NAIOP, the commercial Real Estate Development Association, has announced that Priyanka Kakoti and Serena Lousich are recipients of its annual Diversity Student Scholarship. The scholarship program supports students who are pursing a degree in commercial real estate and is a key component of the associations' pledge to advance diversity in the industry.
“NAIOP is committed to supporting the next generation of commercial real estate leaders and increasing diversity in the industry,” said Marc Selvitelli, CAE, NAIOP president and CEO. “This scholarship program provides not only a financial award but also opportunities for education and networking at our annual fall conference – valuable resources for this emerging talent.”
NAIOP is awarding four $5,000 graduate student scholarships and two $2,500 undergraduate student scholarships to individuals from demographics that are traditionally underrepresented in commercial real estate and whose universities are part of the NAIOP University Membership program.
In addition to the scholarship, each scholarship recipient will have the opportunity to make new professional connections and sharpen his or her commercial real estate acumen with complimentary registration to attend NAIOP’s CRE.Converge 2023, Oct. 18-20, in Seattle.
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