Category Archives: Women’s Leadership Initiative

WLI’s Boardroom After Dark 2018-2019

Please email Julie Luu at julie.luu@uli.org to receive an application. ULI San Francisco’s Boardroom After Dark dinner series continues into its fourth season!  We invite you to get up-close-and-personal with some of the most dynamic and engaging real estate and land use leaders who are making things happen in the San Francisco Bay Area. Join these leaders for an intimate dinner with only eleven other ULI members. This event is open to both men and women! Dinners are held between 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in a private dining room at … Read More

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The Bottom Line Imperative (Women’s Leadership Initiative)

The following post is a recap of WLI’s event, Human Resources Roundtable – The Bottom Line Imperative, June 18, 2018 In the wake of the #MeToo Movement and recent reports like those from the LeanIn Institute and McKinsey & Company being released, social awareness of the gender and diversity gap within leadership has come to the forefront of our daily interactions and news outlets. How do we start to tackle these issues within an organization? What are the various initiatives within real estate and tech that are driving hiring and … Read More

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ULI Tours the Public Market in Emeryville

Known for its food hall, eclectic mix of tenants and historic buildings, the Public Market in Emeryville is among the most recognizable destinations in the Bay Area. A multi-year redevelopment project with one to two years of construction remaining, the 14-acre project contains 300,000+ square feet of shopping, restaurants, entertainment, offices, and residential space, and also includes anchor grocery tenant New Seasons Market. On Wednesday, May 17th, ULI held an event in a retail shell space at Public Market highlighting this unique project and the people who have been involved … Read More

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Boardroom After Dark 2017

Boardroom After Dark 2017

ULI San Francisco’s Boardroom After Dark dinner series continues into its third season!  We invite you to get up-close-and-personal with some of the most dynamic and engaging real estate and land use leaders who are making things happen in the San Francisco Bay Area. Join these leaders for an intimate dinner with only eleven other ULI members! Dinners are held between 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in a private dining room at Il Fornaio, 1265 Battery Street.  This season’s dinners are scheduled for: July 11           … Read More

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Recruit and Retain: How to Create a Successful Real Estate Start-Up

WLI Recruit Retain or Die

In the Bay Area, when one hears the term “start-up,” there tends to be an automatic association with tech. However, this term has not always been wedded to a single industry. As innovation gets tied tighter and tighter with tech, how does Bay Area’s real estate industry maintain its entrepreneurial spirit and recruit teams built for success? A crowd of 40 had the opportunity to join a conversation between our moderator and four panelists, each bringing a different perspective on how to build and maintain teams. Elizabeth Kauchak, Vice President … Read More

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How to Succeed in Real Estate: Dinner with Connie Moore

Connie Moore, Boardroom After Dark

ULI San Francisco was excited to have Connie Moore as a guest at Boardroom After Dark on October 11, 2016. Ms. Moore has more than 40 years of experience in the real estate industry, and mostly recently served as the President and Chief Executive Officer for BRE until the completion of the merger with Essex Property Trust in 2014.  Ms. Moore currently sits on the board of several public, private and non-profit companies, as well as multiple educational institutions. Boardroom After Dark allows for ULI members to get to know … Read More

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Event Recap: Oakland’s Development Through Rachel Flynn’s Eyes

ULI San Francisco was honored to welcome Rachel Flynn, Director of the Planning and Building Department in Oakland, to commence the 3rd annual Boardroom After Dark series on July 12, 2016. Boardroom After Dark brings together a small group of ULI members for an intimate dinner with some of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most influential real estate industry professionals and leaders. ULI members enjoyed getting to know Ms. Flynn in an informal setting—learning about her path to the planning department in Oakland, which grew from her training and early … Read More

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New WLI Study: Women in Leadership in the Real Estate and Land Use Industry

The Women’s Leadership Initiative released its first comprehensive research study entitled Women in Leadership in the Real Estate and Land Use Industry. WLI wanted to fill a void in existing research on women in the workplace, which has until now primarily analyzed employees of Fortune 500 companies and has not looked at the nuances in real estate specifically. Read the full report at womenincre.uli.org  

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ULI San Francisco Announces Local WLI Scholarship Winners

ULIsf is pleased to announce the recipients of the WLI Fall Meeting Scholarship. Eight outstanding women who have shown leadership within ULIsf will receive complimentary registration and be matched with a local mentor and WLI Ambassador. Funded by the ULIsf District Council, the scholarships complement the ten that were awarded by WLI Global. The WLI scholarships were offered to promote the participation of San Francisco women at the Fall Meeting and to raise the visibility and number of women leaders in ULI and the real estate industry. Meet our scholarship … Read More

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ULIsf & WLI Announce Fall Meeting Scholarships

Interested in receiving complimentary registration to the 2015 Fall Meeting? ULI women members (Full, Associate and Young Leader) who are active in ULI San Francisco are encouraged to apply for a 2015 Fall Meeting WLI San Francisco District Council Scholarship. Ten scholarships will be awarded to applicants who have a minimum of five years’ experience in the real estate or land use industries and have shown leadership roles within ULI San Francisco or on a global level. ULI San Francisco intends to award five of the ten scholarships to ULI … Read More

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