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POWER SERIES: A BREAKFAST CONVERSATION WITH MONIQUE R. HERENA
On Thursday, May 28, CUP presented A Breakfast Conversation with Monique R. Herena hosted by BNY Mellon. The event featured a conversation with Monique R. Herena, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at BNY Mellon, and was moderated by Jyoti Chopra, Global Head of Diversity and Inclusion in Human Resources at BNY Mellon. Monique shared a framework and philosophy for a path to leadership and essential leadership skills for success.
From left to right: Monique R. Herena, Jyoti Chopra, Lee Stephens
DISTINGUISHED LEADERSHIP SERIES: BIG DATA. BIG INSIGHTS.
On Tuesday, June 2, CUP held a Distinguished Leadership Series: BIG DATA. BIG INSIGHTS. hosted by HBO. The evening's program included a panel discussion featuring Gayle Fuguitt, CEO and President of The Advertising Research Foundation, Sheldon Gilbert, Founder and CEO of Proclivity Media, and Jonathan Keske Ph.D, Director, Marketing Sciences at HBO. The conversation was moderated by Stephany Verstraete, Chief Marketing Officer at TRUVERIS. To view the photos from this event, please click here.
From left to right: Stephany Verstraete, Sheldon Gilbert, Jonathan Keske Ph.D, Gayle Fuguitt
POWER SERIES: 5TH ANNUAL DIGITAL POWER LUNCH
On Thursday, June 4, CUP hosted its 5th Annual Digital Power Lunch, gathering fifty power players from the digital and technology industries to facilitate information exchange and industry connections. The keynote conversation featured David Eun, Executive Vice President, Global Innovation Center at Samsung Electronics, and Ty Ahmad-Taylor, Vice President of Smart TV Services at Samsung Electronics. To view the photos from this event, please click here.
From left to right: Ty Ahmad-Taylor, David Eun
CUP FELLOWS GIVE BACK BY RESTORING NYC COMMUNITY GARDEN
On Saturday, June 13, the 2015 CUP Fellows volunteered with GrowNYC, to restore Miracle Garden in the East Village, which has served surrounding communities since 1983 as a space for neighborhood celebrations and more. The Fellows planted, mulched, and repaired a fence, creating a clean and beautiful environment for future generations to enjoy.
From left to right: Kerwin Ledesna, Stephanie Arthur, Neysa Alsina, John Owens, Deshaun Mars, Jamaal Glenn
CUP MEMBER TRAINING: MAXIMIZING YOUR EXECUTIVE PRESENCE
On Tuesday, June 16, CUP presented a CUP Member Training on Maximizing Your Executive Presence & Communication, hosted by Creative Artists Agency. This intimate group coaching session, facilitated by Jeff Jacobi and Rosemary Sykes of Jacobi Persuasive Speaking, provided attendees with communication techniques to inspire and influence any audience. Participants presented while being videotaped and received targeted feedback.
WELCOME TO OUR NEW CUP MEMBERS
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CONGRATULATIONS TO CUP MEMBERS
- Fernando Bohorquez, 2010 CUP Fellow and Partner at BakerHostetler received recognition from the Brooklyn Volunteer Lawyers Project. To learn more, please click here.
- Misty Copeland, 2012 CUP Gala Honoree and 2013 Distinguished Leadership Series event speaker, was promoted to principal dancer at American Ballet Theater. To learn more, please click here.
- Ricardo Garcia Amaya, 2013 CUP Fellow and Founder of VOIQ, discusses American Latino Issues at Aspen Institute's inaugural summit. To read the full article, please click here.
Celina Lee, 2015 CUP Fellow and Business Development Director & General Counsel at AKA Study, discusses the campaign AKA Study launched for their artificially intelligent (A.I.) robot in two articles: Meet the Chatty Robot Who Wants to Outsmart Every Other Toy and This Little Robot Wants to Be Your Friend. Celina will also be speaking at the 2nd Europe Future Leadership Academy on 7/24-7/26 in Stockholm, Sweden which is hosted by the Overseas Korean Next Generation Trade School.
Ackneil (Trey) Muldrow, CUP Member and Partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, was appointed as a board member of Brightpoint Health.
Sebastian Rea, 2015 CUP Fellow and Content Operations Manager at Tribeca Film, was interviewed by Latin Heat Entertainment. To read the full interview, please click here. Sebastian was invited by the Smithsonian Latino Center's Young Ambassadors Program in D.C. to speak on a panel about contemporary Latino communities and their representation in media. He also received two scholarships from the Ricardo Salinas Scholarship Fund to attend the Aspen Institute's Spotlight Health in June in Colorado and CityLab: Urban Solutions to Global Challenges in October in London.
Patricia Roberts, 2012 CUP Fellow and Managing Director at AllianceBernstein, shares the importance of saving for college. To read the full article, please click here.
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