MPowering You: MBA’s Summit for Women in Real Estate Finance, October 21, 2017

The Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) mPowering You  is a inspiring summit uniting women in the real estate finance industry. The event will generate decisive conversations and ideas, foster networking and powerful narratives, and assist in the creation of decisive branding and career advancements. Featuring sessions like Know and Grow Your Value and Gender and Generations: Driving New Forms of Leadership, the summit will strengthen and showcase the value and power of women.

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Unlocking the Potential of Hispanic Women Entrepreneurs

The National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) has released a report, Hispanic Women Entrepreneurship: Understanding Diversity Among Hispanic Women Entrepreneurs, addressing the state and potential of Hispanic women entrepreneurs in the U.S. Hispanic women entrepreneurs were the fastest-growing business segment from 2007 to 2016—growing 137 percent, according to the 2016 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report by American Express OPEN and Womenable.

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Happy Hispanic Heritage Month!

From September 15th to October 15th, National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the histories, stories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Mexico, Central and South America, Spain and the Caribbean. The observance began in September 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week and was expanded into a month in 1989.

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Affordable Housing for Teachers in Expensive Cities

Recently, NAWRB published an article addressing the scenario of a professional, in our case a teacher named Rachel, working in a city she could not afford to live in, and the consequences of this situation on her life. The city of San Francisco—home to one of the most expensive housing markets in the country—is taking steps to resolve this problem.

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