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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

NSHMBA NY - November Events

November 2009 has New York united! This month has New Yorkers discussing Mayoral elections, the Yankees, and of course NSHMBA Leadership Development seminars. The New York Chapter of NSHMBA has 3 major events planned for November.

The first event is the Latina Leadership Summit, which takes place on November 5th. Now in its 5th year, the New York Chapter of NSHMBA, with Deloitte & Touche/Harvard Business School’s Latino Alumni Association and American Express® proudly present the 5th Annual Latina Leadership Summit. Keeping with our ‘Move Forward’ campaign from the 2009 National Conference, this year’s Latina Leadership Summit will center on TRANSITIONS. This event highlights and celebrates successful Latina leaders.

TRANSITIONS’ Keynote Speaker is Latina media dynamo Nely Galán. Dubbed the "Tropical Tycoon" by The New York Times Magazine, Nely is one of the entertainment industry’s savviest firebrand talents - bringing her considerable expertise to full effect as a successful producer and entrepreneur; a galvanizing powerbroker in the Latino world; and a female empowerment and motivational speaker. Galán, a former President of the powerhouse Telemundo network, has owned and operated her own media company since 1994. Recently Galán appeared on the NBC hit "The Celebrity Apprentice with Donald Trump" joining an all-star cast including Gene Simmons, Nadia Comaneci, Marilu Henner and the infamous Omarosa. Galán’s appearance on the show, where she raised $250,000 for her charity COUNT ME IN, furthered her reputation as one of the nation’s top female moguls.

Our Moderator for TRANSITIONS is CNBC’s Bertha Coombs. Covering financial markets and business news stories throughout the business day, Coombs is based at the network’s global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. Coombs' reporting at CNBC has ranged from coverage of the spying scandal on Hewlett-Packard's board and the criminal trial of former Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski to the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and Mississippi. She also serves as a substitute anchor on business day programs, including CNBC's "Worldwide Exchange", broadcast live from Europe, Asia and the United States. Coombs is a member and former board member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

Date: November 5, 2009
Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Register now:

Location: American Express Headquarters
3 World Financial Center
200 Vesey St. 26th Fl. Auditorium
New York, NY 10285

On November the 14th, Inside the MBA will be hosting a targeted New York event for prospective MBA students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, but it is open to any interested candidate. The event will feature a panel of LGBT alumni who will discuss being 'Out in Business School' and also provide an opportunity to learn about the MBA degree, navigating the admissions process and choosing the right program. The event begins with a brief presentation and general discussion, and concludes with an interactive reception for one-on-one conversations with school representatives and alumni. Admission and light refreshments are free.

Participating Schools: Boston University, Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, Georgetown University, Indiana University, University of Maryland, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Rochester, University of Southern California, University of Texas at Austin, Vanderbilt University, Washington University in St. Louis, Tulane University, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Baruch College / CUNY, NYU Stern, University of Virginia, MIT, Temple University, and Duke University

Location: Le Parker Meridien
119 West 56th Street (between 6th & 7th)
New York, NY 10039 US (Map)

Register now:

Lastly, on November the 18th, Credit Suisse Securities’ Multicultural Resource Network (MRN) in partnership with the New York International Latino Festival (NYILFF) and the New York Chapter of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) invite you to the exclusive film screening of Whose Barrio? and panel discussion.

When: Wednesday, November 18, 2009
5pm Networking & Cocktails sponsored by Hennessy V.S.O.P
6pm Film Screening: “Whose Barrio?”
7pm Panel Discussion

Where: Credit Suisse Securities - Auditorium
One Madison Avenue (between 23rd & 24th Streets)
New York, NY 10010

What: Exclusive film screening of “Whose Barrio?” (Running time, 52 minutes, color, in English)
See trailer:

This emotionally charged 2009 NYLIFF documentary offers a look at the changes in Manhattan’s Spanish Harlem as real estate speculation pushes rents and property values past the point of affordability for most area residents. Immediately after the film screening, we will welcome the film’s directors, Ed Morales and Laura Rivera, who will participate in a Q&A session and expert panel discussion with our audience.

RSVP: Space is very limited, RSVP by November 9, 2009 or until event is at full capacity.

We hope you can join us!

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