Video 1 & Recap: NAWRB Women’s Homeownership Event in Atlanta

On April 11th, 2018, potential homebuyers and real estate professionals gathered at the Roam Perimeter Center in Atlanta, Georgia to attend NAWRB Women’s Homeownership: Pathway to Economic Growth & Wealth event. Attendees received invaluable information about how to serve their female clients and the best approaches for a sustainable brokerage. Read more for highlights from the event.

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Just Released: NAWRB Magazine sheCENTER(FOLD) Gina Diez Barroso, President & CEO, Grupo Diarq

Women in the Housing & Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB) proudly announces the release of Volume 7, Issue 1, Women’s Economic Growth, presenting current issues women face in their professional and personal lives, from gender imbalances in the workplace, changing dynamics in the industry and the struggle to maintain a work-life balance. As our sheCENTER(FOLD), we have the privilege of showcasing Gina Diez Barroso, President and CEO, Grupo Diarq; Founder, Fundación Pro-Educación Centro and Fundación Diarq; and Chairman, Dalia Empower.

Diez Barroso, the founder of Mexico City’s first and top-ranked university specializing in creative studies, and the only Mexican belonging to the C200, takes us through her childhood in Mexico and her journey to becoming an influential entrepreneur. Through her diverse organizations, she is helping countless women leave abusive relationships and reach their full potential by harnessing their power.

 

Get an exclusive look at the 2017 ICOGAS International Conference on Gender & Sustainability, which took place on the margins of the 72nd U.N. General Assembly. The event featured leading global strategists, academics, CEOs, and international leaders, who convened to generate actionable gender equality and women’s sustainability solutions.

NAWRB Magazine is your resource for women’s issues in the housing and real estate ecosystem. Through the strength of our relationships with global women leaders and senior executive women, we are driving collaboration towards gender equality.

Read the full issue here.

Oxnard, CA Event: NAWRB Empowering Women as Homebuyers and Entrepreneurs

NAWRB is hosting an event focused on women’s empowerment in entrepreneurship and homeownership on May 1st in Oxnard, CA, from 6:30- 8:30 PM PST. Attendees will gather in an intimate setting at Rincon Bar Whole Foods to hear expert speakers share how prospective women homebuyers can find resources and how women entrepreneurs looking to build their brand and raise their bottom line.

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FHFA House Price Index Increases 0.6 Percent in February

In a recent news release, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) revealed that United States house prices in February rose 0.6 percent from the previous month, according to its seasonally adjusted monthly House Price Index (HPI). The previous house price increase in January, at 0.8 percent, has been adjusted to reflect this new finding.

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff: “There’s No Excuse” for Gender Pay Gap

In a recent feature in 60 Minutes of CBS News, Marc Benioff, CEO of tech company Salesforce shares the importance of gender equality in the workplace, and the steps he is taking to make sure the men and women of his 30,000 employees are paid equally for the same work. Thank you to Marcia Davies, COO of Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) and Council Member of NAWRB’s Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council (NDILC) for bringing this motivating story to our attention.

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NAWRB sheCall Reveals a Neglected Niche in Real Estate

I had the pleasure of interviewing Lori Namazi, Brokerage Risk Management & Operations Consultant of Lori Namazi Real Estate, for the latest NAWRB sheCall: Operations of a Brokerage—Risk Management, on April 18th. In our discussion, Lori reveals how her work focuses on a neglected niche in the real estate industry that deserves our attention.  

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Teresa Palacios Smith Joins NAWRB Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council — Gino Blefari Video

Women in the Housing and Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB) announces the addition of Teresa Palacios Smith, Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, HSF Affiliates LLC, to its Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council (NDILC). The Council, founded in 2015, helps raise the number of C-suite women, increase women’s employment at all levels and advance women’s economic growth across the housing and real estate ecosystem.

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