News release

Seven recipients receive the JLL Women in Real Estate Award in 2020

The award celebrates female students in commercial real estate who are pursuing a career in the industry.

March 18, 2021

TORONTO, March 18, 2021 – For a second year, the JLL Women in Real Estate Award is granted to deserving recipients that have demonstrated good academic standing, leadership and involvement in their communities as selected by their respective schools. In 2020, JLL Canada partnered with five leading Canadian universities over five years to encourage female students looking to pursue commercial real estate careers.

“We are proud to continue supporting women and their career aspirations in commercial real estate,” said Vanessa Lester, National Director, Marketing and Communications at JLL Canada. “JLL is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all genders have equal opportunities. We are thrilled to award our recipients for their outstanding achievements.”

“We are really thrilled that we were able to partner and engage with a number of leading universities across Canada to further JLL’s ambitions of achieving gender parity in the Canadian real estate industry,” said Paul Greven, Chief Counsel at JLL Canada. “We look forward to seeing the many benefits that will hopefully grow out of these new partnerships for the deserving scholarship recipients.”

JLL Canada is proud to recognize the following:

JLL Canada congratulates the 2020 recipients of the JLL Women in Real Estate Award and looks forward to supporting more candidates in the future.

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