4th Annual Be A Boss Event: Womxn Charting Their Own Path
Jan
8
10:00 AM10:00

4th Annual Be A Boss Event: Womxn Charting Their Own Path

On Saturday, January 8, 2022, East Harlem Tutorial Program is holding our 4th annual Be a Boss event. Be a Boss is a career panel for our womxn scholars to learn about different options in the professional world. Our audience will include the talented young womxn in our High School and College Scholars program, EHTP alumnae, as well as womxn in EHTP’s network of friends and supporters.

MODERATOR

 

Eboni K. Williams
Revolt TV

Attorney Eboni K. Williams -- co-host of late night’s State of the Culture of Revolt TV and the first Black cast member on Real Housewives of New York City, will moderate this dynamic event, which opens with a one-hour conversation with Co-Chairs from the private, public and non-profit sectors.

OPENING REMARKS

Leslie Ortiz
EHTP Alumni Chair

 

Leslie Ortiz
MPH Candidate, New York University in Public Health Policy and Management

East Harlem native, Leslie Ortiz is currently pursuing her MPH at New York University in Public Health Policy and Management. She was the former Regional Director of Program Management at Aya Healthcare, staffing healthcare professionals at hospitals throughout the country. She led Aya Healthcare program managers at hospital systems in the Midwest and East regions in strengthening client relationships, improving processes, and mitigating issues.

Prior to Aya Healthcare, Leslie worked in the non-profit sector serving at-risk and marginalized communities as Prevention Resource Coordinator at Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii, Home Visitor at Early Head Start, and Developmental Skills Trainer at Alaka’i Na Keiki Inc. She graduated cum laude from Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Science in Public and Community Health.

 

PANELISTS

 

Kate Jhaveri
Chief Marketing Officer, NBA

Kate Jhaveri is the Chief Marketing Officer of the NBA. Jhaveri previously served as the CMO of Twitch, Head of Consumer Marketing at Twitter, Head of Brand Marketing at Facebook, and spent seven years at Microsoft overseeing the worldwide Marketing Communications team for Windows, Internet Explorer and bing.com. Earlier in her career, Kate was Manager of Corporate Strategy at Dell. Jhaveri serves as secretary of the national board for Planned Parenthood Action Fund. Kate received her MBA from Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from College of the Holy Cross.

 

Ann-Gel S. Palermo DrPH, MPH
Mount Sinai Health System’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion

Ann-Gel S. Palermo DrPH, MPH is the Senior Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer in Education and Research of the Mount Sinai Health System’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion. Dr. Palermo provides leadership and strategic vision and guidance in the integration of diversity, equity, and inclusion principles into the structures, policies, and practices of the education and research environments. Dr. Palermo spearheads and works in partnership with senior leaders to develop and implement initiatives with effective accountability and assessment mechanisms to foster a holistic, equitable, and thriving environment for Mount Sinai faculty, staff, students, and trainees.

 

Mónica Gil
Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative and Marketing Officer, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises

Mónica Gil is Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative and Marketing Officer of NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, the leading media company serving the 60 million Latinos living in the U.S. In this role, she is responsible for the operations, growth marketing, and strategy and insights for the company. Additionally, Gil oversees Corporate Communications, Corporate Affairs, Government Affairs, Corporate Social Responsibility and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts. Gil is a member of the Latino Advisory Panel to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and is a board member of the National Women’s History Museum. She is a former board member of ProAmerica Bank and Girl Scouts of the USA. Gil earned a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.A. from the University of Southern California School of Public Administration.

 
 
 
 

We hope you will join us to boss up this January 8th!

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Play Like a Pro Fireside Chat
Nov
15
12:00 PM12:00

Play Like a Pro Fireside Chat

On Monday, November 15th from 12:00-1:00 p.m., Blackstone will host a virtual fireside chat with Crystal Dunn from the National Women’s Soccer League. This invite-only event will focus on the current state of education and its impact on vulnerable communities.

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3rd Annual Be A Boss Event: Women Charting Their Own Path
Jan
9
10:00 AM10:00

3rd Annual Be A Boss Event: Women Charting Their Own Path

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East Harlem Tutorial Program’s 3rd Annual Be a Boss event has gone virtual -- and we are opening our Zoom Room to the public! Join us on Saturday, January 9 at 10:00 a.m. for a networking event geared toward young women scholars as they take the professional world by storm. At Be a Boss, you will hear from industry trailblazers who discuss pro tips for taking charge of one’s career.

MODERATOR

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Eboni K. Williams
Revolt TV

Attorney Eboni K. Williams -- co-host of late night’s State of the Culture of Revolt TV and the first Black cast member on Real Housewives of New York City, will moderate this dynamic event, which opens with a one-hour conversation with Co-Chairs from the private, public and non-profit sectors:

PANELISTS

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Kate Jhaveri
Chief Marketing Officer, NBA

Kate Jhaveri is the Chief Marketing Officer of the NBA. Jhaveri previously served as the CMO of Twitch, Head of Consumer Marketing at Twitter, Head of Brand Marketing at Facebook, and spent seven years at Microsoft overseeing the worldwide Marketing Communications team for Windows, Internet Explorer and bing.com. Earlier in her career, Kate was Manager of Corporate Strategy at Dell. Jhaveri serves as secretary of the national board for Planned Parenthood Action Fund. Kate received her MBA from Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from College of the Holy Cross.

 

Gabrielle Sulzberger
Board Trustee, Ford Foundation

Gabrielle Sulzberger co-founded Rustic Canyon/Fontis Partners, L.P. (RC/Fontis) in 2005 and serves as its general partner. Previously Gabrielle served as Chairman of the board of Whole Foods. Gabrielle is a Trustee of the Ford Foundation, and is chair of the governance committee. In addition, Gabrielle serves on the Boards of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Sesame Street Workshop, TimesUp and Trinity Church Wall Street. Gabrielle received her B.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University, her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and her J.D. from Harvard Law School.

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Wendy Garcia
Chief Diversity Officer, Office of NYC Comptroller

Wendy Garcia is Chief Diversity Officer at the Office of New York City Comptroller. Previously, Wendy served as the Deputy Chief Diversity Officer at the Office of New York City Comptroller, Director of Community Outreach and Partnerships at the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD), Deputy Director of the Manhattan Borough President’s Northern Manhattan Office, and Immigrant Research Analyst for the Rockefeller Foundation through Baruch College. Garcia received her Master’s degree in Urban Policy and Management from New School University with a concentration in Economic Development, and her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Delaware.

REMARKS

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Jennifer Perez-Taveras
EHTP Managing Director & Alum

Jenny Perez-Taveras is a native New Yorker who grew up in Washington Heights. Jenny has been a member of the EHTP family since she was a participant of the high school program and is eager to be back at her "homeplace" as the Managing Director of OST. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Marymount Manhattan College and a Master's degree in Higher Education Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University. Over the last 12 years, Jenny has dedicated her time to developing programs that support young people in college access, college success, and career development. Jenny currently resides in the Bronx with her husband and dog Milo. She enjoys traveling and running!

 
 
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