How Women Behind the Scenes Helped Sandra Oh Make Emmy History

History was made when this year’s 70th Annual Primetime Emmy nominations were announced on July 12th and Sandra Oh took a Lead Actress nod for her portrayal of Eve Polastri on the BBC series ‘Killing Eve.’ With her nomination, Oh became the first woman of Asian descent to be nominated for a Lead Actress role. Oh first came to widespread attention as an actress with the 2004 independent movie Sideways, but like most successful actors and actresses, Oh had been building a career both on the stage and screen long before.

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Youngest Self-Made Woman Kylie Jenner Had a Great Role Model

How young women can benefit watching their moms work

Kylie Jenner, the youngest member of the Jenner/Kardashian clan, is on this month’s cover of Forbes magazine as not only one of the richest self-made women, but at almost twenty-one years of age, one of the youngest. Her business, Kylie Cosmetics, had humble beginnings as a lip kit, putting her on track to become the youngest self-made billionaire, male or female. Only she’s not completely self-made. While no one can build wealth entirely alone, Ms. Jenner’s success has equally as much to do with her mother’s business savvy as it does her innate, almost inborn, sense of social influence.

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Teresa Palacios Smith, VP Diversity & Inclusion, HSF Affiliates LLC, Joins NDILC – 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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SBA Disaster Loans for Hawaii Residents & Small Businesses—Deadline Fast Approaching

The state of Hawaii and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are operating a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Recovery Center, opened on June 29th, to offer assistance to Kauai and Oahu residents that were affected by the flooding, mudslides and landslides that took place this April. FEMA has approved approximately $281,000 in individual assistance grant funding. Deadline to apply for individual physical damage assistance is August 27th, 2018, while impacted small businesses can apply until March 27, 2019.

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FDIC Releases Plan to Help Financial Institutions in Hawaii

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) recently released its guideline for regulatory relief of financial institutions affected by natural disasters in Hawaii. The guide outlines the steps by which it will help these regulated entities make a full recovery from accrued damages.

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If Men and Women Are More Similar Than Not, Why Do They Feel Differently About Homeownership?

The unique challenges women have faced in the past and continue to face today make owning a home a tangible sign of success for a woman. A woman’s home is a space to creatively express desires and dreams and to evoke certain feelings. From a practical standpoint, it’s an investment and source of security that remains a constant regardless of her marital status.

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First Lady of Illinois Delivering Keynote Address at NAWRB Conference

Women in the Housing & Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB) is honored to announce that Diana Mendley Rauner, Ph.D., President of the Ounce of Prevention Fund and First Lady of Illinois, will deliver a Keynote Address during the 2018 NAWRB 5th Annual Conference, “Year of Women,” on July 29th-31st in Chicago, IL at The Standard Club.

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Happy Fourth of July 2018 from NAWRB!

Today marks 242 years of independence for the United States! The Fourth of July is a day in which the nation celebrates the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence signed on July 1776. In commemoration of Independence Day, the U.S. Census Bureau has released interesting facts about the Founding Fathers, the nation’s changing population and the various ways Americans celebrate this national holiday.

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NAWRB (Women’s) Independence Day 48-Hour Flash Sale

Fourth of July is the celebration of America’s independence, and as women make up more than half of the population, their social and economic independence is an important part of it. As a leading voice for women in the housing ecosystem, NAWRB advances women’s continued economic growth and financial independence. 

To celebrate both Independence Day and Women’s Independence, NAWRB is having an Independence Day 48-Hour Flash Sale of Conference and Membership Packages! Purchase an Elite Membership and full conference ticket for $750, or an Engage Membership and full conference ticket for $525.

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Millennials Are Delaying Marriage Because They Can’t Afford It

A paper released by the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that a smaller share of Millennials are getting married, compared to previous generations at their age, due to economic concerns. Labor force participation, wages, poverty and housing costs and living arrangements are strong factors causing young adults aged 18 to 34 to delay marriage.

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