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CUP Conversations – Turning Silence Into Activism – United With Cuban Voices Demanding Freedom, Dignity and Justice

Date: August 4, 2021 Hosted & Moderated by: Melissa Fenton, Executive Director, CUP Panelists: Alana Tummino, Former Head, AS/COA, Cuba Working Group Moderator; Adam San-Miguel, Client Director, Google/Founder, Cuban American, Alliance for Leadership & Education; Fernando Snowden-Lorence, Vice President, Regional Director North East, Global Philanthropy, JP Morgan Chase; Guillermo C. Artiles, Partner, Chair, Government Affairs,…
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BofA CUP Connections Part II | Talking About Beginning Again | Returning to Work

Date: June 30, 2021 Hosted by: Melissa Fenton, Executive Director, CUP Moderated by: Shirley Lamm, SVP, Talent Acquisition Consultant, Bank of America Panelists: Rose Blackwood, SVP, Corporate Real Estate Strategy Executive, Bank of America; Sheila Peluso, Senior Managing, Director, Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Legal Officer at Cerberus Capital Management; Sonia Shields, Global Head…
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CUP Conversations – Abacus Bank – Begin Again: Journey to Justice in America

  This conversation will discuss the journey to justice in America for the Sung Family in the documentary "Abacus: Small Enough to Jail."   Date: May, 12, 2021 Hosted & Moderated by: Melissa Fenton, Executive Director, CUP Panelists: Thomas Sung, Chairman of the Board, Abacus Federal Savings Bank; Chanterelle Sung, Compliance Director: Vera Sung, Attorney…
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CUP Connections Part I | Begin Again: Women in Financial Leadership Talking About How To Be Post-Pandemic Prepared

  This two-part speaker series will focus on discussions about the renewal of investment in women as career professionals and business owners.   Date: April 21, 2021 Moderator: Barry Simmons, Managing Director, Divisional Director, Chase Wealth Management North America (East), JPMorgan Chase Bank Speakers: Jen Auerbach, Managing Director, Head of Strategic Growth Markets, Merrill Lynch…
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CUP Conversations: Women in Leadership Teaming Up to Lead, Empower and Thrive

Jacqueline Adams and Beverly Anderson discussed the book "A Blessing” - Women of Color Teaming Up to Lead, Empower and Thrive. Date: March 12, 2021 Host/Moderator: Melissa Fenton, Executive Director, Council of Urban Professionals Speakers: Jacqueline Adams, Co-author of the book “A Blessing” Women of Color Teaming Up to Lead, Empower and Thrive, Beverly Anderson,…
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CUP Conversations: Thought Leaders Turning Unrest Into Systematic and Lasting Change

Date: February 24, 2021 Moderator: David W. Brown, Partner, Paul Weiss Speakers: Alvin Bragg, Visiting Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Racial Justice Project, Camelia M. Valdes, Prosecutor, Passaic County Prosecutor's Office, Jorge L. Vasquez Jr., Program Director, Power and Democracy Program, Advancement Project; CUP 2020 New York Fellow Host: Melissa Fenton, Executive Director,…
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