Women and Minorities Underrepresented Among Ownership in Asset Management Industry

A recent study by the Harvard Business School and Bella Research Group analyzing diversity within ownership of U.S. asset management shows that women and minorities have been significantly underrepresented in mutual funds, hedge funds, private equity and real estate between the years 2011 and 2017. However, the report also notes that diversity does not have a noticeable effect on performance.

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African-American History Month 2019

The month of February is dedicated to the commemoration and celebration of the important contributions African Americans have brought to the United States. American historian Carter G. Woodsen introduced Black History Week on Feb 12, 1926, which was continually celebrated every second week of February, coinciding with the birth dates of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln.

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White House Dissolves 2016 Workplace Safety Regulation

During the last partial government shutdown, lasting a total of 35 days, the White House dissolved a workplace safety regulation stipulated in 2016 which required employers to electronically submit detailed reports of workplace injuries to the Department of Labor through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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Board Diversity in Fortune 500 Companies Has Tripled Since 2010

The Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP) and the Alliance for Board Diversity have partnered to create the Missing Pieces Report: The 2018 Board Diversity Census of Women and Minorities on Fortune 500 Boards.” The report looks at trends in overall diversity and comparative differences in rates of representation among board positions in the corporate sphere.

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Just Released: NAWRB Magazine Change in America, sheCENTER(FOLD) Quinn Palomino

Change in America – WOW, where do we start? During these exciting times filled with anxiety and living on the edge of our seats, Women in the Housing and Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB) brings you our incredible Issue of NAWRB Magazine, Volume 7, Issue 4, featuring sheCENTER(FOLD) Quinn Palomino, real estate entrepreneur, shareholder, and Co-Founder and Principal at Virtua Partners, and a Special Guest Interview with Wendy Federman, eight-time Tony Award, seven-time Drama Desk Award, eleven-time Drama League Award, and ten-time Outer Critics Circle Award winning producer.

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Millennial Homebuyers: Driving Force of the Real Estate Market

A new study by Clever Real Estate indicates that the Millennial generation is well on its way to becoming the driving force in the housing market. Buyers 37 years and younger make up the largest share of homebuyers at 36 percent, despite the fact that homeownership rates remain highest among those aged 65 and older as the U.S. Census Bureau reveals. Millennials still see owning a home as part of the American dream, and real estate agents should prepare themselves to better serve this new generation of buyers.

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NAWRB’s Response to IRS Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Opportunity Zones

27 December 2018

To Whom It May Concern,

Women in the Housing & Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB) is writing in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the Opportunity Zones provision of the Internal Revenue Code (Section 1400Z-2)

NAWRB’s decade-long history in social impact through our data analytics, media engagement, connections with senior executives and expert leaders across the housing ecosystem, and involvement in government legislation, drives our ability to facilitate greater returns on communities, helping them thrive and be sustainable for generations to come. Our primary role in Opportunity Zones is connecting and advising key players on the best way to positively impact distressed communities.

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Government Shutdown Puts Women-Owned Businesses and the Housing Ecosystem at Risk

Today marks the 27th day of the partial government shutdown that started on December 22nd, 2018, which is now the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. Many, but not all, government agencies have been affected, causing federal employees to either be furloughed or to work without pay, national parks to close and affordable housing funding has come to a halt, among other effects.

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Which U.S. Cities Have the Most Women Breadwinners?

Men typically outearn women, with women making roughly 82 cents for every dollar a man earns, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The reasons for this are highly debated, though evidence tends to point to lack of female representation in higher-paying jobs and a persistent gender wage gap. However, there are instances in which women make more than their significant others. A report by LendingTree lists the top cities where women tend to outearn their partners.

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