CUP Conversations

The CUP Conversations Speaker Series presents virtual thought leadership webinars and interviews featuring individuals who will share strategies, concepts and tools to educate our CUP Community during the COVID-19 crisis.

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

Date: May 28, 2020
Moderator: Grace Reyes, CEO, The Investment Diversity Exchange, TIDE
Margaret Anadu, Partner, Head of Urban Investment Group, Goldman Sachs
Sekou Kaalund, Managing Director, Head of Advancing Black Pathways, JPMC
Host: Melissa Fenton, Executive Director, CUP


In January 2014, CUP launched a mini-series called "CUP Conversations," where industry trailblazers answer questions about their lessons on leadership. To date, we have featured: Mellody Hobson, President of Ariel Investments, LLC; Geoffrey Canada, Social Activist & Educator and former CEO of Harlem Children's Zone; Rosie Rios, Treasurer of the United States and Economic Development Expert; Don Liu, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Xerox Corporation; Misty Copeland, Soloist with the American Ballet Theatre; Lisa Garcia Quiroz, Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility at Time Warner Inc; Ruben Santiago HudsonAward-Winning Actor, Writer & Director; Teri Plummer McClure, Chief Legal, Communications and Compliance Officer at UPS; Scott Mills, Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Administration at Viacom; Thelma Golden, Director & Chief Curator at the Studio Museum of Harlem; Michele Coleman Mayes, Vice President & General Counsel at The New York Public Library; and Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Our thirteenth video highlights Richard Parsons, Senior Partner at Providence Equity Partners.