Member Principles


CUP members are committed to specific actions, which support our mission and create value as members deepen interactions with one another.


At CUP, we stand for:

  • Serving as effective leaders, mentors, champions and sponsors in the leadership development of others.
  • Being collaborative, striving for excellence and working with integrity.
  • Seeking ways to make social impact through our career and volunteer work.
  • Being aware of other CUP members’ interests, helping to identify opportunities within our broader networks, and actively championing each other.
  • Understanding best practice diversity principles and encouraging diversity and inclusion strategies in our respective areas of influence.
  • Demonstrating reciprocity by reaching out and sharing our expertise and advice with fellow members and responding to requests in a timely manner.
  • Being an active participant in CUP and community events, programs, networks, and initiatives.

Become A CUP Member

If you're interested in learning more about CUP membership, please email membership@cupusa.org.