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[Excerpt] For the fourth consecutive year, the Cornell Center for Real Estate and Finance and Cornell Real Estate Women hosted its annual WX Panel Discussion held at Statler Hall on March 11. WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate is an invitation-only association for New York’s executive-level women actively engaged in the commercial real estate industry. Through networking opportunities and educational seminars, WX promotes the advancement of women in the industry for its diverse membership of owners, developers, brokers, architects, engineers, bankers, and lawyers.

Sylvia Melikian (MBA ’76) moderated the four member panel of distinguished WX executives who shared their experiences and strategies for achieving success in the industry and their respective fields of hospitality, banking, development, and asset management. Over forty undergraduate and graduate students in hotel administration, city and regional planning, real estate, and business attended the event. After the discussion, panelists and students enjoyed a networking reception in Statler Hall. Below are some highlights from the evening.


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