Michelle Kaviona

2021 Donald Edward Bragg & Diane Sims Bragg Scholarship Recipient


Biography: Michelle Kaviona is a third year double majoring in Business Economics and Communication. Born and raised in Indonesia, she sought international educational experience in the United States to broaden her knowledge which brought her to UCLA. Michelle currently holds leadership positions in the Indonesian Student Association as Co-President of the Los Angeles branch and Director of Organizational Development of the national branch. She is also actively involved in other student organizations such as 180 Degrees Consulting and Delta Sigma Pi.

Future Plans: Michelle plans on interning during both her Spring and Summer quarter. She is looking at roles as an investment analyst at a Venture capital, as well as a business analyst and operations support at a high tech software company. She is eager to learn from a variety of industries as she hopes to build her own company in the future.

What does this scholarship mean to me? I am extremely grateful and honored to be a recipient of the Donald Edward Bragg & Diane Sims Bragg Scholarship. The scholarship will help me in continuing my educational pursuits as an international student and putting in time for my desired professional career. This award has also motivated me to work harder to honor the donor’s recognition of my educational and professional activities. I hope that I can pay it forward and support others in their journey as the donors have supported me.