Laurie Firestone Siedelman


Laurie Firestone Siedelman is the Training and Career Development Coordinator for UCLA’s Campus Human Resources Training & Development unit. Laurie manages the Staff Enrichment Program (SEP), a cohort-based program designed to help administrative-level employees enhance their professional skills and sharpen their ability for career advancement across campus. Prior to joining Campus Human Resources, Laurie managed Pathway at UCLA Extension, a groundbreaking, post-secondary education program for students with intellectual disabilities. She was responsible for the program’s instructor recruitment and training, curriculum development and marketing operations. Laurie earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from San Diego State University. Outside of UCLA, her passion includes coaching others to effectively network and cultivate strategic partnerships to enhance their business and personal endeavors.