The Goldie Initiative is pleased to announce its incoming cohort of Goldie Scholars for the 2017-18 academic year. The Goldie Initiative was founded by Goldie B. Wolfe Miller, a renowned commercial real estate broker and entrepreneur. Its mission is to prepare women for senior leadership roles in all sectors of CRE. The Goldie Initiative does this by providing scholarship support for graduate study, executive mentorship, leadership development programming, and networking opportunities for women with high potential who are committed to becoming leaders in the real estate industry.
The Goldie Initiative offers a prestigious leadership program designed to develop the next generation of women executives in the commercial real estate (CRE) industry. Goldie Scholars are women pursuing graduate-level studies in business with a focus on real estate. The types of degrees our graduates earn include but are not limited to Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and Masters of Science in Real Estate (MSRE). Founded in 2007, The Goldie Initiative has assisted over 60 scholars at Roosevelt University’s Marshall Bennett Institute of Real Estate, DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the James A. Graaskamp Center for Real Estate at The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business.
The 2017-18 Scholar cohort received the most applications on record since the organization became an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit. Selected scholars include students new to The Goldie Initiative as well as renewing scholars, who are returning to the program while they are still pursuing graduate students.
The 2017-18 Scholar Cohort of The Goldie Initiative includes the following individuals; more information about their professional experiences can be found via LinkedIn.
University of Chicago Scholars:
DePaul University Scholars:
Kristin Bush (renewing)
Northwestern University Scholars:
Katrina Malone (renewing)
Roosevelt University Scholars:
Rose McKeon (renewing)
Monae Redmond (renewing)
University of Wisconsin Scholars:
For more information about The Goldie Initiative, which will be celebrating its 10th anniversary at a Gala event on 9/14, please contact Megan Abraham, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-883-9952. Our website is www.gbwmi.org.
New Scholars in center from L to R:
Linda Kanoski, Thea Button, Shreya Singh, Ann Fortner and Victoria Michael
The photo was taken at a “Cocktails and Connections” event held on 8/16/17 at the Virgin Chicago Hotel. The event gathered new scholars, renewing scholars, alumnae, mentors, board members, and staff from The Goldie Initiative.