San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
A MEETING OF THE MINDS
Panel Discussion on Social Inequality & Our Public School System
Tuesday, July 23rd, 2012 | 6:30pm-8:30pm
TAJ LOUNGE | 48 W 21st St. (btw 5th & 6th avenue)
Complimentary Appetizers | 2 for 1 Drinks
After Work Mixer with a “live DJ” following the Panel Discussion
Panel discussion begins PROMPTLY @ 7:00pm
Speaking on Panel:
Also Participating: National Association of Black Accountants
- How social inequality influences diversity in one's profession and the corporate world
- Learn about various professional organizations in college and post-college
- Hear about the tragic epidemic facing our youth “Schoolhouse to Jailhouse”
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When & Where
Catalyst Network Foundation Inc. (CNF)
The Catalyst Network Foundation Inc. (CNF) is a New York City and Washington D.C. based 501(c) (3) organization, founded in 2011. CNF is a non-profit focused on life enrichment and career development with a mission to engage under-served and high-potential youth (ages 14-25) and veterans (ages 21-30) with successful projects by providing the proper tools, network, and development opportunities.
CNF accepts high school sophomores and juniors in its program through its partnership high schools in New York City and Washington, D.C. At the moment, the nonprofit maintains three cohorts with over 65 Fellowship Scholars. A few of the Fellowship Scholars are highlighted in this short clip; several of the Fellows are enrolled in undergraduate studies at prestige collegiate institutions and many of the senior class high school Fellows have received acceptance to top educational institutions.
Since 2011 the Fellows have participated in corporate tours and created/pitched presentations to corporations such as Google, Goldman Sachs, Nike, LinkedIn, Morgan Stanley, HBO, Microsoft, Essence Magazine, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Hughes Hubbard Reed LLP, Bloomberg, FOX News, BET, and NBC Studios to name a few; pertaining to solving concerning matters that affect their high schools.
The Fellowship Scholars are paired with a Mentor through CNF’s Mentorship Program and have secured paid internships at top start-ups, science and medical institutions through the organization’s internship program.
The career and college preparatory workshops are held throughout the year and educate over 250 high school students in the Washington, D.C and New York City Metropolitan area.
The organization is truly grassroots, the leadership team in New York City and Washington, D.C. all volunteer and steer the nonprofit. In 2012 the Catalyst Network Foundation Inc. was awarded a Proclamation issued by Ranking Member, Congressman Ed Towns for recognizing the achievements of the Catalyst Network Foundation Inc.