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Women of CUP: Talking About What Matters

Bank of America Sponsored Series, Part I, September 29, 2020, 5pm - 6pm, Networking Power Half Hour 6pm - 6:30pm. Moderator: Kaplan Mobray, Pre-eminent Leadership Coach and Motivation Expert; Acclaimed Author, The 10Ks of Personal Branding, Kaplan Mobray Inc. Speakers: Ebony A. Thomas, SVP, Environmental, Social & Governance, Capital Deployment and Public Policy Executive, Bank…
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Corporate Innovation – Reimagining Global Leadership

  Speaker: Asahi Pompey, Head of Corporate Engagement and President of the Goldman Sachs Foundation/ CUP 2020 Honoree for Corporate Innovation Moderator: David Clunie, Executive Director, Black Economic Alliance Host: Melissa Fenton, Executive Director, Council of Urban Professionals Producer: Living Latina Productions LLC Download
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“Visionary Leadership – Reimagining America”

  Date: June 25, 2020 Moderator: Marcos Torres, Managing Director, Head of Communications Media & Entertainment Investment Banking Group, RBC Capital Markets Speakers: Byron Allen, Founder, Chairman & CEO, Entertainment Studios, Allen Media Group Host: Melissa Fenton, Executive Director, CUP
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Reimagining the Future of New York

  Date: June 18, 2020 Moderator: April Ryan, Washington Bureau Chief, White House Correspondent at American Urban Radio Networks Speakers: Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. House of Representatives, NY-8 Honorable Juan Cartagena, President & General Counsel at Latino Justice PRLDEF Host: Melissa Fenton, Executive Director, CUP Resources Assembly Passes Eric Garner Anti-Chokehold Act 10 Steps to…
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Authenticity and Values Based Leadership in Times of Crisis

  Date: June 11, 2020, 2pm Moderator: Kaplan Mobray, Author, Motivation Expert, Leadership Coach, CEO, Kaplan Mobray Speakers: Natasha Holiday, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets Frederick A. Davie, Executive VP, Union Theological Seminary in NYC Chris Michel, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Americas, Bloomberg LP Host: Melissa Fenton, Executive Director, CUP Resources Toward a Racially…
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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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