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Women’s Leadership Initiative

The mission of the ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative is to raise the visibility and number of women leaders in ULI and the real estate industry. The efforts of the Women’s Leadership Initiative are expressed in promoting the advancement of women throughout their careers as leaders in the real estate industry.

Women’s Leadership Initiative

 

The mission of the ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) is to raise the visibility and number of women leaders in ULI and the real estate industry. The efforts of the Women’s Leadership Initiative are expressed in promoting the advancement of women throughout their careers as leaders in the real estate industry.

The WLI works to increase the visibility of women in ULI Los Angeles, assist with career path advancement, and provide networking opportunities in the Los Angeles and Southern California region. In addition to Council wide meetings, the WLI has various subcommittees that meet on a regular basis.

Allison Lynch

Watt CompaniesWomen's Leadership Initiative ChairEmail Me

Elizabeth Wendell

GenslerWomen's Leadership Initiative Vice ChairEmail Me

Women's Leadership Initiative Posts

Demonstrating Healthy Corridors in Pacoima

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An article and video published in Urban Land, the magazine of the Urban Land Institute, highlight the recent efforts of ULI Los Angeles members and partners to transform Van Nuys Boulevard in Pacoima in health-promoting ways. The project, which took place under the auspices of ULI’s national Healthy Corridors program, culminated in the Pacoima Health Zone. This demonstration project modeled potential long-term changes for creating a more vibrant, healthy and people-friendly Van Nuys Boulevard in conjunction with the CicLAvia open streets event. In addition to pop-up streetscape elements including temporary parklets … Read More

In Los Angeles, Mobility Corridors Would Magnify the Effect of TOD

Mayor Garcetti

For the most part, transit-oriented developments, or TODs, remain individualized projects, planned in isolation from their surrounding communities. They tend to focus inward, serving transportation needs, perhaps adding housing and retail, but not leveraging their potential for economic development. But that mind-set is changing, particularly in Los Angeles. Long the poster child for traffic congestion, Los Angeles is dramatically expanding its regional transit system. More than 100 transit stations are being built in response to a $40 billion commitment to new rail lines approved by voters in 2008. What has … Read More

Crowdfunding Your Way to an Urban Identity

Crowdfunding

In April, 130,000 people flocked to the first One Spark festival in downtown Jacksonville, Florida, to hear indie rock bands, watch fire dancers, admire multimedia art installations, and, most important, listen to entrepreneurs’ pitches for more than 400 projects in search of seed money. Click here to read the full article.