English, Comparative Literature, and Gender Studies at UCLA. Her areas of research and teaching are Caribbean literatures, literary archives of slavery and empire, and gender studies. She has served as Associate Dean of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion for the Humanities since Fall 2019.