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Co-Founder of The Monarchs Collective, Debra Lee

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

ECNY continues its Racial Equity Series with special guest, Debra Lee. She will address how she and other executives are leading the charge to change the complexion of board rooms and senior leadership roles. As former Chairman and CEO of BET Networks, Debra shares her insights and strategies to help organizations find, grow and elevate women and BIPOC executives.

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER OF MODERNA, DR. TAL ZAKS, MD PH.D.

REUTERS: Moderna says booster shot against COVID-19 variants could not be ready by year-end

Moderna Inc Chief Medical Officer Tal Zaks said on Wednesday the company should be able to provide a booster shot for protection against variants of the coronavirus by the end of this year.

Zaks, speaking to the Economic Club of New York, said he expects the booster shots the company is testing to show a higher level of protection against variants of the coronavirus.


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PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF MINNEAPOLIS, NEEL KASHKARI

MARKET WATCH: Fed's Kashkari says he would not panic if he saw a 4% inflation rate

Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Thursday he wouldn’t have a knee-jerk panic attack if inflation heats up to a 4% annual rate.

“It would depend on why” inflation had hit 4%, Kashkari said in a discussion with Harvard University economist Greg Mankiw sponsored by the Economic Club of New York.


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PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF MINNEAPOLIS, NEEL KASHKARI

REUTERS: Fed's Kashkari says variants are bigegest risk for recovery

Variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 post the biggest threat to the U.S. economic recovery, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari said on Thursday.

“The biggest risks that I see to the recovery are these variants,” Kashkari told the Economic Club of New York, noting the ability of one variant now thought to be dominant in parts of the United States to easily infect younger people.


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President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Neel Kashkari

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari will report on current monetary policy and his expectations for the U.S. economy for the second half of 2021 and beyond.

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN BUSINESS CONFERENCE

CNBC: GM shares hit new record on plans for electric Chevy Silverado pickup
The performance of GM’s stock this year, up roughly 50%, has been driven by a steady array of announcements related to electric vehicles. It’s also validating comments made last month by GM CEO Mary Barra about the stock’s future potential.

“I think as the market begins to see all of the assets and resources General Motors brings to this transformation, I think we’re just at the beginning of where you’ll see GM’s stock move,” she said in an online discussion March 11 during The Economic Club of New York’s Women in Business event.


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Chief Medical Officer of Moderna, Dr. Tal Zaks, MD Ph.D.

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

In conversation with Craig Thompson, Dr. Tal Zaks will discuss Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine progress, the development of booster shots and their expectations with respect to ending the pandemic as well as other matters.

CO-CHAIR OF THE BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION, BILL GATES & FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE PAULSON INSTITUTE, HANK PAULSON

BUSINESS INSIDER: Bill Gates says companies have gone from staying private too long to going public too soon and that he's avoiding 'low quality' SPACs

Gates sat down with CNBC's Becky Quick and former US Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson to discuss his climate-related work for the economic club of New York on Friday. In the interview, the billionaire philanthropist was asked about the rise of SPACs and whether or not they would be a benefit to "green" startups.


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Chief Executive David Solomon

REUTERS:  Goldman promotes a flurry of female partners to executive roles
Goldman has set some of the most aggressive and specific goals among big U.S. banks for increasing the presence of Black, Latino and female professionals at all job levels. Thursday’s promotions reflect what Chief Executive David Solomon has said was a lack of diversity in the bank’s senior ranks.

Solomon said at a virtual event last year hosted by the Economic Club of New York that he was “not pleased” with the levels of diversity among the bank’s senior leaders.

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CO-CHAIR OF THE BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION, BILL GATES & FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF THE PAULSON INSTITUTE, HANK PAULSON

CNBC: Bill Gates Is Reaching for the High-Hanging Fruit on Climate

Gates elaborated on that point on April 1 in a video talk hosted by the Economic Club of New York. “To get to zero [emissions], you can’t leave the hard categories alone,” the co-founder of Microsoft Corp., now a full-time philanthropist, told the online audience. (He appeared with former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.) “We’ve put all the effort into the easy categories of cars and power generation,” Gates said. “In the hard categories, the work has barely, barely begun. You don’t get success unless you cover them all.”

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Co-Chair of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates & Founder and Chairman of the Paulson Institute, Hank Paulson

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

The Economic Club of New York is honored to welcome Bill Gates and Hank Paulson. In a conversation with Co-Host of CNBC's Squawk Box Becky Quick - exploring the economic steps and evolving technologies the private sector can leverage to mitigate the challenges of climate change.

Chairman and CEO of CLEAR, Caryn Seidman-Becker

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

Andy Serwer, Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo Finance, will join Caryn Seidman-Becker, in a conversation on how CLEAR's secure identity platform is helping Americans get back to work and the pivotal role it will play in our post-pandemic world.

PRESIDENT AND CEO OF FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF ATLANTA, DR. RAPHAEL BOSTIC

MARKETWATCH   Runaway inflation? Atlanta Fed’s Bostic ‘just not seeing it’

Atlanta Federal Reserve President Raphael Bostic is not worried at all about the possibility of “runaway” U.S. inflation.

Bostic acknowledged the rate of inflation could surge in the coming months as the economy more fully reopens and growth speeds up. Yet in a talk with the Economic Club of New York he said he expects any increase to prove short-lived, a view held by virtually all senior officials at the central bank.


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President and CEO of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Dr. Raphael Bostic

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

We are pleased to announce that Charles Phillips, Managing Partner & Co-Founder of RECOGNIZE, will join Raphael Bostic, in a conversation on current monetary policy and his expectations for the 2021 US economy, as well as discuss concrete steps to advance racial equity.

Co-Founder of The Home Depot, Kenneth Langone

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

Co-Founder of The Home Depot and Founder and CEO of Invemed Associates LLC., Kenneth Langone will discuss the impacts of Covid-19 on the national economy and the outlook for moving New York City's economy forward post crisis, the importance of reaching a balance in regulating social media while protecting freedom of speech, his perspectives on leadership and philanthropy and other topics.

CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF JOHNSON & JOHNSON, ALEX GORSKY

YAHOO FINANCE: Johnson & Johnson Working On Next-Generation Vaccine Against Variants

Johnson & Johnson said it was working on next-generation COVID-19 vaccines against the various variants of the coronavirus, according to Reuters.

“We could be in a situation where you could either need a booster to maintain the durability (of protection against the virus) or you might need to have a next derivative of the current vaccine to address these variants as they develop,” Johnson and Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky said at a webinar by the Economic Club of New York this week, per Reuters.



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CHAIRMAN AND CEO OF JOHNSON & JOHNSON, ALEX GORSKY

REUTERS: J&J developing several next-generation COVID-19 vaccines, says CEO

“We could be in a situation where you could either need a booster to maintain the durability (of protection against the virus) or you might need to have a next derivative of the current vaccine to address these variants as they develop”, Gorsky said at a webinar by the Economic Club of New York.

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN BUSINESS CONFERENCE

CNBC: GM and Ford take cues from Tesla’s success, but try to avoid Musk’s mistakes

It was also one of the latest examples of executives at legacy automakers showing Musk some appreciation. They’ve also adopted at least some of his company’s strategies to catch up to Tesla’s electric vehicle sales the world over.

“What I take away from Tesla’s success is that there’s a huge market for EVs and they validated that,” GM CEO Mary Barra said during an online discussion Thursday for The Economic Club of New York’s Women in Business event.


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Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson, Alex Gorsky

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

Alex Gorsky, Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson, shares timely insights on the company's Covid-19 vaccine rollout, what it is doing to address the global health crisis and help end the pandemic.

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN BUSINESS CONFERENCE

CNBC:  GM CEO Mary Barra: 'We're just at the beginning' of where company's stock will move

“I think as the market begins to see all of the assets and resources General Motors brings to this transformation, I think we’re just at the beginning of where you’ll see GM’s stock move,” she said during an online discussion Thursday for The Economic Club of New York’s Women in Business event.

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