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Jonelle Procope, President and CEO of Apollo Theater

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion programming

The Economic Club of New York is honored to welcome Jonelle Procope, President & CEO, Apollo Theater. As a presenter and a commissioner, The Apollo is one of the most iconic, non-profit performing arts centers in the world dedicated to art and activism. In this conversation with Trustee of the Club, Charles Phillips, Managing Partner & Co-Founder, RECOGNIZE, Jonelle will discuss the rise of creative expression, artistry and activism succeeding the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lareina Yee, Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion programming

The Economic Club of New York is pleased to welcome Lareina Yee, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company. As McKinsey & Company's former Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, she will discuss the 2021 Women in the Workplace report, the largest study of women in corporate America, and how the pandemic has impacted women and explores the intersectional experiences of different groups of women at work, including women of color, LGBTQ+ women, and women with disabilities.

Freedom of Speech with Robert J. Zimmer, Chancellor, University of Chicago

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

The ECNY is honored to welcome Robert J. Zimmer, Chancellor, The University of Chicago. In conversation with Lee C. Bollinger, President, Columbia University, Robert will share his insights on free expression and the importance of empowering people to engage with challenging ideas.

Fashion & Retail Opportunities with Terry Lundgren, Joyce Brown & Brandice Daniel

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

Enabling the next generation of future Retail,
Merchandising and Fashion leaders.

The Club is pleased to host Dr. Joyce Brown, President of FIT and ECNY Trustee along with Brandice Daniel, Founder & CEO of Harlem's Fashion Row and Terry Lundgren the Former Chair and CEO of Macy's as part of our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion programming.

Our guests of honor will share their perspectives on how to develop a meaningful career in the various aspects of fashion, merchandizing and retail, including ecommerce. They will provide insights on the skills, training/internships needed to succeed.

Crypto-currency with Scott Shay & Alesia Haas

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

Join us for a virtual conversation with Club Member, Scott Shay, Chairman, Signature Bank and Alesia Haas, Chief Financial Officer, Coinbase. They will discuss their outlook on the future of crypto-currencies and blockchain technologies.

PATRICK HARKER, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

PATRICK HARKER, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

REUTERS: Fed's Harker says he does not expect rates to rise until taper is complete

Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker said on Monday that he does not expect interest rates to rise until after the central bank is done tapering its asset purchases, but that the Fed is prepared to act on high inflation if needed.

“I don’t expect that the federal funds rate will rise before the tapering is complete,” Harker said during a virtual event organized by the Economic Club of New York. “But we are monitoring inflation very closely and are prepared to take action, should circumstances warrant it.”

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PATRICK HARKER, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Patrick Harker, President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Patrick Harker will addresses the ECNY with the U.S. economic outlook as well as the bank's research on housing.

Climate Change and ESG Event: Mason Morfit and Bob Sulentic

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

The impacts of Climate Change and ESG have drawn the interest of corporations, financial institutions large and small and the investment community which has led to a serious focus on the future of doing business in a changing world. Join us as we kick off our ESG programming.

This virtual conversation is featuring special guests Bob Sulentic, President & CEO, CBRE Group and Mason Morfit, Partner, CEO and CIO of ValueAct Capital. The discussion will focus on ESG integration and pioneering tangible outcomes inside of public company board rooms.

The Honorable Christopher Wray, Director, FBI

The Honorable Christopher Wray, Director, FBI

Yahoo News:  US ‘China Initiative’ racially profiled scientists, ruined careers
In a virtual address to the Economic Club of New York, Christopher Wray, the director of the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, encouraged its members to establish partnerships with the agency’s local offices – before breaches occur like the Microsoft Exchange email server hack discovered earlier this year.

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The Honorable Christopher Wray, Director of the FBI

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

Director Wray will discuss business protection, cyber breaches at major U.S. corporations, knowledge transfer, cutting-edge technologies, and talent management/insider threat, as well as threat impacts on markets.

Women in the Workforce discussion with Reshma Saujani and Tim Allen

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

The panel discussion will include potential policies and approaches for retaining talent, transformational leadership, and equity in the workplace and feature our Club Trustee, and Founder of Girls Who Code and Marshall Plan for Moms, Reshma Saujani, and CEO of Care.com, Tim Allen.

Charlotte St. Martin, President, The Broadway League

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

The Economic Club of New York is pleased to welcome Charlotte St. Martin, President of The Broadway League. Charlotte will be interviewed by Club Trustee, and President and CEO of The Music Center Los Angeles, Rachel Moore. Charlotte will discuss her leadership at the Broadway League and the reopening of Broadway as New York City bounces back.

Shivani Siroya, Founder and CEO of Tala

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

Join us in a virtual conversation as Shivani Siroya will discuss her mission to accelerate financial health for underserved populations, what Tala is doing to ensure disruptive innovation does not come at the expense of consumer protection, and how cryptocurrencies have the potential to advance financial inclusion globally.

JOHN WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK AND CHAIR OF THE ECNY

REUTERS: NY Fed's Williams says tapering of asset purchases may soon be warranted

"It is clear there has been “substantial further progress” toward the Fed’s goal for inflation and there has also been “very good progress” toward maximum employment, Williams said in remarks delivered during a virtual event organized by the Economic Club of New York. He was referring to the threshold policymakers set for reducing the central bank’s bond purchases from the current pace of $120 billion a month."

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JOHN WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK AND CHAIR OF THE ECNY

FINANCIAL TIMES: Top Fed official signals economy is strong enough for taper to begin

A senior official at the Federal Reserve signalled the US economy is strong enough for the central bank to begin reducing its massive bond-buying programme, but urged a “patient” approach to raising interest rates.

John Williams, president of the New York Fed, acknowledged the improving economic outlook and set the stage for the Fed to scale back its $120bn-a-month asset purchase programme this year.


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JOHN WILLIAMS, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK AND CHAIR OF THE ECNY

Yahoo Finance:  NY Fed's Williams says it could be reasonable for taper to finish by mid-2022 - Yahoo Finance
"Assuming the economic conditions support the beginning of a taper soon, then there is a way to do this that I think would not disrupt markets at all and be relatively smooth and be done by the middle of next year," Williams told reporters after speaking during a virtual event organized by the Economic Club of New York. "But that's not been decided by the committee."

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John Williams, President and CEO of Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Chair of the ECNY

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

The Club is pleased to welcome our Chairman of the Board of Trustees at The Economic Club of New York, John C. Williams. As President and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, John C. Williams serves as the Vice Chairman and a permanent member of the Federal Open Market Committee. He will address the U.S. economic outlook.