Newsletter: 2017 Best Cities for Women in Tech – Who is the Most Influential Woman in Your Life?

2017 Best Cities for Women in Tech

Utilizing four metrics, the gender pay gap in tech, income after housing costs, women as a percentage of the tech workforce and four-year tech employment growth, SmartAsset recently analyzed 59 of the largest American cities to determine the best for women in tech.

Focusing on data from women and men working in computer and mathematical positions, the financial technology firm’s report reveals that there are new up-and-coming cities in the tech game challenging the prevalence of powerhouses like Silicon Valley.

Who is the Most Influential Woman in Your Life?

In honor of Women’s History Month, we went around NAWRB headquarters and asked some of our team who the most influential woman in their life is. From mothers to idols and peers, the NAWRB team provided some powerful responses about the incredible women in their lives.

NAWRB Roaring Thirty Award Nominations!

The NAWRB Roaring Thirty Awards honor the women leaders in the housing ecosystem making a difference with a seat at the table for women. These are trailblazers succeeding through unprecedented obstacles and demonstrating women’s power as influencers in business.

In the News!

SBA Administrator Announces National Small Business Week Awardees

SBA Administrator Linda McMahon announced the 2017 National Small Business Week awardees for 16 different categories ranging from exporting, outreach, disaster recovery to manufacturing and research and development.

Americans Widely Support Paid Family and Medical Leave, but Differ Over Specific Policies

A new study conducted by Pew Research Center finds that Americans largely support paid leave, and most supporters say employers, rather than the federal or state government, should cover the costs.

NAWRB sheCalls

NAWRB sheCalls provide industry updates, training and access to important resources for women in housing. Call in to find out what you’ve been missing!

Marcia Wieder, CEO & Founder of Dream University

Marcia Wieder, CEO & Founder of Dream University & Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author of DREAM: Clarify & Create What you Want, will be discussing the three powerful yet simple steps to dream bigger, live healthier lives, and design the next phase of your life.


NAWRB’s role at the forefront of the diversity and inclusion (D&I) movement is driven by our expertise, unrelenting dedication and innovation. Align yourself with a leader not only navigating the ship, but helping map the journey.

Upcoming Events

If an event involves women’s equality and supporting the women’s movement, NAWRB strives to be there. Join us to take part in making a better tomorrow!

March 26-29: National Technology In Mortgage Banking Conference & Expo

This MBA conference addresses emerging technologies, the impact of new regulations, vendor solutions, and allows attendees to connect with vendors, industry experts and peers.

March 30: A Conversation with Dynamic Women in Real Estate & Business

Great networking for domestic and international realtors., mortgage brokers, contractors, business owners and business professionals.
April 2: Women’s Professional Growth and Homeownership

We are growing our platform of Women’s Nonpartisan Coalition of Economic Growth. This event will provide business owners with guiding principles for long-term success and address actionable strategies needed to increase women’s homeownership.

April 2-4: 15th Annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration & Conference

Join Desiree Patno, NAWRB’s CEO and president as she speaks on “The Impact of Real Estate Decisions on Your Bottom Line” from 3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

July 16-18: NAWRB 4th Annual Conference, Women’s Collaboration for the FutureThe NAWRB Annual Conference will highlight actionable solutions to increase women’s gender equality in the American workplace. The only way to beat the competition tomorrow is by preparing today. Register to take your business to new heights!

TBD: NAWRB and the LA Sparks

This year, NAWRB will host monthly trips to see the LA Sparks! We will provide tickets, transport and food for up to eight people, at minimal cost. Organizations passionate about the women’s movement and helping their community are invited to join us in supporting female athletes and gender equality when the season tips off this May. To schedule an LA Sparks trip with NAWRB, call us at 949-559-9800 or email