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Joseph Borrero – Fellow Spotlight

Joseph Borrero Vice President Goldman Sachs & Co. You’ve achieved a great deal of professional success – briefly describe your journey, noting both personal milestones and obstacles you may have faced along the way. I am a Vice President in the Compliance Division at Goldman Sachs. I am part of a team that conducts independent…
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Giving Tuesday

There’s #BlackFriday & #CyberMonday…And then there’s #GivingTuesday, an international day of giving! Save the date & join CUP on November 28! #IGiveCUP #GivingTuesday #CUPGivingTuesday
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Jason Wang – Fellow Spotlight

You’ve achieved a great deal of professional success – briefly describe your journey, noting both personal milestones and obstacles you may have faced along the way. As a first-generation college graduate and a son of Chinese immigrants, I had to overcome many obstacles, such as language and culture barriers. However, with the guidance and support…
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10th Annual Wall Street Partners Forum

SAVE THE DATE - CUP'S 10th Annual Wall Street Partners Forum on Monday, October 23,2017 hosted by Goldman Sachs. Be sure to keep an eye out for the official invitation and our featured speaker announcement!
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8th Annual Lawyers Forum

SAVE THE DATE - CUP'S 8th Annual Lawyers Forum on Wednesday, October 11,2017 hosted by American Express. Be sure to keep an eye out for the official invitation and our featured speaker announcement!
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Emmanuel J. Velasco – Executive Leadership Program Spotlight

Emmanuel J. Velasco Vice President Goldman Sachs You’ve achieved a great deal of professional success – briefly describe your journey, noting both personal milestones and obstacles you may have faced along the way. I joined Goldman Sachs in 2010. I honestly thought that I would be working in Non-Profit or in the Government but at…
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Ezinne Kwubiri – Fellows Spotlight

Ezinne Kqubiri Director, Change Management Viacom Media Networks Briefly describe your journey, noting both professional milestones & obstacles you may have faced along the way A graduate of Howard University School of Business, my accounting degree took an untraditional route when I entered the entertainment/media industry. Taking that risk to step into an unknown territory,…
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10th Anniversary Celebration

Join us for CUP's 10th Anniversary Celebration, on June 28! The celebration begins at 9:30 p.m., at Zengo, 622 Third Avenue, NY, immediately following CUP’s 10th Annual Leadership Gala and will feature a three-hour open bar and one of New York City's hottest DJ's Quiana Parks.   Ticket prices are $100 for CUP members and $125 for non-members and…
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Ashwin Krishnan – Catalyst Spotlight

What is your occupation and how did you come to work in this field? I work at Morgan Stanley as a portfolio manager within the firm’s credit investment business. It was a natural progression after beginning in investment banking and after appreciating the available pathways within financial services that suited my interest and temperament. What…
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CUP’s 10th Anniversary Leadership Gala

The Council of Urban Professionals' (CUP) Leadership Gala is our signature annual fundraising event, which brings over 600 distinguished diverse civic and business leaders together for an evening of recognition and celebration in support of our mission to connect, empower and mobilize the next generation of diverse professionals. This year, CUP proudly honors Oscar Munoz, President and Chief Executive Officer of…
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CUP Member Networking Social

Just in time for summer, our inaugural CUP Member Networking Social is an opportunity for members and those interested in CUP to formally meet members of CUP's Board and CUP Staff as well as mingle and network with diverse professionals from around the city. Join us at District Social - 252 W 37th Street from…
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Steve Chung – Catalyst Spotlight

What is your occupation and how did you come to work in this field? I’m the Senior Vice President for NBCUniversal Media’s Newsgroup. I work with NBC News and the Owned Television Stations division on a diverse array of matters. Prior to joining NBCU, I was a litigator for Davis Wright Tremaine, focusing on advising…
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