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DEI RE Summit 2024The DEI Real Estate Summit 2024, held on June 3rd and 4th in Newark, NJ, was a resounding success, bringing together a diverse group of professionals dedicated to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion within the real estate industry.

Day One: Learning and Networking

The summit kicked off with a session led by Matt Difanis on "Bias Override: Overcoming Barriers to Fair Housing," where attendees gained valuable insights into identifying and overcoming biases in real estate practices. The day concluded with a vibrant networking reception, providing a great opportunity for attendees to connect with peers and discuss the day's learnings.

Day Two: In-depth Discussions and Strategic Insights

The second day began with warm welcomes from NJR & NYSAR Presidents, Gloria Monks and Joe Rivellino, setting an empowering tone for the day. Notable sessions included "Beyond Checking the Box: How Representation Leads to Better Results," featuring insights from Alex Vidal and Troy Singleton, and a critical discussion on "Unmasking Appraisal Biases" with experts like Jillian White and Alexia Smokler.

A highlight of the day was the keynote fireside chat with Thasunda Brown Duckett, President & CEO of TIAA, moderated by Michelle Mills Clement, which delved deep into leadership roles in fostering diversity and inclusion.

The summit concluded on a high note, leaving participants inspired and equipped with new tools and strategies to implement in their professional lives.

Thank You to All Attendees!

Thank you for attending and contributing to the success of the DEI Real Estate Summit 2024. Your active participation and eagerness to learn and share have played a crucial role in enriching our discussions and advancing our collective goals of fostering an inclusive real estate industry.

We hope the summit provided you with valuable insights and strategies that you can take back to your communities and workplaces. It was inspiring to see so many industry leaders and professionals come together to support diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Please keep an eye out for follow-up communications that will include session recordings, additional resources, and information on our next events. We appreciate your dedication to making a difference and look forward to seeing you at future summits.

Thank you once again for making this event a memorable and impactful gathering.

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