Unspoken Issues Impacting Women: Poverty, Health, Sexual Exploitation and Self-Confidence at NAWRB Conference 2018

From its title alone, you can tell this panel was a little different from the others. Wide-ranging in scope, yet narrow in its focus on issues that derail women from advancing in life, the conversations held on stage focused on topics people are sometimes uncomfortable talking about including sexual exploitation and poverty.

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Power-up Your Policymaking

How to turn your passion into action from boosting your local engagement or running for office

“This woman’s place is in the House-the House of Representatives”-Bella Abzug

It’s no new news that although we comprise a little over half the human population, women are severely underrepresented in both politics and business. Although great strides have been made and new fissures and cracks appear every day in that storied glass ceiling, for the busy everyday woman, moving from awareness to engagement can seem daunting. Continue reading

One Tough Mother: How Single Mothers are Defining the Homebuying Process

June is National Homeownership Month. This article is part of an ongoing series focusing on aspects of women’s homeownership.

“Despite the stereotypes that insist women care more about marriage than men do, it may actually be the single life that women embrace more than men,” says Professor Bella DePaulo, social scientist, author, and expert on elective single life, going on to say that unmarried women may be likelier than men to create a lifestyle around singledom.
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NAWRB Builds Longstanding Relationships Across the Globe

(Click on photos for nearly 2 hours of videos from ICOGAS 2017.)

Imagine the synergy of having a female President and five First Ladies across two continents come together with the mission to help women and girls. On the morning of September 21, 2017, New York City’s hustle and bustle perfectly matched the excitement at the 2017 International Conference on Gender and Sustainability (ICOGAS).On the margins of the 72nd U.N. General Assembly, and in this incredible setting, the Hilton in Midtown Manhattan witnessed the collaboration and camaraderie of leading global strategists, academics, CEOs and international leaders to generate actionable gender equality and women’s economic sustainability solutions.

Among leaders were Ameenah Gurib, President of Mauritius, and First Ladies Reema Carmona of Trinidad and Tobago, Sandra Granger of Guyana, Lorena Castillo de Varela of Panama, Roman Tesfaye of Ethiopia and Dominique Ouattara of the Ivory Coast. To have these leaders united at one event under a common goal ensured through power and dedication that the issues and questions raised during the conference did not fall on deaf ears.
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Women’s Homeownership: Dream, Stability, Sanctuary

On December 2, 2017, NAWRB held its event, Women’s Homeownership: Dream, Stability, Sanctuary, revealing impacting women’s homeownership deliverables and top emerging markets in the housing ecosystem with expert speakers Desirée Patno, CEO and President, NAWRB; Hope Atuel, Executive Director, AREAA; Yolanda Lujan, Vice President, Chief Business Officer, NeighborWorks OC; Vanessa Montanez, Regional Vice President of Business Development, On Q Financial; and Hyepin Christine Im, Founder, FACE/KCCD.

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Case Study: Have You Been A Victim of Stolen Funds?


There are few worst feelings than suddenly losing something you worked truly hard on, from an essay to an event or even a personal project. Imagine the hidden danger of losing everything you’ve worked for your entire life, your business, your home, even your retirement fund.

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NAWRB Launches Women’s Global Resource Center

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Irvine, CA – May 12, 2016 The National Association of Women in Real Estate Businesses (NAWRB) is proud to present the NAWRB Women’s Global Resource Center. The NAWRB Women’s Global Resource Center provides a women’s depository for vendors and clients to grow their diverse spend and increase women’s employment at all levels.

NAWRB’s goal is to have 250,000 women registered by 2018.
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