OCTOBER 2016

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UPCOMING EVENTS

7TH ANNUAL LAWYERS FORUM
Eventi Hotel
November 1, 2016
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Attendee Profile: Partners, General Counsel, Associate General Counsel or Equivalent and Above
Speaker: Secretary Johnson, United States Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security
To purchase tickets, please click here.

MEDIA TRAINING SESSION
NBCUniversal
November 3, 2016
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Audience:  CUP Members Only
To RSVP, please click here.
For more information, please contact Alicia McCalmon, Manager of Marketing and Communications , at amccalmon@cupusa.org.

8TH ANNUAL MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT FORUM
Wells Fargo
December 1, 2016
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Attendee Profile: Senior Vice President or Equivalent and Above
Speaker: Bill Whitaker, 60 Minutes Correspondent, CBS News 
To purchase tickets, please click here.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

9TH ANNUAL WALL STREET PARTNERS FORUM
On Monday, September 26, 2016, CUP hosted its 9th Annual Wall Street Partners Forum featuring a Keynote Conversation with  Jamie Dimon , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co. In addition, we announced our 5th Annual List of CUP Catalysts in Finance, leaders of color and women who are affecting change in both the business and civic sectors.

Wells Fargo

AB

Morgan Stanley

Citi

Goldman Sachs

Pantheon

Brightwood Capital

EY

RBC Capital Markets

MEDIA TRAINING SESSION
On Thursday, September 29, 2016, CUP held a Media Training Event at NBCUniversal. Rally Point Media Strategies conducted the workshop. The purpose of the media training is to help CUP members learn the tools needed to prepare them for potential media opportunities in their careers and as a member of the organization. This session seeks to familiarize members with the media landscape and techniques for handling a press interview.

                                                                                                                                                               
CUP NEWS

DON'T DELAY, APPLY TODAY!

SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FOR THE 2017 CUP FELLOWS PROGRAM

The Council of Urban Professionals (CUP) Fellows are talented, multicultural professionals from all industries with a passion to become powerful leaders in their communities. Through the CUP Fellows Program, participants complete a one-year leadership development experience that includes skills-based training and networking opportunities that prepare them for impactful civic involvement. The program is designed to equip participants with the skills, information, resources and network needed to position themselves for civic leadership opportunities.

To learn more, please click here.

To apply for the 2017 CUP Fellows Program, please click here.

The deadline to apply is Monday, October 31, 2016.
                                                                                                                                
CUP MEMBER NEWS

CONGRATULATIONS TO CUP MEMBERS
  • 2016 CUP Fellow  Nicole Arrindell , Senior Staff Attorney at MFY Legal Services, has been named one of City and States 40 under 40 rising stars in NYC. To read more, click here
     
  • 2016 CUP Fellow Shanna Midelton was recently promoted to Assistant Director for the NYC Office of Management and Budget. 
  • 2016 CUP Fellow  Jeff Roth, Deputy Commissioner of NYC Department of Veterans' Services, was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army National Guard, signifying the President of the United States' trust and confidence in his patriotism, valor, fidelity and abilities.
  • 2016 CUP Fellow Neil Padukone recently started as the inaugural Director of New Initiatives at the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, overseeing the City of New York's relationship with the music industry, as well as the digital media and advertising sectors. 
  • 2015 CUP Fellow Anta Cisse-Green, Associate General Counsel for NYU Langone Medical Center, was recently installed as the Vice President of Programs for The Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA). To read more, click here.
  • 2015 CUP Fellow Paula Edgar, Principal of PGE LLC, was recently installed as the President of The Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA). To read more, click here.
  • 2014 CUP Fellow Angelina Darrisaw, Founder of C-Suite Coach, recently wrote an article "The Onus is On Companies to Be More Inclusive, Not On Minority Groups to Hide Their Identities". To read more, click here. Angelina also won first place in place in Uber 's Pool Pitch competition. To read about her Pool Pitch experience, click here.
  • 2014 CUP Fellow Gabrielle Lyse Brown, Director of Diversity and Inclusion at the New York Bar Association, and 2015  CUP Catalyst/2009 CUP Fellow Nate Saint Victor, Executive Director at Morgan Stanley, were quoted in a Bloomberg Law article "4 Ways to Reduce the Legal Industry's Gender Divide". To read more, click here.
  • 2013 CUP Fellow Jason Clark, Assistant Attorney General at the Office of the New York State Attorney, was recently installed as the next president-elect of The Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA). To read more, click here.
  • 2012 CUP Fellow Sheena Foster, Regional Organizer at National Community Reinvestment Coalition was recently nominated to serve on the Board of Directors of the Opportunity Finance Network as a "Next Generation Leader" (the youngest candidate of seven)  representing the Self Help Credit Union, a community development credit union.
  • CUP Member Justin Garrett Moore, AICP, Executive Director of the NYC Public Design Commission, has been selected as a resource team member for the Mayors' Institute on City Design and will also be presenting at the United Nations Habitat III conference in Quito, Ecuador. He also was selected for his work with Urban Patch to attend the White House's first SXSL (South by South Lawn) Festival of Ideas, Art, and Action.

OTHER NEWS

THE EIGHTH ANNUAL BALLSA ALUMNI DINNER 
Please join the Black, Asian & Latino Law Student Association  (BALLSA) for  their Eighth Annual Ballsa Alumni Dinner honoring Prominent Legal Scholar, Ekow Yankah  and  Celebrity Chef, Author, Restaurateur and Creator of ABC's "Fresh Off the Boat" series,  Eddie Huang  on  Wednesday, November 2. For more information, click here .

VETERANS DAY PARADE
Anyone interested in joining the Department of Veterans' Services  (DVS) to march with the Mayor in the Veterans Day Parade on Friday, November 11th, please email  Richard Brookshire at rbrooshire@cupusa.org by Friday, October 28 to RSVP . Participants will need to line-up by 10:30 am on 5th Avenue just north of 26th street. They will then step off immediately following the Opening Ceremony (approximately 11:15 to 11:20 am).

COMCAST NBCUNIVERSAL DIVERSITY & INCLUSION NEWSLETTER
CUP Corporate Partner Comcast NBCUniversal recently launched their first issue of the Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Quarterly Newsletter, ON DIVERSITY! Check it out here.
                                                                                                                                
JOB OPPORTUNITIES

AB  is hiring.  Learn more...

BlackRock  is hiring.  Learn more...

Bloomberg LP  is hiring.  Learn more...

Citi  is hiring. Learn more...

CNBC  is hiring.  Learn more...

DoSomething.org  is hiring.  Learn more...

HBO  is hiring.  Learn more...

Morgan Stanley is hiring.  Learn more...

Prudential  is hiring.  Learn more...

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

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