Changing the Game: Mentoring & Sponsoring the Next Generation of Women in Real Estate
Date & Time
Thursday, July 11, 2019, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
In this community-building exercise, a panel of CRE leaders will share strategies for mentoring & sponsoring young women in real estate. Attendees will then break into groups to discuss topics in mentorship and sponsorship. After a 20 minutes of discussion and collaboration, panelists will invite representatives from each group to the stage to review their strategies and share their findings.
Topics discussed will include:
  • Mentorship vs Sponsorship - how they complement each other & how to pay them forward
  • How established leaders choose which young professionals to mentor and sponsor - strategies for mentorship
  • How building relationships helps professional growth
  • Overcoming career roadblocks and how to navigate around bias
  • Resources to finding a mentor or sponsor within your organization
Karen CasePresident, US Commercial Real Estate, CIBC
Kristen Croxton, Senior Vice President, Originations, Capital One Multifamily Finance
Cherilyn MegillChief Marketing Officer & Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Phillips Edison & Company
Hilary ProvinseExecutive Vice President & Head of Mortgage Banking, Berkadia