"On January 8, 2018, the Villa Park Village Board expressed its appreciation to those who generously contributed to the development and construction of The Great Western Trail Head. Each of the honorees received a plaque for their contributions (see photo)."
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The Goldie Initiative is proud to announce that Kelsey Cleland has joined the team as its new Program Assistant starting January 2018. Kelsey serves as the point person for the Goldie Scholars and Alumnae Program, as well as assisting with recruitment events, the Leadership Development series, social media, among many other things.
Kelsey grew up in Chicago and is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Madison, earning a BA in Strategic Communications and Radio, TV & Film. Prior to joining The Goldie Initiative, Kelsey was an Assistant Account Executive at Jacobs Agency where she gained experience in client and project management, strategic planning and product marketing.
"We are so thrilled to have Kelsey on board," said Megan Abraham, Executive Director of The Goldie Initiative. "I am sure great things are in store for Kelsey’s growth as a professional and for The Goldie Initiative’s growth as organization."
In her new role, Kelsey is excited to learn about the non-profit industry and find creative ways to help elevate women in commercial real estate. More information on Kelsey's background is located on her LinkedIn page, and she can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"This year’s Commercial Caffeinated Networking Breakfast was perhaps the touchstone event for commercial attendees. Accompanying the eggs, coffee, and networking were speakers bringing thought-provoking looks at the notions of “conscious capitalism,” industry gender balance, and diversity. Sponsored in part by RE/MAX Commercial, the breakfast featured industry thought leaders Goldie B. Wolfe Miller of The Goldie Initiative and Kevin Maggiacomo of SVN International."
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"The ULI Foundation and ULI Chicago are pleased to announce the FY18 Jeffrey Kahan Fellows, Julie Heigel, Vice President, Pearlmark Real Estate and Brittani Sanders, Director, Multi-Family, CRG Real Estate Solutions.
The Fellows will participate as Full Members in ULI for the coming year as well as join a national Product Council at both the ULI Fall and Spring Meetings. In addition, they have been paired with a Council mentor who will act as a resource to expand their Council experience."
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On Thursday, September 14, 2017, hundreds of commercial real estate professionals from across Chicagoland gathered for a first of its kind Networking Event in celebration of The Goldie Initiative's 10th Anniversary. Goldie Scholar, Charlotte Du, of The University of Wisconsin - Madison, James A. Grasskamp Center for Real Estate MBA program, has shared her unique experience of the "inspiring and spectacular evening". Read Charlotte's full account of the evening here.
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"Last Thursday, September 14th, Epstein’s senior project architect, Linda Kanoski, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, became a ‘Goldie Scholar’ when she received a scholarship from The Goldie Initiative to help pursue her graduate degree. The Goldie Initiative is dedicated to redefining the commercial real estate (CRE) industry by elevating and advancing the careers of women with high potential. Since 2007, The Goldie Initiative has created a professional community of dozens of women with extraordinary academic and leadership potential to become Goldie Scholars.’"
Read Epstein's full blog post here.
Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management recognizes Goldie Scholars Nora Boneham, Katrina Malone and Marissa Rose in their newsletter Real Return. See the full article here.
Chuck Sudo of Bisnow Chicago interviews Ms. Wolfe Miller on the history, inspiration and the past 10 years of The Goldie Initiative.
"Goldie Wolfe Miller was a unicorn when she began her commercial real estate career with Rubloff in 1972. Women were a rarity in the industry, and particularly where Miller started her career as an office leasing agent."
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