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Covid-19 —Investing in black lives and livelihoods— McKinsey April 2020 Report

   Date: May 21st, 2:30pm - 3:30pm Moderator: Frank Dix, Management Consultant, NY, CUP Board Member Speakers: Shelley Stewart, Partner, NJ, McKinsey & Company Jason Wright, Washington, DC, McKinsey & Company Samuel Yamoah, Minnapolis, MN, McKinsey & Company Resources “COVID-19’s effect on minority-owned small businesses in the United States,” McKinsey & Company, May 2020…
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Bio Tech Innovations — People of Color Mobilizing to Solve Covid-19

  Date: May 14, 2020, 2pm – 3pm Moderator: Melissa Fenton, Executive Director, Council of Urban Professionals Speakers: Dr. Anita Goel, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Nanobiosym Diagnostics Gayle Jennings-O'Byrne, Co-Founder and Venture Capitalist, Wocstar Fund Resources Nanobiosym Articles: The Urgent Need for Next Gen Tech to Win the War against Covid and other pandemics -…
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Seizing the Moment — Opportunities for Creating Your Evolutionary Shift

  Date: May 7, 2020 Moderator: Alexandra Wallace, Head of Media and Content, Verizon Media Speakers: Roderick Hardamon, Founder and Chairman, Urge Imprint and Urge Development Group Patty Juarez, National Diverse Segments Director, Commercial Banking Group, Wells Fargo & Company Resources U.S. Latinos among hardest hit by pay cuts, job losses due to coronavirus Coronavirus-related…
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Women Elevating Women Through Crisis

Date: April 30th, 2pm - 3pm Moderator: Michelle Miller, Co-host of "CBS This Morning: Saturday" Speakers: Karen Gamba, Co-Founder of ExV Agency and Founder of Women Building Women. Jill Johnson, Co-Founder and CEO of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership (IFEL), based in Newark, NJ. Kimberly Lee Minor CLSSBB, CEO/CMO, Bumbershoot, LLC, Founder of Spiceteria Resources…
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Fueling Returns & Impact through Collective Expertise

Speakers: OzoneX VC Founders: Jacques-Philippe Piverger (formerly AIG Investments, MPOWERD, World Economic Forum YGL) Lea Bajc (formerly Morgan Stanley, McKinsey, North Zone Ventures) Caen Contee (Co-founder Lime Scooters) Moderator: Lisa Carmen Wang, CEO, The GLOW, Founder, SheWorx (acquired) and USA Hall of Fame gymnast Resources Membership offer from OzoneX VC As a token of our…
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COVID-19, Economic Justice and Communities of Color

Date: April 16, 2:30pm - 3:30pm Speaker: Marc Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League Date: April 16, 2:30pm - 3:30pm Speaker: Ken Ebie, Founder and Principal, Ebie Strategies LLC Resources McKinsey & Company, April 2020 Report “COVID-19: Investing in black lives and livelihoods” The Gumbo Coalition - 10 Leadership Lessons, pre-order a book by…
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6 Tips for Working from Home during COVID-19

Date: April 9, 2pm Speaker: Paula T. Edgar, Esq., Partner, Inclusion Strategy Solutions and NY Fellows Program '15 6 Tips for Working from Home During Covid-19 Resources Paula’s article on Working from Home Harvard Business Review (HBR) Working From Home COVID Compendium Conference Call Bingo
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Pipeline to Power & Leadership Gala

This inaugural event brings together over 200 cross-industry professionals of color for a full-day interactive program. Our signature fundraiser that celebrates the advancements of professionals of color, showcases CUP’s impact, and honors extraordinary leaders of color.  To learn more about sponsorship, email mfenton@cupusa.org
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Legal Partners Forum

TECH & JUSTICE: Social Justice and Lawmaking in the Digital Age Technology has become the gateway of influence in legislative change, politics, and social movements. The Women’s March, #MeToo, #TimesUp, and many others demonstrate the impact of tech innovation. In 2018 social platforms and tech-driven civic engagement models sparked national change and established a new…
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Inspiration Awards & Celebration

On November 15th, join the CUP community for the Inspiration Awards & Celebration - an unforgettable event that will bring cross-industry leaders together to recognize extraordinary CUP Catalysts with our first-ever CUP Inspiration Award. The evening, hosted by Michelle Miller will begin with a special ceremony for our cross-industry, cross-sector 2018 CUP Catalysts. Guests will…
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