Elevating Extraordinary Women Leaders. Advancing the Commercial Real Estate Industry.
INSPIRE THE NEXT GENERATION OF WOMEN LEADERS
The Goldie Initiative is dedicated to redefining the commercial real estate 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. Our unique strategy of scholarship, mentoring, networking, and professional development cultivates talented women into future leaders.
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HOW DO WE ELEVATE & ADVANCE?
In today’s business and political climate, our mission to prepare women for senior leadership roles in all sectors of commercial real estate is more important than ever. Our program provides: Connections: Goldie Scholars and alumnae participate in networking opportunities with some of the most powerful and influential role models in the industry, including Goldie B. Wolfe Miller, a renowned commercial real estate entrepreneur. Career advancement: we supply the CRE industry with an increasingly qualified pool of women leaders, who will help increase their companies’ bottom lines and transform senior management profiles. Educational opportunity: each woman receives a personalized and comprehensive value-add while pursuing her graduate degree, a two-year package which includes a scholarship, a CRE executive mentor, and access to networking opportunities and professional development.
WHY DO WE DO THIS?
There is a positive correlation between the proportion of women in leadership and profitability.
Women leadership has been shown to increase innovation.
Retaining highly-qualified women in the corporate workplace is profitable and smart.
It's a life-changing experience for Goldie Scholars.