The Goldie Initiative offers a prestigious leadership program designed to develop the next generation of women executives in the commercial real estate (CRE) industry. The Goldie Initiative was founded by Goldie B. Wolfe Miller, a renowned commercial real estate broker and entrepreneur. Our mission is to prepare women for senior leadership roles in all sectors of CRE. The Goldie Initiative does this by providing scholarship support for graduate study, mentorship, and networking opportunities for women with high potential who are committed to becoming leaders in the real estate industry.
Women only. Scholarships from The Goldie Initiative are merit-based and not dependent on applicants’ financial needs.
Many elements of the program are moving virtual, allowing students from across the country to apply. Applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree awarded from an accredited college or university. Enrollment at a U.S. accredited graduate school at a university is required. The Goldie Initiative is generally Chicago-centric, but applicants from other regions are encouraged to inquire further via email.
Also required: Maintenance of good academic standing is required. Continuous enrollment in a graduate degree program pursuant to your university’s financial aid enrollment requirements. Submission of online progress reports on a regular schedule. Commitment to participate in communication with assigned mentor on regular basis. Scholarship funds are limited to 2 years, however once accepted to the program, Goldie Scholars® may continue to participate in all other activities until the conclusion of their graduate studies. Regular attendance to Goldie Initiative events.