Sonnia Shields
Managing Director, CUP Leadership Institute 


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UPCOMING CUP EVENTS 

  

  

Distinguished Leadership Series: Shane Smith in Conversation with Tom Freston

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

YouTube/Google

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Distinguished Leadership Series: New York City Mayoral Forum 2013 

Monday, June 3, 2013
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Kirkland & Ellis
For more information contact Kiyana Stansbury.
 

Spring 2013 Executive Leadership Program: Deadline Approaching for Nominations 

Thursday, June 20 to Saturday, June 22, 2013

Hamilton Park Hotel and Conference Center in Florham Park, New Jersey 
CUP's premier leadership development opportunity consisting of skills-based workshops, invitation-only networking events, and board matching. To learn more about the ELP program Click HereFor more information contact Sonnia Shields

  

CUP's 5th Annual Women's Leadership Forum 
Hosted by Morgan Stanley 
Thursday, June 27, 2013
11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Morgan Stanley
Fore more information contact Kiyana Stansbury.   
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  

CUP NEWS 

  

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
We are excited to announce the launch of a new series of leadership development and networking opportunities.
In addition to our current benefits, members will now have access to:
 
  • A brand new membership tier - for our most senior members, complete with Executive Coaching services;
  • Peer-to-peer networks - functioning as your personal board of advisors;
  • A la carte leadership development training and workshops;
  • An integrated board matching process complete with board training services;
  • Hogan Leadership Assessments; and
  • A new web based membership platform, CUP Connect, making it easier to connect with fellow CUP members.

 

6TH ANNUAL LEADERSHIP GALA

On Tuesday, April 2nd, CUP hosted its 6th Annual Leadership Gala. An evening of recognition and celebration. CUP honored Kathryn & Kenneth Chenault, Chairman & CEO of American Express Company, with the Philanthropic Leadership Award. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tony-winning composer-lyricist of Broadway's In the Heights, received the Breakthrough Leadership Award.  Philippe Dauman, President & CEO of Viacom accepted the Corporate Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award. Click here to see more photos. 

 

 CUP's 6th Annual Leadership Gala

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Lisa Garcia Quiroz, Carmen Wong Ulrich, Chloe Drew, James Francis   

 

 

WELCOME TO OUR NEW CUP MEMBERS 

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

 

WELCOME TO OUR NEW CORPORATE PARTNERS

  • Grab Media
  • Solera Capital LLC 

WELCOME TO OUR NEW TEAM MEMBER 

CUP welcomes our new Director of Programs, Avital Tamir. To learn more about Avital Click here.

 

CUP IN THE NEWS

Check out the recent CNN article featuring CUP:

 

04/18/2013

A Game Plan for Aspiring Minority Executives 

By: Anne Fisher

Read this entry on Management.Fortune.CNN.com 

 

To see more articles, please visit our Media Room on CUP's website. 

  

WANT TO JOIN A BOARD? 

We encourage you to take advantage of your membership benefits. We have over 75 non-profit partner organizations whose impact areas include some of the following: Children and Youth, Civic Engagement, Job Training and Workplace Issues, Law and Legal Assistance, and Public Relations.  To learn more  Click here.  

  

  

CUP MEMBER NEWS

  

CONGRATULATIONS TO CUP MEMBERS 

  

Roderick A. Hardamon,CUP Board Member, Managing Director at Citigroup, was on Business News Network's "The Close", Wednesday, April 17th, where he talked about his new book, Trying To Get There: Navigating Your Success. Click here to view the video clip online. 

  

Fernando Bohorquez, Jr., 2011 CUP Fellow, Partner at Baker Hostetler LLP, will be moderating a panel featuring Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Eighth Congressional District of New York, on Comprehensive Immigration Reform on May 1 at Microsoft's midtown offices.

 

Ernest Lyles, 2011 CUP Fellow, has been promoted from Vice President to Executive Director at UBS. 

 

Tawan Davis, 2011 CUP Fellow, of NYC Economic Development Corporation has been selected as one of the honorees for The Network Journal 40 Under Forty Achievement Awards program. 

 

Valerie Brown has been promoted to Senior Vice President at AllianceBernstein.

 

 

 CUP CONNECTIONS & OPPORTUNITIES

 

Andwele LewisExecutive Leadership Program alumna, Vice President at Morgan Stanley, joined the New York City Opera Board. 

 

  

CUP PARTNER NEWS

 

 

THE BET EXPERIENCE 

The Biggest weekend in music and entertainment live in Los Angeles June 28-30, 2013!

A ticket to the BET Awards, three nights of premium concert seating at the Staples Center, red carpets, exclusive parties and a whole lot more! Experience BET like you never have! 

The BET Awards weekend is taking over downtown Los Angeles at L. A. Live and you need to be there. Join your peers and purchase a BET Experience VIP package to get the treatment you're accustomed to and play amongst the stars you love, like Beyonc�, Snoop, Miguel, Kendrick Lamar, New Edition, Erykah Badu, The Roots, Mike Epps, Cedric the Entertainer...and that's just the short list.  The BET Experience will showcase the best performances, comedy shows, films, seminars, exhibits, food and parties. Click here to learn more.  

 

2013 OPPORTUNITY NOW AWARDS 
Congratulations to CUP's corporate partner, BNY Mellon for receiving the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award, being ranked among the UK's Top 50 Employers for Women in The Times of London, and for Sheena Wilson receiving the Directing Diverse Talent Award for Global Talent Management and Diversity and Inclusion Programmes. Click here to learn more. 

THE BEST COMPANIES  

Congratulations to CUP's corporate partners, Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase & Co., American Express, and Pfizer, for being recognized by Forbes as the best companies for women and minorities. Click here to learn more.
 
2013 DIVERSITYINC TOP 50 COMPANIES FOR DIVERSITY
Congratulations to CUP's corporate partner, Wells Fargo, for ranking #25 on the list of Top 50 Companies for Diversity, #1 on the Top 10 Companies for LGBT Employees list, and #6 on the Top 10 Companies for Executive Women list. Click here to learn more. 
 

OTHER NEWS

  

NYC JOBS BLUEPRINT 

The Partnership for New York City published a plan to help the next mayor maintain our city's status as a vibrant global center of economic opportunity and innovation.  It is called the NYC Jobs Blueprint. Click here to learn more.

 

MAP ALTERNATIVE ASSET MANAGEMENT COMPANY

MAP Alternative Asset Management is seeking minority and women-owned hedge funds for their database and consideration by one of their Fortune 100 Corporate Pension clients. If you are a minority or woman-owned firm, please send your marketing materials along with detailed ownership information and contact information directly to Fundinfo@maamco.com and place "Minority & Woman-owned Fund" in the Subject. For additional information, please feel free to contact Marco Ricciardulli amricciardulli@maamco.com.

   

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INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 

 

SENIOR PROGRAM INTERN

CUP seeks a Senior Program Intern to support the CUP Leadership Institute. Read more...

 

SENIOR MEMBERSHIP ENGAGEMENT INTERN

CUP seeks a Senior Membership Engagement Intern to support the Membership Program. Read more...

 

SENIOR DEVELOPMENT INTERN

CUP seeks a Senior Development intern to support in the areas of Development and Fundraising. Read more...

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

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.

 

Ernst & Young is hiring. Learn more...

 

UBS Global Asset Management is hiring. Learn more...

 

To learn more about other job opportunities Click here...

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BOARD SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

 

Is your non-profit organization seeking talented board candidates? Are there any non-profits or public sector agencies that you would like the opportunity to support as a board member? If so, reach out to us! Every day, we look to forge new connections with organizations seeking dynamic board candidates. We encourage you to send us both your suggestions and interests. 

  

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JOIN CUP TODAY

 

Not a CUP member? Become a part of a unique network of diverse professionals who share an interest in making connections, creating opportunities, developing their professional and leadership expertise, and making transformative impact on their communities. Learn More Today!

  

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NEWSLETTER SUBMISSION?

 

The CUP newsletter is an effort to better inform our members and broader CUP family of the programs, events, and opportunities that are central to our mission and our issues. All submissions should be submitted to info@nycup.org by the 5th of the month at 5:00pm for consideration in the next newsletter.

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