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 non-profit education initiative (501(c)(3) organization) based in New York City and Washington, D.C.
Founded in 2011, CNF is a non-profit focused on life enrichment and professional development, with a mission to engage high-potential youth (ages 14-25) and veterans (ages 21-30) with successful projects by providing the proper tools, network, and development opportunities.
CNF holds a Summer Intensive Program or annual fellowship for high school sophomores and juniors in New York City and Washington, D.C. Successful applicants are enrolled at a CNF partnership high school. The fellowship scholarsare trained from day one: they tour corporate offices, pitch business ideas, and develop professional skills. Over 120 High School students have been admitted to the Fellowship Program and are CNF Fellows.
Through CNF’s Mentorship Program, fellowship scholars are paired with a mentor that is a trailblazer in the profession or career field the fellows aspire to pursue.
The CNF Internship Program secures CNF Fellows with internships at top startups, corporations, and medical institutions. Several fellows have gone on to attend prestigious colleges and universities.
Since 2011, the Fellows have participated in corporate tours and create or pitched presentations about inner-city school challenges to several corporations, including: Google, Goldman Sachs, Nike, LinkedIn, Morgan Stanley, HBO, Microsoft, Essence Magazine, Covington & Burling LLP, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Hughes Hubbard Reed LLP, Bloomberg, FOX News, NPR, BET, and NBC Studios.
CNF holds career and college preparatory workshops throughout the school year, educating over 400 high school students in the aforementioned metropolitan areas.
The Catalyst Network Foundation Inc. is fundamentally grassroots, steered by a volunteer leadership team in New York City and Washington, D.C.Ranking congressman Ed Towns awarded a proclamation to the Foundation, in recognition of the organizations achievements.