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Pipeline to Power Summit

This inaugural event brings together over 200 cross-industry professionals of color for a full-day interactive program.  Click here to purchase individual tickets for the Summit; to learn more about sponsorship, email mmartin@cupusa.org.  
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11th Annual Leadership Gala

Our signature fundraiser that celebrates the advancements of professionals of color, showcases CUP’s impact, and honors extraordinary leaders of color.  Click here to purchase individual tickets for the Gala; to learn more about sponsorship, email mmartin@cupusa.org.
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CUP’s 9th Media and Entertainment Forum

Please join Jamila Hunter, SVP of Comedy Development for ABC, home of Emmy-nominated “black-ish,” “Fresh Off the Boat,” the upcoming return of “Roseanne,” for an evening of networking and conversation at CUP’s 9th Annual Media and Entertainment Forum!
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Joseph Borrero – Fellow Spotlight

Joseph Borrero Vice President Goldman Sachs & Co. You’ve achieved a great deal of professional success – briefly describe your journey, noting both personal milestones and obstacles you may have faced along the way. I am a Vice President in the Compliance Division at Goldman Sachs. I am part of a team that conducts independent…
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Giving Tuesday

There’s #BlackFriday & #CyberMonday…And then there’s #GivingTuesday, an international day of giving! Save the date & join CUP on November 28! #IGiveCUP #GivingTuesday #CUPGivingTuesday
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Jason Wang – Fellow Spotlight

You’ve achieved a great deal of professional success – briefly describe your journey, noting both personal milestones and obstacles you may have faced along the way. As a first-generation college graduate and a son of Chinese immigrants, I had to overcome many obstacles, such as language and culture barriers. However, with the guidance and support…
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10th Annual Wall Street Partners Forum

SAVE THE DATE - CUP'S 10th Annual Wall Street Partners Forum on Monday, October 23,2017 hosted by Goldman Sachs. Be sure to keep an eye out for the official invitation and our featured speaker announcement!
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8th Annual Lawyers Forum

SAVE THE DATE - CUP'S 8th Annual Lawyers Forum on Wednesday, October 11,2017 hosted by American Express. Be sure to keep an eye out for the official invitation and our featured speaker announcement!
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Emmanuel J. Velasco – Executive Leadership Program Spotlight

Emmanuel J. Velasco Vice President Goldman Sachs You’ve achieved a great deal of professional success – briefly describe your journey, noting both personal milestones and obstacles you may have faced along the way. I joined Goldman Sachs in 2010. I honestly thought that I would be working in Non-Profit or in the Government but at…
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Ezinne Kwubiri – Fellows Spotlight

Ezinne Kqubiri Director, Change Management Viacom Media Networks Briefly describe your journey, noting both professional milestones & obstacles you may have faced along the way A graduate of Howard University School of Business, my accounting degree took an untraditional route when I entered the entertainment/media industry. Taking that risk to step into an unknown territory,…
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10th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for CUP's 10th Anniversary Celebration, on June 28! The celebration begins at 9:30 p.m., at Zengo, 622 Third Avenue, NY, immediately following CUP’s 10th Annual Leadership Gala and will feature a three-hour open bar and one of New York City's hottest DJ's Quiana Parks.   Ticket prices are $100 for CUP members and $125 for non-members and…
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Ashwin Krishnan – Catalyst Spotlight

What is your occupation and how did you come to work in this field? I work at Morgan Stanley as a portfolio manager within the firm’s credit investment business. It was a natural progression after beginning in investment banking and after appreciating the available pathways within financial services that suited my interest and temperament. What…
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