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Watch Reggie Ollie’s 10th Annual Diversity Celebration Speech

Watch Reggie Ollie’s 10th Annual Diversity Celebration Speech Reginald L. Ollie, our Ollie Scholarship namesake, recorded a special message for the 10th Annual BOMA/Chicago Foundation Diversity Celebration. You can watch Reggie’s message here and read his speech below. We look forward to seeing you at the June 17 Diversity Celebration. Learn more and register.  …

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Congratulations to Daja Walker-Parker, the 2022 Ollie Scholarship Recipient!

Congratulations to Daja Walker-Parker, the 2022 Ollie Scholarship Recipient! The BOMA/Chicago Foundation and the Scholarship Committee are excited to announce that Daja Walker-Parker has been awarded the 2022 Reginald L. Ollie Inclusion and Outreach Scholarship. Daja is the Assistant General Manager for JLL at 24 East Washington. She earned both her BS – Real Estate…

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Furthering The Diversity And Inclusion Conversation: Angel Brown Talks About BOMA/Chicago Foundation Diversity Ambassador Program

Furthering The Diversity And Inclusion Conversation: Angel Brown Talks About BOMA/Chicago Foundation Diversity Ambassador Program We’re living in a time where diversity and inclusion initiatives are receiving the spotlight they deserve in organizations. At the BOMA/Chicago Foundation, we’ve had one of those critical initiatives in place through our Diversity Ambassadors program. To share her experience…

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Minority Mentoring At Its Finest: How BOMA/Chicago’s Ollie Scholarship Is Elevating Commercial Real Estate Careers

Minority Mentoring At Its Finest: How BOMA/Chicago’s Ollie Scholarship Is Elevating Commercial Real Estate Careers In the commercial real estate industry, there are inevitably going to be situations in which a person from a minority group is the only one in the room. Like everyone else, minority professionals want to excel in the workplace, and…

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BOMA/Chicago Foundation Hosts Inaugural Diversity Panel

BOMA/Chicago Foundation Hosts Inaugural Diversity Panel May 23, 2019   On May 15, the BOMA/Chicago Foundation Diversity Committee held its inaugural diversity panel – The Business of Diversity: A Case for Action. Over 90 CRE professionals joined us to hear from experts about how to create a more diverse corporate culture and how diversity has a…

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BOMA/Chicago Foundation & Diversity Committee Host Second Annual High School Career Day

BOMA/Chicago Foundation & Diversity Committee Host Second Annual High School Career Day March 14, 2019 On March 8, 2019, the BOMA/Chicago Foundation and Diversity Committee hosted the second annual Career Day for high school sophomore students in the Pass With Flying Colors program. Pass With Flying Colors is a non-profit that hosts an 8-year program to prepare…

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Strengthen the CRE Industry by Supporting Workplace Diversity

Strengthen the CRE Industry by Supporting Workplace Diversity By BOMA/Chicago In order to succeed in the $300 billion commercial real estate industry, professionals must rely on their extensive and diverse skill sets. Managing an office building or a portfolio encompass a uniquely wide range of professional specialties that involve tenant relations, budgeting, security measures, emergency…

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