LMU this Week


The Hollywood Reporter, Dec. 6 Justin Timberlake, with Gal Gadot, helped present more than $1 million in university scholarships to young women who have taken part in THR’s highly competitive Women in Entertainment Mentorship Program, including LMU student Carla Arellano. MORE

Associated Press, Dec. 6 It wasn’t Angelina Jolie or Jennifer Lawrence who got the most rousing applause at the Hollywood Reporter’s annual Women in Entertainment breakfast on Wednesday. It was LMU student Carla Arellano, who received a standing ovation and brought a room of Hollywood heavyweights to tears as she accepted a full-ride scholarship from “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot. MORE

Dow Jones, Dec. 8 Arellano was interviewed about her experience at the luncheon and her inspirations in this Moneyish column. MORE 

UPI, Dec. 7 “She’s strong-minded, opinionated and gutsy. She wants to be a screenwriter, and she’s already impressed everyone who knows her — her fellow mentees, her professors and everyone in this room who’s met her,” Gadot said of Arellano. MORE

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