Glassdoor Lists Best Places to Work in 2019

Glassdoor.com, a well-known job and recruitment website with company reviews, recently released their list of the top best places to work in 2019. The winners were chosen from a comprehensive analysis of company reviews and rating for quantity, quality and consistency, creating results that truly reflect the opinions of employees based on their experiences. In addition, to the list of the top companies in the United States and Canada, the website also breaks down the list by country, city and company size.

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NAWRB sheCall: Bitcoin & Blockchain —Where it Fits Into the Housing Ecosystem

Mark your calendars for our next sheCall on Wednesday, Dec. 19th, 2018, at 8:30- 9:30 AM PST. Debbie Hoffman, CEO and Co-Founder of Symmetry Blockchain Advisors, and The Visionary Leading Lady of the 2018 NAWRB Roaring Thirty Awards, will be featured and interviewed on our NAWRB sheCall: Bitcoin & Blockchain— Where It Fits Into the Housing Ecosystem. To listen, call in at 949-209-6642, and don’t forget to RSVP by emailing info@nawrb.com.

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NAWRB: Bringing Communities & Industries Together for Greater Social Impact

About NAWRB

Women in the Housing & Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB) is a leading voice for women focused on advancing gender equality, raising the utilization of women-owned businesses and providing women the tools for economic security, stability and sanctuary. We provide one of the most thorough resources for women in the industry, covering a wide-range of topics and issues affecting women in the housing ecosystem from poverty and homeownership to C-suite opportunities and family offices.

Leveling the playing field with knowledge

We are all about the social impact and keeping both consumers and professionals in business and sustainable. From natural disasters, elder financial abuse, small business sustainability, technology human balance®, gender equality, access to capital and opportunity zones we are driving the resources of connectivity within the housing and real estate ecosystem.

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NAWRB sheCall: Profile of Single Female Buyers & Sellers on Dec. 12th

Join us for our next sheCall on Wednesday, Dec. 12th, 2018, at 8:30- 9:30 AM PST. Jessica Lautz, Director, Demographics & Behavioral Insights at National Association of REALTORS, will be featured and interviewed on our NAWRB sheCall: Profile of Single Female Buyers & Sellers. To listen, call in at 949-209-6642, and don’t forget to RSVP by emailing info@nawrb.com.

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NAWRB to Discuss Opportunity Zones at DC Finance’s Real Estate Family Office Meeting

NAWRB will attend DC Finance’s Real Estate Family Office Meetings: Opportunity Zones on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 in New York City. Desiree Patno, CEO & President of NAWRB, and Chair of the event, will host a fireside chat with Chelsea Amelia Cruz, Associate Director of Community Development Finance at Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and John Cochrane, Senior Associate at the U.S. Impact Investing Alliance. She will also interview Karen Przypyszny, Managing Director of Special Initiatives at The National Equity Fund. NAWRB will seek eligible participants to join us in commenting on the recent proposed regulations for the Opportunity Zone tax incentive.

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U.S. Census Bureau Releases Income and Poverty Estimates for States & Counties

The U.S. Census Bureau has recently released their findings on income and poverty estimates for the nation’s states, counties and school districts in the new Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) report. Key findings for the year 2017 are that 11.3 percent of counties had a statistically significant increase in median household income compared to 2007, while 7.5 percent had a decreased in that same time period.

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OCC Proclaims Dec. 5th as National Day of Mourning for President George H. W. Bush

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) released a proclamation to national banks allowing them, under federal law, to close their offices on December 5th, 2018, at their discretion, in any state where the governor has declared a legal holiday honoring the National Day of Mourning for President George H. W. Bush.

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NAWRB to Attend DC Finance’s Florida Family Office & Wealth Management Conference

DC Finance is hosting its annual Florida Family Office and Wealth Management Conference tomorrow, December 4th, in Miami Beach, Florida. Over 150 of the top high net worth individuals and family office executives will be in attendance, allowing attendees the opportunity  to interact with the region’s select group of senior investment executives from affluent family offices with delegates including family members responsible for managing family assets, legal issues, and private matters.

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Michelle W. Bowman Appointed to the Federal Reserve System’s Board of Governors

This Monday, Michelle W. Bowman was sworn in and took oath as a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Bowman was nominated by President Donald Trump in April for an unexpired term as a Board member, and was confirmed by the Senate on November 15th, 2018.

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Facebook Invests $1 Million in Computer Science Program for Women & Minorities

Facebook has recently invested $1 million in CodePath.org, an organization that teaches computer science to women and minorities in universities across the nation. This investment is projected to help the organization quadruple the number of students accepted each semester in the program. Facebook hopes that this will help the underrepresentation of minority groups in computer science by giving minorities a chance to be more competitive candidates in the industry.

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