Host educational panels, keynote speakers and tours of recent developments, highlighting women in the real estate industry and their projects. Also, Programming host several annual events focused on career development as part of our “Summer School” series including the marquee event “Learning from Leaders” every September.
Host networking breakfasts, dinners and cocktail gatherings throughout the year. These events promote relationship building with women across the real estate industry. In 2017, some of our Connections events included a joint happy hour with CREFC Women, a farm to table dinner at the North Brooklyn Farms and a holiday breakfast at the Four Seasons Private Residences
Run point on initiatives to integrate new members into the WLI NY community and recruit prospective members. New ULI members are matched with seasoned members at WLI events.
Coordinate with local New York colleges and universities to educate and recruit women to the real estate industry by various events and programs and through liaising with local higher education institutions.
Runs point on the ULI New York Alice Connell WLI Scholarship, where each year two young women who have contributed significantly to the ULI NY District Council are awarded a full scholarship to attend the ULI Fall Meeting and are reimbursed for up to $1,000.00 of travel and hotel expenses. To fund this scholarship, the ladies of WLI hold an annual charity fundraiser and donation drive.