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Thomson Reuters CDO Roundtable 
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Thomson Reuters 
Attendee Profile: Chief Diversity Officers, Senior Business Leaders, and Junior Hi-Potential Diverse Employees
Invitation Only and Non-Transferable
To learn more about CUP's CDO Roundtables, contact Marne Braddock at


On Thursday, January 21, 2015, CUP presented A Conversation with Josh Thompson in honor of the 2015 CUP Fellows upon their completion of the CUP Fellows Program. The event, hosted by Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, featured Josh Thompson, Executive Director of New Leaders' East Region and Candidate for Public Office, who shared his path to leadership and perspective on the importance of civic engagement in creating meaningful, positive, and sustainable change in our communities. To view more photos, click here.


Click here to see the full list of our newest members.

  • CUP Board of Director Daisy Auger-Dominguez was featured on Blavity's list as one of 11 leaders changing diversity in tech. To read more, click here.
  • 2014 CUP Catalyst Sháka Rasheed was an award recipient at the Morehouse Manhattan Alumni Association 26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast and Fundraiser. 
  • 2014 CUP Fellow Brian Song has been elected to the Partnership at BakerHostetler.
  • 2012 CUP Fellow Melissa Howell is a contributing author on leadership development and building human capacity in Africa in Learning for Life: How Continuous Education Will Keep Us Competitive in the Global Knowledge Economy. To read her article, click here.
  • 2010 CUP Fellow Lee Moulton, Head of Strategic Partnerships for Breather, was featured on Free Range, the WORKING NOT WORKING blog. WORKING NOT WORKING connects companies with the Universe's most creative creatives.To read more, click here.

City Bar Seeks Nominations for Annual Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award
The New York City Bar is now seeking nominations for the Annual Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award. Please click here for more information on the award. Nomination materials can be submitted to Monica Parks, New York City Bar, 42 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036; via email at; or via fax at (212) 869-2145. The deadline for submission is Friday, February 19, 2016.

CUP welcomes new Nonprofit Partners to our A Seat at the Table initiative. If you are interested in exploring board service with any of these organizations, please email
  • Citymeals on Wheels provides a continuous lifeline of nutritious food and human company to home bound elderly New Yorkers in need, helping them to live with dignity in their own familiar homes and communities.
  • The LAMP has trained nearly 4,000 New Yorkers to become active media participants. Their hands-on learning opportunities teach youth to comprehend, create and challenge media, focusing on at-risk and under-served populations that cannot typically afford media programming
  • African Services Committee is a multi-service agency based in Harlem and dedicated to assisting immigrants, refugees and asylees from across the African Diaspora.

The 19th Annual Rainbow PUSH Wall Street Project Economic Summit, "Wall Street: The New Paradigm - Access to Opportunity", will be held on Tuesday, February 16 - Thursday, February 18, 2016. If you're interested in attending, please click here for more information. 


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Does your company have employment opportunities that you would like us to share with CUP's diverse network of professionals?  If so, please reach out to us!  We can post your reviewed and approved job position(s) in our newsletter and on our website. Contact Us. 

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