Newsletter: The Key to Maintaining Relationships with Women – The Poverty Problem Keeping Women Out of Housing


Burgandy Basulto is a Content Writer at NAWRB. She has a bachelor’s degree in both English and Philosophy, and a master’s degree in Philosophy. When she’s not reading or writing, she loves running, kickboxing, watching films, trying new restaurants she finds via Yelp, and experiencing other cultures during her travels.

The Key to Maintaining Relationships with Women

Whether they are with a partner, family members, close friends or colleagues, long-term relationships are all maintained in distinct ways. If you know someone long enough, you discover what you mean to each other and what you enjoy doing together.

Physical distance is a factor that significantly complicates relationships, and recent research from Oxford University reveals that the key to maintaining these kinds of relationships may be different for women and men.

The Poverty Problem Keeping Women Out of Housing

Women’s poverty, resulting from the gender wage gap, the pink tax and higher medical expenses throughout a woman’s life, is a pervasive crisis preventing women from creating stable living conditions. When you add the possibility of not having a college education or being a single mother the picture becomes all the more bleak.

Celebrate National Entrepreneurship Week, February 20-24, 2017

National Entrepreneurship Week is an annual campaign dedicated to recognizing the achievements and contributions of our country’s business owners. Taking place this year from February 20-24, the weeklong celebration features resources and local events providing entrepreneurs with opportunities for bottom-line growth.

NAWRB Roaring Thirty Award Nominations Now Open!

The NAWRB Roaring Thirty Awards honor the women leaders in the housing ecosystem making a difference with a seat at the table for women. These are trailblazers succeeding through unprecedented obstacles and demonstrating women’s power as influencers in business.

Upcoming Events

If an event involves women’s equality and supporting the women’s movement, NAWRB strives to be there. Join us to take part in making a better tomorrow!

February 26-March 1: SFIG Vegas 2017

SFIG and co-host IMN are excited to once again present the largest capital markets conference in the world.

March 6-7: LendIt USA 2017

Join established and emerging online lending companies and investors at the Javits Convention Center in New York for two action-packed days of learning, networking and deal-making.

March 14-15: Bank & Financial Institutions Special Assets Forum

As it has done over the years, IMN’s forum will cover the latest on credit, loan review and workouts for a range of assets that includes Real Estate, Agricultural Loans, C&I, and Equipment Lending.

March 15: Million Women Mentors Senate Day and Leadership Council Meeting

Join Million Women Mentors, sponsors and over 125 representatives of industry, education and non-profit organizations to celebrate, promote and strategize how to further advance more women and girls in STEM careers through mentoring.

March 16: ChallengeHER Las Vegas

ChallengeHER works specifically with the Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) federal contracting program as a tool to help leverage federal awards, learn the federal procurement process, and to connect with the right people. Event is FREE; seating is limited.

April 2-4: 15th Annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration & Conference

Join Desiree Patno, NAWRB’s CEO and president as she speaks on “The Impact of Real Estate Decisions on Your Bottom Line” from 3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

TBD: NAWRB and the LA Sparks

This year, NAWRB will host monthly trips to see the LA Sparks! We will provide tickets, transport and food for up to eight people, at minimal cost. Organizations passionate about the women’s movement and helping their community are invited to join us in supporting female athletes and gender equality when the season tips off this May. To schedule an LA Sparks trip with NAWRB, call us at 949-559-9800 or email

NAWRB sheCalls

NAWRB sheCalls provide industry updates, training and access to important resources for women in housing. Call in to find out what you’ve been missing!


NAWRB’s role at the forefront of the diversity and inclusion (D&I) movement is driven by our expertise, unrelenting dedication and innovation. Align yourself with a leader not only navigating the ship, but helping map the journey.

Certifications for Women-Owned Businesses

Karla Gonzalez, procurement specialist from the SBDC, addresses certifications for Women-Owned Businesses and Minority Women-Owned Businesses specializing in the housing ecosystem. Learn more about contracting opportunities for your company and gain valuable insight on how to leverage your business certifications.

Become a member of NAWRB today! LEARN MORE

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