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Honoring Women who are Shaping the Industry Landscape

On May 1, The Five Star Institute opened the nominations for the inaugural Women in Housing Leadership Awards, which aims to recognize the tireless efforts and leadership of the women who are shaping the housing industry. The award recipients will be announced at the Women in Housing Leadership Awards Banquet on September 18, 2018, at the Five Star Conference and Expo. The nominations were opened for industry peers to submit their pick of women colleagues or associates for this award.

“The Women in Housing Leadership Awards recognize women whose efforts have had a powerful and positive impact on the industry, as well as women who have worked tirelessly to promoted the American Dream of homeownership,” said Rachel Williams, Editor-in-Chief of Publications at the Five Star Institute. “I look forward to many industry professionals coming nominating their women colleagues and associates for this honor and covering both the nominees and award recipients in the pages of MReport magazine. ”

The inaugural Women in Housing Awards features five distinct categories—The Rising Business Leader Award, The Cultural Leader Award, The Community Leadership Award, The Diversity & Inclusion Award, and the Laurie A. Maggiano Legacy Award.

The nominations close on July 2 and the award finalists will be announced in the September 2018 issue of MReport magazine. The recipients of these awards will be announced live at the Women in Housing Leadership Awards Banquet hosted during the Five Star Conference, as well as featured in the October 2018 issue of MReport.


About Author: Radhika Ojha

Radhika Ojha is an independent writer and editor. A former Online Editor and currently a reporter for MReport, she is a graduate of the University of Pune, India, where she received her B.A. in Commerce with a concentration in Accounting and Marketing and an M.A. in Mass Communication. Upon completion of her master’s degree, Ojha worked at a national English daily publication in India (The Indian Express) where she was a staff writer in the cultural and arts features section. Ojha also worked as Principal Correspondent at HT Media Ltd and at Honeywell as an executive in corporate communications. She and her husband currently reside in Houston, Texas.

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