"On Saturday April 21st, close to 140 women from across the University of Chicago gathered in Ida Noyes Hall for the first annual Elevate Conference. The conference, organized by a group of five students across the University of Chicago and Northwestern, was established to bring together collegiate women passionate about creating meaningful change in their communities.
The morning remarks by Jarrett were followed by a panel discussion between Anna Valencia, City Clerk of Chicago, and Goldie B. Wolfe Miller, one of the country’s top commercial real estate brokers. Halleemah Nash, a renowned leader in sports philanthropy, moderated the conversation. The three female pioneers spoke about influence, with a poignant take-away that “compassionate leadership is not weak”.
Read the full article here: http://www.chibus.com/news/2018/5/16/elevate-conference-aims-to-turn-activism-into-action-at-the-university-of-chicago
First Year in Real Estate: So Far, So Great
Two weeks ago on a warm sunny afternoon, my fellow MBA colleagues and I were at the 2018 Graaskamp Center Spring Board Conference at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Chicago. While I was just turning around from looking at the beautiful lakeview outside of the conference room, I saw Goldie walked in. Goldie B. Wolfe Miller, once the head of the largest woman-owned commercial real estate firm, is a legend still active in the Chicago real estate industry. As a student proud to be receiving a scholarship award from the Goldie Initiative, I congratulated her on joining the Graaskamp center board and excitedly shared all the things I have learned over the last year. Goldie smiled and told me she wasn’t surprised at all, “You are studying at the Harvard of real estate.”