Just Released: NAWRB Magazine sheCENTER(FOLD) Dr. Chitra Dorai Former IBM Fellow


Desirée Patno is the CEO and President of Women in the Housing and Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB) and Desirée Patno Enterprises, Inc. (DPE). With almost three decades specializing in the Housing and Real Estate Ecosystem, she leads her executive team’s expertise of championing women’s economic growth and independence.

Women in the Housing & Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB) is excited to announce the release of NAWRB Magazine Volume 7, Issue 2, The Strength of Business Ownership, featuring sheCENTER(FOLD) Dr. Chitra Dorai, an AI Visionary, Former IBM Fellow, Master Inventor, VP of CTO Cognitive Services, Member of IBM Industry Academy & Academy of Technology, and co-inventor of more than 45 patents. Come hear Dr. Chitra Dorai’s presentation on Technology Human Balance ™ as part of our new SHETalk series at the 2018 NAWRB 5th Annual Conference, “Year of Women,” July 29th – 31st in Chicago, IL at The Standard Club.

From the 30th anniversary of the H.R. 5050 Women’s Business Ownership Act, a pivotal legislation that paved the path for more women entrepreneurs by eliminating the requirement of a male signature on a loan, to the creative ways technology is improving alternative access to capital for women business owners, this issue provides you resources and knowledge for success.

In an exclusive interview with NAWRB, Dr. Chitra Dorai shares her journey from her childhood in India to her phenomenal success, including being awarded IBM’s highest honor and helping thousands of homeowners through the financial crisis. Dr. Chitra Dorai is a brilliant mind and innovator, but readers will also discover her youthful, infectious spirit.

We highlight key legislation that has provided women the means for economic growth and independence and offer extensive coverage of present policy that will affect women professionals, housing, and low-income communities, including California’s SB 826 Women on Boards bill, the Investing in Opportunity Act, and a response to the United States Forest Service’s NEPA Proposed Rulemaking. 

Read the full issue here.

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