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CUP'S SEVENTH ANNUAL WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP FORM
On Thursday, June 25, CUP held its Seventh Annual Women's Leadership Forum, "Women - Unleashing Courageous Leadership" hosted by New York Life Insurance Company. Honorees included: Antoinette Bush, Executive Vice President and Global Head of Government Affairs at News Corp and Maria Teresa Kumar, Founding President & CEO of Voto Latino. Featured guests included: Cristal Baron, President of Rice Financial; Valentino D. Carlotti, Head of Institutional Client Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co.; Chloe Drew; Adrienne Eason Wheatley, Litigation Partner at Latham & Watkins; John Fleurant, Chief Financial Officer at New York Life; Michelle Herrera Mulligan, Editor in Chief of Cosmopolitan for Latinas; Lydia Loizides, Founder of Talentedly; Dee Poku, Co-Founder and CEO of WIE Network; Sheila Ronning, CEO & Founder of Women in the Boardroom; and Kathryn Wylde, President & CEO of Partnership for New York City. To view photos from this event, please click here.
Maria Teresa Kumar
Kathryn Wylde, Valentino D. Carlotti & John Fleurant
Chloe Drew & Dee Poku
Sheila Ronning, Michelle Herrera Mulligan & Adrienne Eason Wheatley
CHIEF DIVERSITY OFFICER ROUNDTABLE
On Tuesday, June 30, CUP launched its inaugural Chief Diversity Officer Roundtable, hosted by Bloomberg LP, which convened 75 senior-level executives and key business leaders from across sectors to discuss Under-Leveraged Assets: Women of Color in the Workforce. Our dynamic panelists included: Dr. Ella L.J. Bell, Professor of Business Administration at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College; Robert E. Bard, President & CEO of LATINA Style Inc.; Jane Hyun, Founder & President of Hyun & Associates; and Ripa Rashid, Senior Vice President of Center for Talent Innovation. To view photos from this event, please click here.
CUP Executive Director, Brennon Marcano discussed supporting women of color in the workplace in a Huffington Post blog. To read the full article, please click here.
Dr. Ella L.J. Bell, Jane Hyun, Brennon Marcano, Robert E. Bard, Ripa Rashid & Erika Irish Brown
A SEAT AT THE TABLE: THE ART OF FUNDRAISING
On Thursday, July 9, CUP members attended an A Seat at the Table training on The Art of Fundraising, hosted by our nonprofit partner, Graham Windham. Attendees learned key techniques and strategies for fundraising, a critical skill for effective board service. Attendees were joined by Graham Windham's Executive Director, Jess Dannhauser, Board Secretary Barbara Marcus, and Senior Advisor of Communications and External Affairs, Harry Berberian. If you are interested in joining a nonprofit board, contact Nina Pascucci at email@example.com to learn more about CUP's board trainings and board matching program.
CUP LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE PARTICIPANTS ATTEND SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
On Monday, July 27, CUP Fellows and Executive Leadership Program participants attended a performance of Shakespeare's Cymbeline in Central Park. The Public Theater invited CUP Leadership Institute participants to attend as part of our A Seat at the Table board matching initiative. The Public Theater's vision is to have great theater available to the widest audience possible: they do this through their Shakespeare in the Park and Astor Place performances, providing free or low cost tickets to productions of new plays, musicals and the classics, as well as over 800 shows a year in Joe's Pub. If you are interested in joining a nonprofit board, contact Nina Pascucci at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about CUP's board matching program.
CUP EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP PROGRAM:NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN
The CUP Executive Leadership Program (ELP) is a premier leadership opportunity aimed at developing the pipeline of diverse senior professionals. The CUP ELP platform includes a mix of workshops, keynote conversations and coaching sessions aimed at unlocking the unwritten rules of success and helping professionals navigate their firms and industries more effectively.
The CUP ELP curriculum is designed to equip a class of thirty participants with the skills needed to advance to the next level by providing leadership training, access to key senior business leaders, and an influential network of peers from across industries. The program content is delivered by CUP through a structured series of workshops over two and a half days via leading academics, prominent thought leaders, industry experts and seasoned trainers. To apply or nominate a participant, please contact Avital Tamir Temchin at email@example.com.
WELCOME TO OUR NEW CUP MEMBERS
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CONGRATULATIONS TO CUP MEMBERS
- Fatimah Gilliam, 2014 CUP Fellow and Founder & CEO of The Azara Group, was featured in an article entitled, How to ask for more money at work - and actually get it. To read the full article, please click here.
- Sebastian Rea, 2015 CUP Fellow and Founder & CEO of 30UNDER30, will be hosting an exclusive preview of the 3rd annual 30UNDER30 FILM FESTIVAL on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Trailers of featured films from this year's festival will be screened followed by a conversation with past and upcoming festival filmmakers. Click here to register.
- Maria Hinojosa, former CUP speaker, discusses why she felt 'invisible' growing up Latina in the U.S. To read the full article, please click here.
NONPROFIT PARTNER EVENTS
As part of CUP's A Seat at the Table board matching initiative, our nonprofit partners extend invitations to CUP members for upcoming events. By attending events, members have an opportunity to see a nonprofit in action and learn more about the community they serve. We recommend attending an event as a first step to exploring board service with a nonprofit organization. To view all of our nonprofit partners upcoming events, please click here.
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