Recipients of the JLL Award for Indigenous Students at UBC Sauder announced
The award celebrates Indigenous students in commercial real estate who are pursuing a career in the industry.
TORONTO, June 21, 2023 – For a second year, JLL has partnered with the UBC Sauder School of Business to encourage and support Indigenous students wishing to pursue a career in commercial real estate. The award assists in removing financial barriers for students, providing opportunities and increasing diversity in the industry.
Each of the recipients listed below demonstrated good academic standing, leadership and involvement in their communities as selected by UBC.
Maggie Tomlinson, Bachelor of Commerce, Finance
“I am honoured to be given the opportunity to represent the JLL Award for Indigenous students. I am a Métis student specializing in Finance with a dual degree in Real Estate. The generosity from companies such as JLL is the reason I am able to pursue my dreams at the University of British Columbia. It is exciting to see more and more companies, such as JLL, supporting our Indigenous youth of today. I want to thank JLL for the support and am thrilled to see the benefits that this award will bring to our community.”
Weston Zawada, Bachelor of Commerce, Finance
“Receiving the JLL Award has been a defining moment in my career, validating my hard work and dedication and instilling a deep sense of fulfillment. This recognition demonstrates that perseverance and determination lead to success and motivates me to aim higher for my future achievements. Moreover, this award strengthens my credibility and expands my opportunities for growth and development, propelling me toward greater success as I complete my studies. I am sincerely grateful for JLL's continued support of indigenous students in the industry.”
“We are incredibly proud of Maggie and Weston and congratulate them on their achievements. Celebrating and supporting talented students from all backgrounds is of utmost importance at JLL. We are honoured to help make a difference in these students’ lives and career opportunities,” said Diane Cunha, Head of HR, Markets, JLL Canada.
JLL Canada congratulates the 2022-2023 recipients of the JLL Award for Indigenous Students and looks forward to supporting future students.
For over 200 years, JLL (NYSE: JLL), a leading global commercial real estate and investment management company, has helped clients buy, build, occupy, manage and invest in a variety of commercial, industrial, hotel, residential and retail properties. A Fortune 500 company with annual revenue of $20.9 billion and operations in over 80 countries around the world, our more than 103,000 employees bring the power of a global platform combined with local expertise. Driven by our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world, we help our clients, people and communities SEE A BRIGHTER WAYSM. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit jll.com.