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CO-CEO & PRESIDENT OF ARIEL INVESTMENTS, LLC, MELLODY HOBSON

CNBC: Starbucks taps Mellody Hobson as board chair amid broader push for more diverse boards

At a recent appearance at The Economic Club of New York, Hobson talked about recent developments from Corporate America to address racism and racial inequality . “I’ve been saying we need less lip service, and we need more elbow grease, and so I think this time will be different because we live in a society that is holding us accountable ... I think there is no way to escape actually having real results now: people are watching,” she said.


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CHAIRMAN AND MANAGING DIRECTOR OF THE GENERAL CATALYST; FORMER CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF AMERICAN EXPRESS, KENNETH I. CHENAULT

BLOOMBERG: CEOs Lamenting Diversity Pipeline Is a ‘Cop-Out,’ Chenault Says
“Well, how long have you been in charge?” Chenault said at an Economic Club of New York event, without identifying any specific company or executive. “Because you’re the one who controls what’s put into the pipeline. The reality is that, again, if you simply take the position that the status quo approach and processes are the ones that you’re going to follow, then you’re not going to make progress.”

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CO-CEO & PRESIDENT OF ARIEL INVESTMENTS, LLC, MELLODY HOBSON

BLOOMBERG:  Mellody Hobson Says It’s Not OK to Fall Short on Diversity

“There’s been a lot of ‘try’ around diversity,” but trying isn’t enough, says Mellody Hobson, the co-chief executive officer of minority-owned Ariel Investments LLC. She was interviewed by video this week by Marie-Josee Kravis, past president of the Economic Club of New York.

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Former Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

Mark will discuss the important topic of climate change and focus on the G30 Report on "Mainstreaming the Transition to a Net-Zero Economy," which he worked on with Janet Yellen and other financial leaders.

CO-CEO & PRESIDENT OF ARIEL INVESTMENTS, LLC, MELLODY HOBSON

CNBC FINDING SOLUTIONS‘This time is different’ — Mellody Hobson says companies are making real changes on diversity

While companies have promised to be more diverse for years, Ariel Investments’ co-CEO Mellody Hobson believes this time around there could be real change.
“I think there is no way to escape actually having real results now: people are watching,” Hobson said Wednesday during a conversation hosted by The Economic Club of New York.



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Founder & Chairman of the World Wide Technology, David L. Steward

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

David will discuss his journey from top salesman at Federal Express to Chairman and Founder of the largest African-American-owned business in America and provide insights on how to develop a successful supplier and vendor matching program.

Chairman and Managing Director of the General Catalyst; Former Chairman and CEO of American Express, Kenneth I. Chenault

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

As Chairman and Managing Director of General Catalyst and former Chairman and CEO of American Express, Ken will discuss topics related to business, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and racial justice.

Co-CEO & President of Ariel Investments, LLC, Mellody Hobson

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

As President and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Ariel Investments, LLC Mellody Hobson will discuss her rise to leadership, her experience as a member of major corporate boards and steps corporate America can take to bring more successful Black executives into the board room.

Founder and CEO of Rock The Bells, LL COOL J

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

As a successful entrepreneur and Founder and CEO of Rock The Bells, he has had a front row seat to our country's recent conversations around racial injustice and will discuss how these conversations can help bring about needed change.

U.S. SEC Chairman, Jay Clayton

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

With Chairman Jay Clayton at the helm, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission continues its mission with a focus on the interests of America's long-term Main Street investors. Chairman Clayton will discuss how the SEC is addressing challenges facing markets today.

Following his speech, Chairman Clayton will be interviewed by four questioners: Gary Cohn, Harold Ford Jr., Glenn Hutchins, Barbara G. Novick.

Commissioner of NYC Small Business Services, Jonnel Doris

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

As Commissioner for the New York City Department of Small Business Services, Jonnel will share insights on NYC initiatives currently underway to help Black-owned small businesses facing profound challenges during the current COVID-19 crisis and other efforts to advance racial equity.

Moody's Analytics Chief Economist, Mark Zandi

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

As a trusted adviser to policymakers and an influential source of economic analysis for businesses, journalists and the public, join us as he shares his perspective on the economy's post-COVID19 road to recovery.

CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF MORGAN STANLEY JAMES P. GORMAN

WASHINGTON POST: Wall Street Beat: A Dark Winter and Another Tough Year


Morgan Stanley’s James Gorman also struck a note of caution. “The damage to small businesses and individual balance sheets has been profound,” and it will take years to recover in certain industries, he said at a virtual event hosted by the Economic Club of New York. “I’m not expecting miracles,” he said. “This is going to be a couple hard years.”


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PRESIDENT EMERITUS OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY LAWRENCE H. SUMMERS AND DEAN EMERITUS OF COLUMBIA BUSINESS SCHOOL R. GLENN HUBBARD

Bloombeg: American Workers Need Another ‘Treaty of Detroit,’ Summers Says

On Nov. 5, Harvard economist Lawrence Summers said that the U.S. shouldn’t pursue any more big trade agreements until the social safety net is strengthened. Summers said in a video conference hosted by the Economic Club of New York that if it were up to him, he would put trade deals on ice “until I felt confident that we were locking in progress on the agenda of combating local disintegration.”

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President and CEO of Carver Bancorp Michael T. Pugh

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

As President and CEO of Carver Bancorp Inc., Michael will discuss actions taken towards helping black-owned small businesses in NYC and share tools on how these businesses can access capital through community banks.

Chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley James P. Gorman

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

As Chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley, he will discuss how he has transformed the Firm over the last decade and how he is successfully navigating today's challenging enviroment.

Senior Director of Player Affairs with the NFLPA, Dana Hammonds Shuler and former NFL Player, Erik Coleman

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

As the Senior Director of Player Affairs with the NFL Players Association, Dana Hammonds Shuler has spent her career helping NFL players build financial security and navigate the financial challenges that come with this unique career choice.

She will be joined by former New York Jets safety, Erik Coleman for a discussion on the importance of developing financial literacy and business acumen in all communities.

President Emeritus of Harvard University Lawrence H. Summers and Dean Emeritus of Columbia Business School R. Glenn Hubbard

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

The Economic Club of New York is honored to welcome back two of America's leading economists, Lawrence H. Summers and R. Glenn Hubbard, who will speak on the results and implications of the November 3rd U.S. election.

Editor and Publisher of The Cook Political Report, Charlie Cook

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

In-depth conversation with Founder of The Cook Political Report and NBC News Political Analyst Charlie Cook about the upcoming Presidential election.

CEO of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America Deanna M. Mulligan

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

By 2030 there may be 85 million available jobs that cannot be filled. Join the conversation to hear how a serious skills gap could lead to implications for productivity and competitiveness and consider who should create a system to educate and train the workforce of the future.

The Economic Club of New York is honored to welcome Deanna Mulligan as she discusses her new book, HIRE PURPOSE: How Smart Companies Can Close the Skills Gap, which addresses what businesses can do to meet the employment challenges of the 2020s.

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