Category Archives: Women’s Leadership Initiative

WLI & Molly Meyer Discuss the Impact of Green Roof Technology on Urban Infrastructure at the 3rd Breakthrough Series Event

ULI Chicago’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) held its third Breakthrough Series event honoring Molly Meyer, CEO and Founder, Omni Ecosystems. Guests were treated to a bird’s eye view of representative projects, courtesy of Omni’s in-house drone pilot, while Molly described combining her rigorous academic background with real-world carpentry experience to implement her vision for accessible and active urban green space.  Following the presentation, and a passing rainstorm, guests were able to view Molly’s work first-hand at Omni’s industrial loft penthouse and green roof. Molly described creating a vertically integrated multi-disciplinary … Read More

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WLI Launches Breakthrough Series

ULI Chicago’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) created a new program series called the “WLI Breakthrough Series”.  The Series was established to highlight the accomplishments of women in the Chicago CRE market, while facilitating meaningful discussions and networking opportunities, both with the guest speaker as well as other event attendees. The launch of the WLI Breakthrough Series took place last November and featured guest speaker, Laura Hines, Director, Hines.  Laura spoke about her successful projects, specifically the development of Chicago’s new River Point, which is where the event took place, as … Read More

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Meeting Summary: Leadership in the Changing Real Estate Environment

This is a summary of the May 17, 2016 meeting of the ULI Chicago Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) and the Goldie B. Wolfe Miller Women Leaders in Real Estate Initiative. Those who gathered at The Langham Chicago heard a panel of leading women in the industry discuss the influences that have shaped their professional development as well as a variety of other topics of interest to current and next-generation leaders. The moderator for the session was Pam Boneham, Managing Director Central Region, Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers. Panelists were Lynn Carlton, … Read More

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ULI Chicago Kicks Off Women’s Leadership Initiative

The Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI), established by ULI, has officially launched locally within the Chicago District Council.  Its core mission is to raise the visibility and number of women leaders in ULI and the real estate industry.  WLI will achieve this mission by organizing events and programs that will:  promote the advancement of women, throughout their careers, as leaders in the real estate industry; increase the number of women who serve in leadership positions in the real estate industry and in ULI; increase the visibility of women leaders in the … Read More

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Goldie B. Wolfe Miller Women Leaders in Real Estate Initiative Supports Newly Launched ULI Chicago WLI

ULI CHICAGO PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact Cynthia McSherry, Executive Director, ULI Chicago, 773-549-4972 Goldie B. Wolfe Miller Women Leaders in Real Estate Initiative (GBWM Initiative) Supports Newly Launched Urban Land Institute Chicago Women’s Leadership Initiative CHICAGO (January 22, 2015)  ULI Full member, Goldie B. Wolfe Miller, founder of the Goldie B. Wolfe Miller Women Leaders in Real Estate Initiative (GBWM Initiative), announced support of the Urban Land Institute Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) to promote ULI membership for all current GBWM scholars and alumnae … Read More

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