Women’s Leadership Initiative

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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.

WLI Steering Committee


The mission of the WLI is expressed in its four primary objectives:

  • Promote the advancement of women, throughout their careers, as leaders in the real estate industry.
  • Increase the number of women who serve in leadership positions in the real estate industry and in ULI.
  • Increase the visibility of women leaders in the real estate industry and in ULI.
  • Increase the number of women who are active ULI Full members, and support the development of young women members as leaders in ULI and in their professions.

Get Involved

If you would like to be involved with the WLI’s work, reach out to your local District Council staff to express interest. Find the contact information for your ULI District Council.

Join the Conversation. The WLI regularly hosts high-level conversations with accomplished women leaders. Join our LinkedIn group and follow us on Twitter.

Prologis, a sponsor and supporter of women and the WLI, has challenging and diverse positions across the globe. To view these openings, please click here.

Latest News From WLI Worldwide

  • WLI Completes its First Year

    Posted August 25, 2016 on ULI Austin WLI started its first committee year leading a breakfast on Inclusive Leadership in October of 2015. This past spring, WLI kicked off the WLI Lunch Series, with both lunches selling out within… Read More
  • Recap- WLI Guided Rum Tasting

    Posted August 24, 2016 on ULI WashingtonULI members braved the record breaking heat on Wednesday, August 10th to network and enjoy an exclusive members-only summer rum tasting at Archipelago, a tiki bar on U Street.  Archipelago… Read More
  • RECAP:  WLI Discusses Affordable Housing

    Posted August 18, 2016 on ULI CharlotteOn August 11, women ULI members gathered to discuss affordable housing and the realities in the Charlotte market.  Beginning with a review of The New Yorker article titled Forced Out, Pam… Read More
  • WLI Fall Symposium: Elevating Women to the Next Level

    Posted August 17, 2016 on ULI CharlotteAt this women-only event (open to members and nonmembers), we will discuss how do we best empower each other to succeed?  Is there a difference between a mentor and a… Read More
  • 2017 CREW Leadership Program

    Posted August 4, 2016 on ULI CharlotteCREW Charlotte and KPMG have partnered to develop a leadership program for CREW female members and other professional women in our community.  Becoming an Authentic Leader, facilitated by Sharon Reed… Read More
  • Significant Impact from WLI Grant at the Local Level

    Posted July 27, 2016 on ULI Southeast Florida/CaribbeanIn 2015, the ULI Women’s Leadership Initiative awarded Urban Innovation Grants to four District and National Councils to support the creation of innovative programs that raise the visibility and number of… Read More
  • Event Recap: An Evening To Remember - 2016 WLI Championship Team

    Posted July 7, 2016 on ULI TorontoBy Seemal Saif, Economic Business Analyst, York Region View Photos View Attendees       ULI Toronto’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) celebrated its 2016 Championship Team with an evening event on June 22 at the McCarthy Tétrault… Read More

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