Category Archives: Cup Conversations

BofA CUP Connections Part II | Talking About Beginning Again | Returning to Work

Date: June 30, 2021 Hosted by: Melissa Fenton, Executive Director, CUP Moderated by: Shirley Lamm, SVP, Talent Acquisition Consultant, Bank of America Panelists: Rose Blackwood, SVP, Corporate Real Estate Strategy Executive, Bank of America; Sheila Peluso, Senior Managing, Director, Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Legal Officer at Cerberus Capital Management; Sonia Shields, Global Head…
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CUP Conversations – Turning Silence Into Activism – United With Cuban Voices Demanding Freedom, Dignity and Justice

  This conversation will discuss the journey to justice in America for the Sung Family in the documentary "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail."   Date: August 4, 2021 Hosted & Moderated by: Melissa Fenton, Executive Director, CUP Panelists: Alana Tummino, Former Head, AS/COA, Cuba Working Group Moderator; Adam San-Miguel, Client Director, Google/Founder, Cuban American, Alliance…
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CUP Conversations – Abacus Bank – Begin Again: Journey to Justice in America

  This conversation will discuss the journey to justice in America for the Sung Family in the documentary "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail."   Date: May, 12, 2021 Hosted & Moderated by: Melissa Fenton, Executive Director, CUP Panelists: Thomas Sung, Chairman of the Board, Abacus Federal Savings Bank; Chanterelle Sung, Compliance Director: Vera Sung, Attorney…
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CUP Connections Part I | Begin Again: Women in Financial Leadership Talking About How To Be Post-Pandemic Prepared

  This two-part speaker series will focus on discussions about the renewal of investment in women as career professionals and business owners.   Date: April 21, 2021 Moderator: Barry Simmons, Managing Director, Divisional Director, Chase Wealth Management North America (East), JPMorgan Chase Bank Speakers: Jen Auerbach, Managing Director, Head of Strategic Growth Markets, Merrill Lynch…
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CUP Conversations: Women in Leadership Teaming Up to Lead, Empower and Thrive

Jacqueline Adams and Beverly Anderson discussed the book "A Blessing” - Women of Color Teaming Up to Lead, Empower and Thrive. Date: March 12, 2021 Host/Moderator: Melissa Fenton, Executive Director, Council of Urban Professionals Speakers: Jacqueline Adams, Co-author of the book “A Blessing” Women of Color Teaming Up to Lead, Empower and Thrive, Beverly Anderson,…
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CUP Conversations: Thought Leaders Turning Unrest Into Systematic and Lasting Change

Date: February 24, 2021 Moderator: David W. Brown, Partner, Paul Weiss Speakers: Alvin Bragg, Visiting Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Racial Justice Project, Camelia M. Valdes, Prosecutor, Passaic County Prosecutor's Office, Jorge L. Vasquez Jr., Program Director, Power and Democracy Program, Advancement Project; CUP 2020 New York Fellow Host: Melissa Fenton, Executive Director,…
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3rd Annual Pipeline to Power Summit Hosted by Goldman Sachs

Date: January, 12, 2021 Opening Remarks: Erika Irish Brown, Chief Diversity Officer, Goldman Sachs, Johnita Walker Mizelle, CUP Board Chair Panel One: Investing in Diverse Owned Businesses, Entrepreneurs and Funds Join experienced investors as they discuss how firms are expanding economic opportunities and outcomes by increasing access to capital and share insights on how to…
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