Annie Hayden Pollak

Patricia and Harry L. Bruce Endowed Scholarship Award Recipient

Biography: Annie Pollak is a fourth year at UCLA studying Business Economics with a minor in Public Affairs. She was born and raised in the East Bay Area with her parents and two brothers. Annie is passionate about the intersection of business and social impact. At UCLA, she has been the President of Bruin Consulting, the Vice President of Finance for Alpha Phi, and a campus plastic policy researcher for UCLA Sustainability. She has worked in a variety of fields, from consulting to wealth management, and is currently a Legislative Intern in the United States House of Representatives. Annie loves to do yoga, travel, work with Fulcrum Adventures, and play card games with family in her free time.

Future Plans: Annie has accepted a full time offer in management consulting upon graduation. She will be working as an Associate at PwC in the Delivering Deal Value service area in San Francisco. In the long term, Annie hopes to combine her interests in economics, environmental protection, and strategy consulting into her career.

What does this scholarship mean to me? I am extremely grateful to be selected as a recipient of the Patricia and Harry L. Bruce Endowed Scholarship Award. I am so thankful for the Bruce family’s generosity and appreciate their support. This scholarship will ease my financial burden by helping to offset the costs of my quarter interning in Washington, DC so that I can focus on my academics and career.