NAIOP Supports Rising CRE Leaders through Diversity Student Scholarship
May 9, 2023 | Herndon, VA
NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has announced six recipients of its annual Diversity Student Scholarship. The scholarship program supports students who are pursuing a degree in commercial real estate and is a key component of the association’s pledge to advance diversity in the industry.
“NAIOP is committed to supporting the next generation of commercial real estate leaders and increasing diversity in the industry,” said Marc Selvitelli, CAE, NAIOP president and CEO. “This scholarship program provides not only a financial award but also opportunities for education and networking at our annual fall conference – valuable resources for this emerging talent.”
NAIOP is awarding four $5,000 graduate student scholarships and two $2,500 undergraduate student scholarships to individuals from demographics that are traditionally underrepresented in commercial real estate and whose universities are part of the NAIOP University Membership program.
In addition to the scholarship, each scholarship recipient will have the opportunity to make new professional connections and sharpen his or her commercial real estate acumen with complimentary registration to attend NAIOP’s CRE.Converge 2023, Oct. 18-20, in Seattle.
Recipients of NAIOP’s 2023 Diversity Student Scholarship
Priyanka KakotiGraduate Student, Master of Real Estate Development and Design program, University of California BerkeleyNAIOP San Francisco Bay Area
Serena LousichGraduate Student, Master of Real Estate Development and Design program, University of California BerkeleyNAIOP San Francisco Bay Area
Erick MartinezUndergraduate Student, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University-Purdue UniversityNAIOP Indiana
Jaydin MooreUndergraduate Student, University of Nevada, Las VegasNAIOP Southern Nevada
Garrett Runck, AIAGraduate Student, Master of Real Estate Development program, Portland State UniversityNAIOP Oregon
Samantha (Hoyle) WillcockGraduate Student, Master of Science in Real Estate program, University of San DiegoNAIOP San Diego
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About NAIOP: NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, is the leading organization for developers, owners and related professionals in office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate. NAIOP comprises 20,000 members in North America. NAIOP advances responsible commercial real estate development and advocates for effective public policy. For more information, visit naiop.org.