Know the Rules of the GameⓇ Podcast: New Episode Every Wed., 8 AM PST

Know the Rules of the GameⓇ Podcast is releasing new episodes each week at https://www.nawrb.com/podcast/, iTunes and Youtube! These podcasts feature invigorating and open discussions with key executive leaders and experts on recent trends and developments in the housing and real estate ecosystem. Don’t miss these captivating discussions with your host Desiree Patno, CEO & President of Women in the Housing & Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB).

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NDILC Women Leadership Principle #6: Speak Out with Chairwoman Desiree Patno

NAWRB’s Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council (NDILC) recently introduced their Ten Women Leadership Principles, which they collectively created to help women in the workforce become more effective leaders at any stage of their careers, and empower other women to reach their full potential. This is a universal guide for all levels of leadership, and any woman can benefit from applying them. This week, NDILC presents the sixth principle, “Speak Out,” shared with a personal story by NDILC Chairwoman Desiree Patno, CEO & President of NAWRB. 

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Women in Real Estate: Leading the Charge Toward Equal Access and a Level Playing Field

Desirée Patno has led women toward leadership and success throughout her three-decade career. As president and CEO of Desirée Patno, Inc. and founder of Women in the Housing & Real Estate Ecosystem (NAWRB), Patno leads the charge toward equal access for women and a level playing field for all.

“We have to look at this not as a feminist movement, or something in which there are too many movements because it becomes a ‘kitchen sink’ kind of thing, but more of an equal access thing,” says Patno. “It doesn’t matter if you’re a woman, if you’re a person of color, if you’re a Caucasian man, as long as we all have access to equality so that the best person gets the best job. This way, we will be able to achieve a better equilibrium.”

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