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TitleUSD’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate Hosts Inaugural Women in Real Estate Conference
ContactJeryldine Saville
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Contact Phone(619) 260-4786

On Wednesday, Nov. 9, the University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate will host its inaugural "Women in Real Estate Conference" from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. in USD’s Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice.

The conference will feature keynote speaker Lauralee E. Martin, chief financial and operating officer of Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. in Chicago. Martin's keynote address will be followed by a panel comprised of:

  • Sara Grootwassink Lewis, CEO and founder of Lewis Corporate Advisors LLC, San Diego;
  • Nancy Scull, Esq., partner, Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP, San Diego; and   
  • Erin Stafford, senior vice president of Dominion Bancshares, Chicago


The event will focus on issues in the real estate and financial services industries and include personal anecdotes from presenters.


The event is open to the public for a $45 fee, which includes breakfast. To reserve a seat, register online at For questions, contact Diane Gustafson at (619) 260-2379 or

Founded in 1993 and formally dedicated in 2004, the University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate is committed to delivering outstanding education, industry outreach and research services to advance responsible leadership in the real estate profession. The Center offers a Master of Science in Real Estate degree, an undergraduate major in real estate, two continuing education certificates and several industry conferences a year. For more information, visit

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