The CREW Charlotte Outreach Award honors the member who influences the success of the commercial real estate industry by "reaching out" and promoting CREW Charlotte through education, mentorship and/or participation at the CREW Network
Closing the 23.3 percent gender pay gap in commercial real estate will not only advance women, but also benefit business and strengthen the industry, according to CREW Network
's latest industry research white paper.
The holiday spirit must have been in full effect as the organization was able to make meaningful donations to Dress for Success Indianapolis, Prevail, and The CREW Network
Beddard is the youngest CREW Network
president, but serving in CREW leadership positions is nothing new for her.
CREW NJ is the state chapter of the national CREW Network
, a non-profit organization comprised of nearly 9,000 members representing every discipline within commercial real estate, spread across 70 North American chapters.
Such strategies might involve networking at diversity-centric organizations' events; affiliating with industry specific associations like the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM), CCIM Institute and CREW Network
that have their own diversity initiatives, as well as affiliating with non-industry groups like a local chamber of commerce or young professional group; and looking to more diverse industries outside of real estate management that have employees with transferable skills or similar core competencies.
Commercial Real Estate: 2010 is a follow-up to the first-ever in-depth look at the status of men and women in commercial real estate, which the CREW Network
conducted in 2005.
CREW Foundation, the philanthropic arm of CREW Network
, offers a program called "CREW Careers: Building Opportunities," which is presented to local girls' groups nationwide.
In 1999, she also joined CREW Network
. Less than 10 years later, she serves as its 2008 president, the first appraiser to do so.
Paul Foy, chief executive of Crew Network
, said he feared a price increase in Ireland's heroin trade.
CREW Charlotte is a chapter of CREW Network
(www.crewnetwork.org), whose mission is to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by advancing the achievements of women.