Fourth Annual Women in Real Estate Conference

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 22, 2014—The University of San Diego’s Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate will host its Fourth Annual Women in Real Estate Conference Wednesday, Nov. 5 on USD’s campus. The Women in Real Estate Conference is a gathering of real estate and financial services professionals, men as well as women, addressing tomorrow’s important real estate issues today.

With a unique perspective as NAIOP’s 2014 executive chair, the keynote speaker, Jean Kane, CEO of Welsh & Colliers International, will address “The Changing Face of Commercial Real Estate: How to Stay Relevant and Capitalize on an Evolving Client Base.

Following the keynote presentation, Bess Wakeman, executive vice president of Jones Lang LaSalle, will moderate a panel, titled “Millennials: Their Impact on Real Estate Markets and Opportunities.” This interactive panel/audience discussion will explore the wants and desires of the next generation of real estate industry leaders. The panel will include: Kimberly Chanelle Clark, JD, associate at Voit Real Estate Services; Daniele Horton, LEED AP O+M, MS, CEM, Assoc. AIA, founder and principal of Verdani Partners; Melissa Scofield, associate at CBRE; and Kelly Souza '03 (BBA), senior vice president and manager of the Wells Fargo Commercial Real Estate office in San Diego.

Registration for the event, including breakfast, is $50 for an individual or $500 for 10 reserved seats. Register for the conference. For media attendance, media interview requests or for general questions, please contact Kimberly Malasky or (619) 260-4786.


About the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate
The Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate at the University of San Diego is committed to creating exceptional value for the real estate professionals of today and tomorrow through personalized education and career services, industry support, research, and the promotion of socially responsible leadership. As a part of the University’s School of Business Administration, the Center offers a Master of Science in Real Estate degree, an undergraduate major and minor in real estate, a continuing education certificate and several major industry conferences throughout the year. For more information, visit

About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 9,000 students from 69 countries and 50 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. The university's eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. USD's Envisioning 2024 strategic plan capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.


Jeryldine Tully
(619) 260-4786