Updates from the ALANA Intercultural Board

Meet the Executive Board

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Pictured from top left to right:

Ryan Lee (Programming Coordinator), Saim Chaudhary (VP Operations), Kartik Ramkumar (Programming Coordinator), Barbara Esuoso (Programming Coordinator), Haadia Amjad (Treasurer), Laci Taylor (President), Hillary Yeboah (VP External Affairs), Kristian Walker (PR Coordinator), Anita Minniefield (PR Coordinator), Tati Roberts (MCFAB Chair), Joseph Kidane (VP Programming)

Not pictured: Saiyara Fahmi (VP PR), Ejeb Dema (Programming Coordinator), Kathleen Li (Programming Coordinator), Marisa Knox (PR Coordinator)

This Week's Organization Spotlight

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Cornell Interfaith Council

The Cornell Interfaith Council host events that promote interfaith dialogue and celebration.



If you would like to nominate an organization for the weekly organization spotlight please email Saiyara at!

Upcoming ALANA Events

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**Note to Student Leaders**

Attendance to this and all future ALANA G-Body Meetings are MANDATORY in order to be eligible for funding.

Upcoming Member Organization Events

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"Join the Sisters of Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. this weekend for their Weekend of Events, a Weekend of Liberation. "
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Register for the ILR Labor Roundtable!

The 13th Annual Labor Roundtable is coming up this Friday, Nov. 13th, from 1:15pm-5:00pm, in the Statler Carrier Ballroom. This event brings together social justice and labor leaders for small group discussions with students in a casual, lively roundtable format. We are excited to be bringing 18 leaders ranging from Gonzalo Martinez de Vedia, a farmworker organizer from the Workers' Center of Central NY, to Robin Williams, Associate Director for Civil Rights and Community Action with the United Food and Commercial Workers, to Dr. L Toni Lewis, head of the Committee of Interns and Residents for SEIU healthcare.

Many of these speakers are women of color associated with groups like And Still I Rise, and we'd appreciate the support of the Black Women's Support Network in registering and engaging students to talk with these leaders.

What: 13th Labor Roundtable

When: Friday, Nov. 13 from 1:15-5:00pm

Where: Statler Carrier Ballroom

Who: All local college students

Register Here:

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MCSA: Taste of Modern China

Date: November 15th, 2015
Time: 6-8 PM
Location: Willard Straight Hall

Taste of Modern China is a semi-formal night featuring an exclusive 10-course authentic Chinese dinner served by a top-notch team, in a venue furnished with concert-quality lighting and sound equipment. Join us and enjoy the food, music, DJ, and entertainment - redefine your night.

Dress to Impress
An unforgettable night will not be complete with a beautiful picture. Dress up in semi-formal attire and have your glam captured by our photographer.

Exclusive Chinese Cuisine
After multiple trials, our culinary team developed a diverse menu inspired by traditional Chinese food. A wide selection - ranging from appetizers, soup, main courses, and dessert - will be served.

Hotel-Trained Servers
Suited up and ready to serve! Our talents from Cornell Hotel School will bring their expertise and professional service from Statler to Willard Straight.

Concert Quality Equipment: AUE Presents
We invited a professional DJ and production team all the way from Chicago as well as a talented campus dancing group and a band to make this a night you'll want to remember!

Click here to check out their work.

See You There!
Only 200 tickets are available. Offline sales available at Ho Plaza.

Click here to reserve your tickets before they sell out!

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Autumn has arrived.

The Black Women's Support Network

cordially invites you to...

Autumn Evening:

Harlem Renaissance

Saturday, November 14th

Statler Hotel

Carrier Ballroom

Doors open at 8pm

Join us as we go back to the

Harlem Renaissance nightlife

with live performances, delicious hors d'oeuvres,

and the crowning of one accomplished senior

woman as Miss Autumn!

Come join us for the banquet of the season

and a night you will never forget!

See you there,

The Black Women's Support Network

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Class Councils and the Office of Alumni Affairs cordially invite you to the first annual Cornell Leadership Conference. The Cornell Leadership Conference started with a simple idea: Let’s inspire and empower students today to be the leaders of tomorrow. Bringing back some of our best young alumni speakers to reflect on their time at Cornell and beyond, we strive to provide students on campus with the tools to develop as a leader. With a rousing call to action about the desperate need for leaders from our keynote speaker, students will leave the Conference ready to lead the next generation of Cornellians. Sign up here:

Job, Internship and Scholarship Opportunities

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Looking for a way to get involved on campus?

Do you want to make a large scale impact at Cornell?Fall recruitment for the Student Activities Funding Commission is now underway!

Information Sessions:

Monday, November 9th and Tuesday, November 10th

Goldwin Smith HEC Auditorium from 5:00PM - 5:30PM

Online Application:

Submit your application online before

11:59 PM on Saturday, November 14th.

Selected applicants will be contacted to schedule

an interview for Saturday, November 21st.

About the SAFC:

The SAFC is responsible for managing the allocation of over

$1.4 Million to over 500 student organizations across campus.

For questions and more information on applying,

please contact Will Shao at

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Cornell Leadership Conference

Saturday, Nov 14, 10am-2pm, Goldwin Smith

Free lunch, networking with esteemed alumni

The Cornell Leadership Conference started with a simple idea: Let’s inspire and empower students today to be the leaders of tomorrow. Bringing back some of our best young alumni speakers to reflect on their time at Cornell and beyond, we strive to provide students on campus with the tools to develop as a leader. With a rousing call to action about the desperate need for leaders from our keynote speaker, students will leave the Conference ready to lead the next generation of Cornellians.

We have invited an array of notable alumni back to their Alma mater, ranging from industry veterans, founders and co-founders, rising professionals, on-campus presidents and more.

We'll be concluding the Conference with a recognition ceremony for the Cornell Leadership Award. The Cornell Leadership Award is an honor given to one student each year who passionately leads and inspires other to take action in their academic, extracurricular, or community environments.

Unfortunately, we will have limited space, so please RSVP here:

This event is sponsored by the Office of Alumni Affairs and Class Council.

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Consider Hosting for IVYQ!

IvyQ is a pan-Ivy League LGBTQ+ conference that takes place annually at one of the eight Ivy League institutions. IvyQ provides a forum for students to come together, discuss LGBTQ+ issues facing college students and young people, and prepare to become LGBTQ+ leaders in the real world. This year, the conference will take place on November 12th to the 15th at Cornell!

This is where you come in…

At this year’s conference, we are expecting upwards of 300+ students from different schools to be staying with us, attending workshops, and enjoying Cornell’s beautiful campus from Thursday night to Sunday morning. Without a place to host these students, there can be no conference! As a host, we ask that you provide a safe space for a student to stay for all three nights, and that you remain available to answer questions as they arise. (ex. where is the nearest dining hall? How can I find Bailey Hall?). You by no means have to stay with your hostee at all times. IvyQ attendees will be attending workshops on Friday at Saturday beginning at 10am, and will be going to keynote speakers and social events at night.

Please note that to be eligible to host, you must be living in a university-owned property. To host, please follow this link:

If you are interested in the conference itself, registration will be open until November 1st!

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Please Save the Date! The Men of Color Council at Cornell University presents its 13th Annual Men of Color Conference. We are looking forward to another fantastic year focused on helping all minority men prepare for their summers and life after Cornell, as well as community engagement. We invite freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors to participate. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Lofy Khalafalla '17 ( or Antoine Saint-Victor '16 (

Deutsche Bank Internship Programme in Asia - Singapore & Hong Kong

The Deutsche Bank Internship Programme in Hong Kong, Singapore, or Tokyo is your chance to gain the wide-ranging experience you need to launch your finance career in this dynamic and ever-changing region. If the prospect of a career in Asia excites you, our Deutsche Bank Internship Programme in Corporate Banking & Securities: Corporate Finance and Markets could be just what you're looking for.

Recognized as one of the best in the industry, an internship with us could be your first step toward a future career as a key source of hires into our full-time Graduate Programme. In your 9-10 week summer programme, you'll take part in classroom study and on-the-job training to learn the technical aspects of our business and see first-hand how we meet the needs of clients across the world. And to ensure you get the most out of your internship, we'll provide you with structured feedback and assessments to advance both your personal and professional development.

Apply Now
To be eligible to apply, you'll need to be in your junior/penultimate-year of study and have a genuine interest in starting your career in Asia.

Applications for our Deutsche Bank Internship Programme in Singapore and Hong Kong close November 15, 2015 at 12 PM EDT.
We strong encourage that you submit your application early:
To apply for the CB&S: Markets Internship, click here
To apply for the CB&S: Corporate Finance Internship, click here

To find out more visit:

For student interested in our Internship Programme opportunities in Japan, you can meet us at the Boston Career Forum, taking place between November 20-22, 2015.
Please visit the Boston Career Forum 2015 website to submit your interest to attend this Japan-specific careers event.


Scholarship for diverse groups which includes the Summer Internship Program and a merit award of $12,500

Eligible Participants: Those who self-identify as Black, Hispanic, Native American, LGBT or disabled and will graduate between September 2016 to June 2017

Application Deadline: November 15th @ 11:59pm EST

Interview Timeline: December 2015

Please feel free to share with your friends and fellow classmates who are interested in learning more about opportunities at BlackRock.

Click here for more details on the scholarship and how to apply.

This opportunity is available for all New York and San Francisco roles.

Visit to learn more about our opportunities.