CNF Presents: A Meeting of the Minds
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)
New York, NY
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Catalyst Network Foundation
Leadership Team Presents
A MEETING OF THE MINDS
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
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*
When & Where
Catalyst Network Foundation Inc. (CNF)
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.