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CNF Presents: A Meeting of the Minds

Catalyst Network Foundation Inc. (CNF)

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)

New York, NY

CNF Presents: A Meeting of the Minds

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Catalyst Network Foundation

Leadership Team Presents 


Panel Discussion on Affirmative Action & Corporate Diversity 

Wednesday, February 27th, 2012 | 7pm-8:30pm

PARLOR | 286 Spring Street (btw Varick & Hudson)


Appetizers | Music by DJ Financier

After Work Mixer following Panel Discussion 


Speaking on Panel: 

National Black MBA Association | Metropolitan Black Bar Association| National Society of Black Engineers | Puerto Rican Bar Association 

Also Participating: National Association of Black Accountants & Dominican Bar Association


Event Features

 Enjoy an engaging discussion on the importance of affirmative action:

  • How affirmative action influences diversity in one's profession and the corporate world
  • Ask questions surrounding the topic of diversity in education and the workplace
  • Learn about various professional organizations in college and post-college
  • Here about "Fisher vs UT Austin" case, the latest federal litigation to challenge the use of race in university admissions
  • Meet potential mentors


*Suggested Donations at the Door*

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Have questions about CNF Presents: A Meeting of the Minds? Contact Catalyst Network Foundation Inc. (CNF)

When & Where

Parlor Members Only Club
286 Spring St
New York, NY 10013

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)

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Catalyst Network Foundation Inc. (CNF)

Catalyst Network Foundation Inc. (CNF): “Building Future Leaders & Supportive Communities 1 School at a Time”
The Catalyst Network Foundation (CNF) is a New York City and Washington D.C. - based 501(c) (3) organization, founded in 2011. CNF is a non-profit focused in career and professional development programming our mission is 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 admits specifically 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 two cohorts with over 45 Fellowship Scholars. Many 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.

The Fellowship Scholars are paired with a Mentor through CNF’s Mentorship Program and have secured paid internships at top start-ups and science and medical institutions through the organization’s internship program.

Over the past two years the Fellows have participated in corporate tours and created/pitched presentations to corporations such as Google, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, Essence Magazine, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, NBC Studios to name a few; pertaining to solving concerning matters that affect their high schools.

Our career and college preparatory workshops are held throughout the year and educate over 200 high school students in the Washington, D.C and New York City Metropolitan area.
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