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Candidate for Mayor of New York City, Ray McGuire

ECNY: Hosting Video Webinar

Bloomberg's New York Bureau Chief, Shelly Banjo joins us in conversation with the top candidates in the NYC Mayoral race as we hear each of their economic plans for New York City.
She will speak with Ray McGuire, former Head of Global Corporate and Investment Banking, Citigroup.

Senior Vice President of Global Inclusion and Strategic Innovation, NYU, Lisa Coleman

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We continue our Racial Equity Series on Tuesday, May 13th and are pleased to welcome Dr. Lisa Coleman, Senior Vice President for Global Inclusion at New York University.
Lisa will share how she works every day to advance, promote, and build capacity for strategic global inclusion, diversity, equity, belonging and innovation initiatives across NYU's global network.

Candidate for Mayor of New York City, Eric Adams

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Bloomberg's New York Bureau Chief, Shelly Banjo joins us in conversation with the top candidates in the NYC Mayoral race as we hear each of their economic plans for New York City.
She will speak with Brookly Borough President Eric Adams.

Co-Principal, Versaca Investments and Author, Dambisa Moyo

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Marie-Josée Kravis will join Dambisa Moyo, Author of "How Boards Work: And How They Can Work Better in a Chaotic World."
They will discuss how transparent, knowledgeable, diverse boards help set the strategic course of corporations. Dambisa will also present a road map for how boards can steer companies through tomorrow's challenges and ensure they thrive.

Director of the Vaccine Education Center, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Paul Offit, MD

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As Director of the Vaccine Education Center, Paul will share his work to date and his outlook on the vaccine distributions and its impact on ending the COVID-19 pandemic. The development of vaccines to protect children from contracting and transmitting COVID-19 will also be discussed.

President and CEO of Living Cities, Ben Hecht

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As part of our Racial Equity Series, Ben Hecht will share what Living Cities has learned about closing the racial gaps in income and wealth that have been growing for more than forty years. He will discuss the organization's unique approach that centers around racial equity, brings together leaders from across sectors and harnesses public, private and philanthropic capital to achieve results commensurate with the scale of the challenge.

President and COO of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., John Waldron

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As President and COO of Goldman Sachs, John will discuss the current market and geopolitical environment and top of mind client themes.

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

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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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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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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Polar Explorer, First Man to Walk Both Poles - Robert Swan

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As one of the most accomplished polar explorers in history, Robert Swan will address global environmental challenges and how he is leading the charge against climate change. Having been the first man to walk to both poles, Robert has dedicated his life to the preservation of Antarctica.

Co-Founder of The Monarchs Collective, Debra Lee

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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.

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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President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Neel Kashkari

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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.

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

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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

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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.

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

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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.

Chairman and CEO of CLEAR, Caryn Seidman-Becker

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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.

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