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Speaker, "Is Talking About the Glass Ceiling a Help or a Hindrance to Breaking It?" WLI

September 19, 2019 at 6:00pm7:30pm

Is Talking About the Glass Ceiling a Help or a Hindrance to Breaking It?

This discussion will revolve around where women are now in the commercial real estate industry in terms of achieving equality and whether talking about gender equality issues, and using terms like “Glass Ceiling,” is a help or a hindrance in achieving our goals.

Conversation leaders:

Wendy White is a lawyer and the Chair of the Real Estate Transactions group in Goulston & Storrs’ Washington, D.C. office. She counsels clients on joint ventures, development, acquisitions, dispositions and financings of commercial properties. She serves on a number of boards and is the Co-Chair of the WLI Steering Committee in DC this year.

Liz Wainger is the Founder and President of The Wainger Group, where she has served at the side of executives at Fortune 500s, nonprofits, start-ups and government agencies, offering creative communications strategies that illuminate value, build revenue and reputations, and break down internal silos. As a Certified Professional Facilitator, she is part of an elite group of professionals, highly educated and certified to be skilled at creating workshops and group processes that get to the heart of the matter, foster alignment, build consensus, and derive solutions to complex challenges. A prolific writer, she is the author of 2018 book, Prism of Value®: Connect, Convince and Influence When It Matters Most. Liz serves on the WLI Steering Committee in DC this year.