WLI News and Resources

The Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) was established in 2011 as a global program of the Urban Land Institute. Today it has an active global Steering Committee in addition to 40 chapters in 8 countries around the world. The global WLI leaders support local programming and initiatives, helping to increase both the number and visibility of more women leaders throughout ULI’s vast network. Resources shared below can assist with new and growing WLI chapters looking for best-in-class programs as well as statistics on the state of women in the real estate industry.

WLI Resources

Accomplishments of WLIClick here to read. 

District Council WLI Programming Ideas – Click here to read.

WLI Research and Publications

Women in Leadership in the Real Estate and Land Use IndustryClick here to read. 

2013-2018 WLI Strategic PlanClick here to read.

WLI Prologis Scholarship Winners

2016 Fall MeetingClick here to read.

2015 Fall MeetingClick here to read.

2014 Fall MeetingClick here to read.

2013 Fall MeetingClick here to read.

WLI Content Worldwide

  • Recap- WLI Event- Like a Boss: Building Your Professional Brand

    Posted February 13, 2017 on ULI WashingtonThe evening event started at The Apollo Apartments with signature drinks and a tour of the beautifully designed common spaces and model unit.  The panel discussion was held in the… Read More
  • Recap- WLI Washington Presents: Taking the Plunge- Insight into Action

    Posted February 7, 2017 on ULI WashingtonIs entrepreneurship for you? This is the question that drove the discussion amongst five emerging and experienced entrepreneurs at WLI Washington’s ‘Taking the Plunge: Insight into Action’ event. The panel… Read More
  • Small & Smart Living: 19J Project focus of Think Tank

    Posted February 6, 2017 on ULI SacramentoULI Member, Nikky Mohanna, Principal of Mohanna Development, spoke about the millennial motivation and social impact philosophy behind her 19J project in midtown. With rising rents and the increasing lack of… Read More
  • WLI Career Development Program

    Posted December 13, 2016 on ULI CharlotteLeading with Your Strengths Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day? All too often, our natural talents go untapped. From the cradle to the cubicle… Read More
  • Difference Makers

    Posted November 18, 2016 on ULI PittsburghAs ULI Pittsburgh’s Women’s Leadership Initiative inches toward our one year anniversary, what better way to celebrate than with November 17th’s “DIFFERENCE MAKERS” reception in collaboration with the National League… Read More


More WLI News

WLI Events at District Councils

Examples of ten WLI programs that are creating innovative and impactful programming.

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WLI View From the Top Session Summary from the 2016 ULI Fall Meeting

Lucy C. Billingsley, partner at the Billingsley Company shared lessons learned from years of running a successful development…

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WLI Announces the 2016 WLI Grant Award Winners

Five District Councils were awarded grants to launch innovative programs that raise the visibility and number of women…

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2016 WLI Prologis Scholarship Program Winners

The ULI Women's Leadership Initiative is delighted to announce the recipients of the WLI Prologis Scholarship Program in…

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ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean Realizes Significant Impact from WLI Grant

ULI Southeast Florida/Caribbean received $2,500 to support the creation of innovative programs that raise the visibility and number…

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2016 ULI Fall Meeting WLI Prologis Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded for the 2016 ULI Fall Meeting to 10 women members in recognition of a member’s…

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Reflections from a WLI Scholarship Winner

Robyn Eason was awarded a WLI scholarship to the ULI Fall Meeting in 2013. The experience significantly impacted…

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Gensler’s Entrepreneurial and Inclusive Culture Results in Women’s Advancement

Among the firms highlighted in ULI’s recent report “Women in Leadership in the Real Estate and Land Use…

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Four Winners in Inaugural Women's Leadership Initiative Grants

Four District Councils were awarded grants to launch innovative programs that raise the visibility and number of women…

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