Future History-Makers

Celebrate Black History Month with HEAF!

It’s time to reflect and celebrate!

During the month of February, HEAF is reflecting on the legacy of many important Black historical figures with our students, alumni, and our community.  We have planned many amazing opportunities to learn, engage and celebrate HEAF’s future history-makers, our students! We applaud all those who play a role in inspiring the next generation of leaders.

Lights on Broadway

February 1, 2021 – February 28, 2021

All month long HEAF will be featured on the Morgan Stanley Billboard at Times Square as part of Morgan Stanley’s Lights on Broadway Campaign! If you’re in Times Square, check it out, take a selfie, and tag #HEAFNYC #msgivesback.

Barclays #Blackart

February 1, 2021 – February 23, 2021

Barclays has teamed up with OpenArt during Black History Month to provide an introduction to the Art Market for Art enthusiasts and current/future investors. The event will feature emerging artist Francks Deceus, and funds raised will help support HEAF’s Arts classes and programs.

Career Conversations With Chanel’s Black Employee Collective

February 9, 2021

During this workshop, students will have the opportunity to meet and network with Chanel employees from departments across the company who are members of the Black Employee Collective to hear about their career journeys and lessons learned along the way. Students will also gain insights into how to network and maximize opportunities that are presented to them in various settings. The Black Employee Collective (BEC) is the first Black employee resource group at Chanel.

Power Lunches

February 18, 2021

The HEAF Virtual POWER! Lunch series is an opportunity for students to be introduced to various careers and companies, understand the potential career options available to them, and meet and network with a diverse group of professionals. This year’s virtual program will consist of career conversation series with professionals from different industries, as well as skill-building workshops where students can practice and hone their professional skills.

Connecting the Dots to Success with Deloitte

  • HEAF students will have a chance to meet and network with employees from the Deloitte Black Leadership Forum to learn about life at Deloitte as well as hear employees’ own stories and experiences from their college and career journeys.
  • About Deloitte’s Black Leadership Forum: BEN BRG provides a forum for all professionals with similar interests and/or experiences to meet, share information, and collaborate.

Career Conversations: Meet the Legal Team at Goldman Sachs

  • Program Description: This program is ideal for students interested in learning more about career possibilities in the legal field. Students will receive an introduction to the intersection of finance and law, gain key insights into the Goldman Sachs culture, and have the opportunity to network with professionals from the firm’s legal team.

Own Your Story + Build Your Brand with CHANEL

  • Who you will meet: The HEAF Power Lunch will spotlight people from varying areas of Chanel, who will share what they do and the career paths that got them there. We will also introduce our students to two different CHANEL Employee Resource Groups, including the Anti-Racism Alliance and the Black Employee Collective.

Want to get involved? Please contact Kelli Goodman