03/09/2023 | by

Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day are moments to reflect on female professionals who have an essential role in making the REIT industry more diverse and successful, and in celebration this March, Nareit is sharing REIT stories.

To submit your Women's History Month activities to Nareit, email communications@nareit.com.

Throughout March, Aimco (NYSE: AIV) celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.

Alexander & Baldwin (NYSE: ALEX) honors all the wahine of A&B, who are the best and brightest in the industry.

Throughout March, Americold (NYSE: COLD) will be featuring their associates and what Women's History Month means to them. Including Kristina Stojkovski, IT Applications Corporate Manager; Dalila Garcia, Operations Manager; Kathryn Sindoni, Supply Chain Systems Progam Manager; Sammy Jones, Zone Warehouse Manager; and Elizabeth Corey, Operations Manager.

AMH (AMH: NYSE) spotlights one of their team members and leaders, Georgina Lau, who shares advice she’s received on how to keep growing professionally throughout one’s career.

Elme Communities (NYSE: ELME) is celebrating Women’s History Month by highlighting some of its female leaders throughout the month of March. The #WomenOfElme profiles: Susan Gerock, CIO; Deanna Schmidt, VP Marketing; Amy Hopkins, VP Investor Relations; Samantha Amoako-Boateng, Regional Community Manager; Kelly O’Shields, VP Finance, and Lizzie Rivera, Director Property Management.

The Extra Space Storage (NYSE: EXR) Women's Employee Resource Group wrote a blog highlighting 12 women at different levels of the organization.

The Women's ERG has been running a weekly contest in their ERG group chat where members can share stories and inspirational quotes. Share inspirational female artists' work and send a thank you message to the women in their lives.

Invitation Homes (NYSE: INVH) is celebrating Women's History Month by recognizing their Together With Women ERG as they lead the way to unite women, at all levels, across the company and foster a space where women can encourage and support each other.

IQHQ celebrated International Women’s Day and Women in Construction Week by calling attention to their women in construction, including Project Manager Alexis Bray, Director of Development Kelley Gallese, Project Manager Ashley Welton, Project Manager Adrienne McGuire and Director, Development Chrissy Gabriel.

Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM) celebrated International Women's Day with a series of social posts showcasing employees committed to embracing equity and inclusion.

Each week during the month of March, JBG SMITH (NYSE: JBGS) is highlighting one of the many women of JBG SMITH and sharing her story with the aim to challenge gender stereotypes, bias, and discrimination against women.

Kilroy Realty's (NYSE: KRC) theme for Women’s History Month is “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories,” and showcasing their commitment to advancing women within the workplace, with 59% of recent promotions and 59% of new hires being women.

The DEI Council and women in Kimco (NYSE: KIM) leadership are hosting a series of watch parties for Women's History Month with over 75 female employees to share ideas, career advice and more.

The ladies of National Retail Properties (NYSE:NNN) honored themselves and each other throughout the month of March as we celebrated Women’s History Month. The theme woven throughout the month was Empowered Women Empower Women and the focus was on supporting women and female owned businesses.

Northwest Healthcare Properties REIT (TSX: NWH.UN) said it is working to embrace equity to create a more equitable future for all.

OUTFRONT Media (NYSE:OUT) is celebrating Women's History Month by featuring female founders it has worked with, including the founder of Black Girl Sunscreen, Shontay Lundy. Lundy created Black Girl Sunscreen in 2016, a 30 SPF lotion formulated for women of color.

Phillips Edison & Company, Inc. ( Nasdaq: PECO) said its associate-led resource group PECO NOW is designed to empower, support, and develop women at PECO, and is proud to celebrate Women’s History Month.

Physicians Realty Trust (NYSE: DOC) stressed the importance of committing to fully embracing gender equity. “That means not just talking about it or writing about it but weaving it through our thoughts, values, and actions,” the REIT said.

Throughout International Women’s Week, Rayonier Inc (NYSE: RYN) is highlighting some of the women who have shaped and impacted the REIT. 

In honor of International Women’s Day, SBA (NASDAQ: SBAC) is proud to host a Virtual Forum in partnership with the Women's Wireless Leadership Forum (WWLF), featuring an accomplished panel of industry professionals.

W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC) is celebrating Women’s History Month by supporting several organizations dedicated to advocating for women and supporting female leadership, including Womenkind Worldwide, Women for Women International and UN Women. WPC also hosted a trunk show at its NYC office with Mercado Global, with all proceeds supporting the company’s mission of transforming the lives of Indigenous women, their families and their communities in Central America.

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