A Vision for Gender Equality in Real Estate in the UK

By Maria Wiedner ¦ 07-08-2018 Overview Setting the Scene: Women as Economic Powerhouses The importance of this vision can best be understood through an appreciation of the role played by women in the wider economy and in particular their contribution as an economic force for good (a ‘disruptor’). For example, by improving female economic empowerment,…

Real Estate Women go to Madrid

By Maria Wiedner ¦22-05-2018 The inspiring entrepreneur Natasha Stromberg once wrote in one of her LinkedIn posts: “Leaders are those who jump in front” and she tagged me. And so I did! Here is a blog about my ‘jumping in front’ with Real Estate Women in Madrid on 12th April 2018. The idea for an event in…

REWOMEN at MIPIM 2018

By Anouk Khan ¦22-03-2018 The French Riviera generally associated with haute couture was transformed overnight into a corporate sea of suits, briefcases and luggage trolleys for the start of MIPIM 2018. For the past 25 years this event has brought together international real estate industry property players, banks and law firms, creating four days of frenzied networking…

BPF and Revo ‘Opening Doors’ Diversity and Inclusivity conference, London

By Maria Wiedner ¦28-02-2018 There is real momentum right now for positive change towards greater diversity and inclusion in the property industry. Following the furore surrounding the inappropriate behaviour at the recent President’s Club dinner, with some high-profile members of the property profession represented there, amid an atmosphere of dread surrounding the imminent release of…

Career Mapping – How to Take Charge of your Career in Real Estate

By Maria Wiedner ¦28-02-2018 In this session, we helped our delegates to identify and set targets for their career progression.  We showed them how to plan where and how to take their careers to the next level without losing the flexibility to seize opportunity. This event took place on Tuesday, 6 December, 2016 at WeWork Old Street,…

Celebrating International Women’s Day in Real Estate

By Maria Wiedner ¦ 28-02-2018 In this event, RE:WOMEN welcomed Ainslie McLennan from TH Real Estate and Dr Clare Eriksson from RICS to help us celebrate International Women’s Day. The event was kindly hosted by BNP Paribas Real Estate in the City where members of MixCity networking group also attended. The beautiful canapes, ambiance and…

Women in Real Estate Financing: Trends & Challenges

RE:WOMEN held its third event this year, on 19 September ’17, at the prestigious offices of Brown Rudnick in Mayfair, London. The evening commenced with the popping of prosecco and our guests mingling with their industry peers. The topic for our panel discussion was “Real Estate Financing: Trends and Challenges”, and hand picked for our…

Placemaking for Diversity & Inclusion

RE:Women hosted their final event for this year on 14th November ’17 at the creative WeWork office space in Aldgate, London, UK. Guests in the audience represented a range of organisations from surveying companies, to banks, fund managers, solicitors, insurance, architecture – bringing lots of different of points of views to the debate. The theme…

Networking For Women – Taking the nerves out of networking

RE: WOMEN is a women’s group for anyone who works in property. It holds regular meet-ups with workshops and guest speakers, where invitees can network afterwards. With that in mind, I wanted to give you an insight into my experience in this tricky area and how it can help your business thrive.   The dictionary defines networking…