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UPCOMING EVENTS

MEMBER TRAINING
May 11, 2016
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Topic: Cross-Cultural Communication
Open to Current CUP Members Only
To register for this event, please click here.
For more information, please contact Jennifer Olayon at jolayon@cupusa.org.

LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE - CUP FELLOWS WORKSHOP
May 14, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Topic: Delivering a Message
Open to 2016 CUP Fellows Only
For more information, please contact Nina Pascucci at npascucci@cupusa.org.

POWER SERIES - DIGITAL POWER LUNCH
June 1, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m
By Invitation Only
For more information, please contact Janyce Hunt at jhunt@cupusa.org

ANNOUNCEMENTS

9TH ANNUAL LEADERSHIP GALA
On Thursday, April 7, 2016, CUP hosted its 9th Annual Leadership Gala, where we honored: Citi (accepted by Stephen Bird, Chief Executive Officer of Global Consumer Banking at Citi) with the Corporate Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award; Solomon D. "Sol" Trujillo, Founder and Chairman of the Trujillo Group, LLC and Co-Founder and Chairman of the Latino Donor Collaborative (LDC), with the Lifetime Leadership Award; Bozoma Saint John, Head of Global Consumer Marketing for Apple, with the Breakthrough Leadership Award; and Robert F. Smith, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, with the Philanthropic Leadership Award. The host for the evening was Caroline Clarke, Host of Black Enterprise Business Report. Our Gala chairs were Sherrese Clarke-Soares, Managing Director and Head of North America Relationship Lending at Morgan Stanley; and Jose Tavarez, Managing Director and Head of Emerging Markets FICC Sales for the Americas Region at Bank of America - Merrill Lynch. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio provided closing remarks for the evening. To view more photos from this event, please click here.





Photography by: Catalina Kulczar

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 Corporate Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award Recipient 
Citi

Lifetime Leadership Award Recipient
Solomon D. 'Sol' Trujillo
Founder & Chairman-Trujillo Group, LLC
 Co-Founder & Chairman, Latino Donor Collaborative (LDC)

Breakthrough Leadership Award Recipient
Bozoma Saint John
Head of Global Consumer Marketing, Apple

Philanthropic Leadership Award Recipient
Robert F. Smith
Founder, Chairman, and CEO, Vista Equity Partners

CUP MEMBER TRAINING: THE POWER OF PERSAUSION
On April 19, 2016, CUP members attended a training on 'The Power of Persuasion'. The session focused on increasing members' ability to analyze and harness organizational and individual power and influence; understanding effective methods of influence; and understanding how power and influence can be used to build cooperation, collaboration and change within organizations and teams.


Please save the date for upcoming trainings:
  • Communicating in a Multicultural Environment - Wednesday, May 11, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • The L Factor: Likeability - Tuesday, July 12, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
  • Success Strategies for Work-Life Integration - Wednesday, September 21, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Business Improvisation - Monday, November 14, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
For more information, please contact Jennifer Olayon at jolayon@cupusa.org.

CUP NEWS

WELCOME TO OUR NEW AND RENEWING CUP MEMBERS
Click here to see the full list of our new and renewing members.

JOIN CUP TODAY OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP
If you have questions about CUP membership or need more information, please don't hesitate to email Jennifer Olayon at jolayon@cupusa.org.

CHECK OUT CUP'S NEWLY DESIGNED MEMBER PORTAL
CUP's Member Portal is a members-only platform created to help members engage and network with each other, stay up to date on all upcoming events and program activity, gain access to leadership development resources, and much more!  We hope that you will take the time to login, set up your profile and check it out today!. If you have any questions or need help getting started, please email Alicia McCalmon at amccalmon@cupusa.org.

 

LAUNCH OF CUP MEMBER WEBINAR SERIES
On April 5, 2016, the CUP Leadership Institute launched a new online training series. The CUP Member Webinar Series provides interactive sessions designed to equip both New York and Los Angeles members with the skills and knowledge needed to advance to top leadership positions in both business and civic spheres. The first session on 'Building and Maintaining Strategic Networks' provided a platform for participants to analyze their current network and offered a unique approach to developing a strategy for networking and relationship management.

Please save the date for upcoming webinars:
  • Productive Negotiations - Thursday, July 7, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT
  • Board Governance Best Practices - Thursday, August 11, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EDT
  • Emotional Intelligence - Tuesday, August 16, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback - Tuesday, October 11, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT
For more information, please contact Jennifer Olayon at jolayon@cupusa.org.

CUP CATALYSTS
Call for Nominations
CUP Catalysts: Change Agents | Finance, Law, and Media & Entertainment is our annual list that celebrate the accomplishments of leaders across the financial services, legal, and media & entertainment sectors who have achieved extraordinary success while simultaneously making a significant impact on their community. 

CUP CATALYSTS CRITERIA:   
Extraordinary Professional Success
Demonstrated Commitment to Community Leadership (e.g., Volunteerism, Mentoring, Philanthropy)
Board Service (Nonprofit, Public or Private Sector)
Age Range: 35 - 50 years (Finance & Law) 30 - 50 years (Media & Entertainment)
Finance Catalyst: Managing Director or Equivalent Title and Above
Law Catalyst: Partner at a Law Firm, Senior In-House Counsel, or a Senior Attorney in the Public Sector or Equivalent Title and Above
Media & Entertainment Catalyst: Senior Vice President or Equivalent Title and Above

To submit a nomination for a 2016 CUP Catalyst, click here

The deadline to submit all nomination forms is Friday, June 3, 2016.

For more information on CUP Catalysts, please contact Janyce Hunt at jhunt@cupusa.org.

CUP MEMBER NEWS

CONGRATULATIONS TO CUP MEMBERS
  • CUP Member and 2014 ELP Participant Bryan Barreras joined the board of Bloomingdale School of Music through CUP's A Seat at the Table board matching initiative. 
  • CUP Member Stephanie Delpe, who joined Prudential Financial's Corporate HR team in October 2014 as Director of HR Reporting will take on an expanded role as Director of Reporting & Process Management and HR Services at Prudential Financial.  
  • CUP Member Olayinka Fadahunsi, Manager of Communications at Standard and Poor's Rating Services, was recently promoted to Head of External Communications for Standard & Poor's Ratings Services.
  • CUP 2016 Fellow Nubia Murray, Vice President, Sports & Entertainment Marketing at JP Morgan, spoke at the UNC School of Media and Journalism's "Sports As Entertainment" Conference on April 16, 2016.
OTHER NEWS

Special Invitation: New-York Historical Society Museum and Library Invites You to Le Conversazion: An Evening with Kwame Anthony Appiah.  For more information, please click here.

RSVP Today: Join Black Enterprise at the 2016 Entrepreneurs Summit, May 4-7, 2016 at the beautiful Loews Miami Beach Hotel. CUP Members receive a special discount code for $100 registration discount. To receive the code, please email Jennifer Olayon at jolayon@cupusa.org. To register and learn more, please click here.

MBA Scholarship Opportunity: United Nations Academic Impact - Lehigh University - is offering a full scholarship for a social entrepreneur to get an MBA. For more information, click here.
                                                                                                                           

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Bryant Rabbino LLP is hiring. Learn more...

HBO is hiring. Learn more...

Prudential is hiring. Learn more...

Viacom is hiring. Learn more...
 
To learn more about other job opportunities, click here.    

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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