Women entrepreneurs have notoriously faced hardships in gaining access to capital, from lack of information and resources and local and state government assistance, to facing cultural biases from investors. Without adequate capital, women cannot make their creative ideas a reality, nor can they afford to maintain the businesses that provide jobs for a significant portion of the population. According to U.S. Census Bureau data, women own 36 percent of privately-held businesses and contribute $3 trillion to the economy due to job creation—creating 16 percent of jobs in the nation.
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Industry experts were worried about a possible recession even before the advent of the COVID-19 crisis, and these discussions took place during the 2019 NAWRB Conference. Watch the newly released video featuring Moderator Desiree Patno, CEO & President of NAWRB, Advisor of Amicus Brain, Chairman of NDILC; and CSO of Zulu Time; Marina B. Walsh, Vice President of Industry Analytics, Research and Economics, at Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA); and Brian De Lucia, Managing Partner at Arrivato LLC, as they discuss how industries in the housing and real estate ecosystem can achieve social impact through data analytics, and other factors that could have contributed to today’s recession.
Watch a never-before-seen video of the “Family Office” panel at the 2019 NAWRB Conference. Panelists Wendy Craft, Chief of Staff at Fulcrum Equities, LLC; Cynthia French Blanchard, President of Anthem Vault, Inc., AnthemGold, Inc., and Hercules, SEZC; Cindy Brittain, International Private Client Tax Partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP; and Brian DeLucia, Managing Partner of Arrivato LLC, discussed the latest developments and trends in Family Offices, including intergenerational wealth transfer and tax issues. Watch the video below!
On April 11th, 2018, potential homebuyers and real estate professionals gathered at the Roam Perimeter Center in Atlanta, Georgia to attend NAWRB Women’s Homeownership: Pathway to Economic Growth & Wealth event. Attendees received invaluable information about how to serve their female clients and the best approaches for a sustainable brokerage. Read more for highlights from the event.