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Waves of Service

2013–2014 Awards

Graziadio School of Business and Management Waves of Service Award

Presented April 2014 at the George Awards

Molly Moen (MIB '01) is Chief Operating Officer of the Downtown Women's Center (DWC), a nationally recognized nonprofit organization offering housing and supportive services to more than 4000 homeless women on Los Angeles' Skid Row each year. In this role, she is responsible for guiding the day-to-day business operations of the organization and providing strategic leadership to DWC's planning, financial analysis, fundraising, communications, human resources, volunteer, and facilities management efforts. During her tenure, Molly has managed DWC through a period of unprecedented growth, taking the annual budget from $1 million to $5.5 million, the staff from 14 to 70, and the numbers served from 1500 to 4000; she also spearheaded two capital campaigns, which raised a total of $40 million and enabled the development of 119 units of permanent supportive housing. Prior to joining the Downtown Women's Center, Molly worked with Phoenix Houses of California and the United Way of Greater Los Angeles. She holds a Master's in International Business from Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management; has nearly thirteen years of experience working in the fields of housing and public health – including over eight at DWC; and has examined issues of strategic and fiscal planning, marketing/communications, and organizational development in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Derek (also a Graziadio graduate), and their son, Wyatt.

Seaver College Waves of Service Award

Will be presented at the Waves of Success Luncheon

Winner to be announced.

Graduate School of Education and Psychology Waves of Service Award

Will be presented at the GSEP Celebration of Excellence

Winner to be announced.

Pepperdine University Waves of Service Award

Will be presented at Waves Weekend

Winner to be announced.

Waves of Service Leader of the Year Award

Will be presented at the Waves of Service Leader Mixer

Winner to be announced.