Category Archives: Women’s Leadership Initiative

Second Annual View from the Top Recap: Another Successful WLI Event

To view more photos from our View from the Top, please visit our Facebook page. On Thursday, October 13th, ULI members and non-members attended the Women’s Leadership Initiative’s (WLI) second annual “View from the Top” event at the McNichols building in downtown Denver. This year’s event focused on women and men who forged winding paths to success, starting their careers in one industry and finding themselves in a completely different one. In her keynote, Lieutenant Governor Donna Lynne of Colorado shared fascinating statistics about women in the state before talking … Read More

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Plotting your next career leap? On 9/24 learn from six great leaders who ‘Break Boundaries’

  Diane Barrett of Mayor Hancock’s office and Kate Iverson of RTD spun law careers into becoming top deal-makers in our region. On Sept. 24 at the ULI’s “View from the Top” event, they’ll discuss their roles in transformative projects like Denver Union Station and Boulder Junction. Josh Sampson decided “the coasts have seen it all.” He left Brooklyn’s music scene to launch The Big Wonderful no-waste market for entrepreneurs, filling up a vacant lot in Curtis Park each Saturday with local food, music and products. Long before she became … Read More

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Career Development Top Ten Tips

Wendi Birchler, Principal with Norris Design, appears as a guest presenter at a recent ULI Colorado WLI Committee meeting to share… Career Development Top 10 Tips: Tip #1: If you want to be something, just start doing it – and then let people know you are doing it. Credit –Virginia McAllister at WLI’s Leadership Connection March 26, 2015 Tip #2: Find your voice and be confident enough to use it. Tip #3: Be authentic and trust/listen to your gut. Tip #4: Establish your “Board of Directors”- trusted advisors and mentors … Read More

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WLI Leadership Connection with Virginia McAllister

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Women’s Leadership Initiative Leadership Connection with Virginia McAllister The WLI Leadership Connection Series kicked off on March 26th with a lunch with Virginia McAllister, Principal and Owner of Iron Horse Architects, Inc. (IHA). The series provides opportunities for leading women in the real estate industry to candidly share their career story, lessons learned and advice for future women leaders in an intimate group. Virginia McAllister hosted the inaugural luncheon at her downtown Denver office with a group of about 15 women of ULI. She offered great life lessons and insight … Read More

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