Know the Rules of the Game® for Empowerment with Hyepin Im

An all new episode of Know the Rules of the Game podcast is now live! Tune in as NAWRB’s CEO & President, Desirée Patno, interviews Hyepin Im, President & CEO of Faith and Community Empowerment (FACE) on all things empowerment in honor of National Mentoring Month.

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Forbes’s List of America’s Best Employers for Diversity

Forbes just released their 2020 list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity, a result of an ongoing partnership with market research firm Statista. This year marks their third annual list after releasing their first list back in 2018. This ranking was compiled by surveying 60,000 American workers at businesses with at least 1,000 employees. Read more to find out which companies ranked highest in terms of diversity.

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MLK Day 2020: National Day of Service

Today Americans observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday occurring every third Monday in January, in honor of the life and achievements of a leading figure in the Civil Rights Movement almost three decades ago. This marks the 91st anniversary of his birth, which was on January 15th, 1929, as well as the 25th anniversary of the national day of service celebrating the Civil Rights leader’s life and legacy.

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Know the Rules of the Game® for Homeownership with Angie Weeks

Welcome to the very first episode of the Know the Rules of the Game® Podcast, hosted by Desiree Patno, CEO of Women in the Housing & Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB)! Her first guest is Angie Weeks, a broker at Metro Estates, NAWRB Certified Delegate Spokeswoman and creator of 2020 Homeownership Day at Chapman University, who joins Desiree Patno to discuss the value add of homeownership.

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Join NAWRB at the OC Home Fair at Chapman University on Jan. 18th!

If you are looking to buy or sell a home or investment property, you don’t want to miss the 8th Annual OC Home Fair on January 18t, 2020 at Chapman University from 10 AM to 12:45 PM, PST. Attendees will have access to a variety of free educational classes from industry experts, including Desiree Patno, CEO & President of NAWRB, and NAWRB Certified Delegate Angie Weeks, Realtor, First Time Buyer & Move Up Specialist.

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Jovita Carranza Sworn in as 26th SBA Administrator for Second Tenure

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced that Jovita Carranza has been sworn in as the 26th Administrator of the SBA. This is Administrator Carranza’s second tenure at the SBA as she previously served in the George W. Bush Administration as Deputy Administrator from 2006-2009. The Trump administration nominated Administrator Carranza to lead the SBA while she was serving as the 44th Treasurer of the United States, and she was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in an impressive bipartisan vote of 88-5.

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Just Released: NAWRB Magazine, Volume 8, Issue 3, sheCENTER(FOLD) Dr. Alexis Crow

Women in the Housing & Real Estate System (NAWRB) is pleased to announce the release of NAWRB Magazine Volume 8, Issue 3, Success of Women-Owned Businesses, introduces a newly revised Table of Content categories, including: Access to Capital; Real Estate; Profile; Diversity, Equality & Inclusion; Government; SHECenterfold; Business Ownership; Technology; Media; Aging Population; and Quality of Living!

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How to Win in the New Decade: NDILC Member Tami Bonnell to Take the Main Stage at Inman Connect

NAWRB is proud to announce that NAWRB Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council (NDILC) Member Tami Bonnell will be a key speaker at the Inman News Connect 2020 Conference in New York City on January 28-31, 2020! “How to Win in the New Decade”is the hot topic of conversation around every real and virtual water cooler in North America, and Tami is one of three top real estate industry CEOs who will tackle this challenge at the event. 

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Best States to Raise a Family in 2020

When making the decision to raise a family, some households decide to move to another state for higher-paying career opportunities, quality education, affordable housing, and other factors that are important for a better quality of life. WalletHub recently released a report titled “2020’s Best & Worst States to Raise a Family” to help families pick the best location for their exciting new transition into the next stage of life. 

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Technology Tools to Help Older Population with Alzheimer’s Disease

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.8 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, and this number is projected to increase to 14 million by 2050. Of this number, 13.8 million people will be age 65 years and older, making it difficult for medical breakthroughs to slow or cure the disease for existing conditions.

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