Episode 48 : What can we do to increase diversity in CRE?
I’m very proud to be championing diversity in commercial real estate, through the Savills Junior Broker Training Program.
Late last year, I found myself in a unique position to effect positive change while overseeing the program’s design and recruitment process for the inaugural class.
“Putting aside the morality of having a diverse workplace, it’s simply smart business to have folks from different backgrounds problem solving in different ways. To ignore that is to ignore our clients’ best interests.
But I wrestled with making this announcement, for fear of seeming opportunistic, even though the class’ composition was finalized in February.
Yet I believe it’s important for leaders in positions of influence to be vocal in their commitment to change. And to provide concrete examples of their work.
This and more covered in Episode 48 of 60 Seconds with Gabe!”