Monthly Archives: July 2013

Building Healthy Places Initiative

Building Healthy Places Initiative

Around the world, communities face pressing health challenges related to the built environment. For many years, ULI and its members have been active players in discussions and projects that make the link between human health and development; we know that health is a core component of thriving communities. The ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative will build on that work with a multifaceted program—including research and publications, convenings, and advisory activities—to leverage the power of the Institute’s global networks to shape projects and places in ways that improve the health of … Read More

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Join ULI in Chicago: Apply for a Fall Meeting Scholarship

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ULI is pleased to offer two scholarship programs to connect you to the education and networking opportunities at the 2013 Fall Meeting in Chicago. Apply today for the Women’s Leadership Initiative Scholarship or the Wells Fargo “Who’s Next” ULI Young Leaders Scholarship.

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Female industry leaders convene for WLI kickoff luncheon

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Following months of intensive planning from a local Steering Committee of ten, ULI Triangle kicked off its local Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) at a lively luncheon on June 25, 2013.  Sixty-four women attended to hear keynote Diana Permar, Founding Principal of Permar, Inc., reflect on her career in real estate and the great mentors who assisted her along the way.  Diana urged the audience to embrace the times we are the only females in the room, add value by bringing diverse viewpoints to the table, speak up, and help each … Read More

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ULI Welcomes Lynn Thurber As Incoming Chairman

Lynn Thurber Official Photo

Lynn Thurber, chairman of LaSalle Investment Management in Chicago, has been named the new chairman of ULI. A member of ULI since 2004, Thurber plans to emphasize building on the progress made by the Institute in recent years to solidify its reputation as a trusted global authority on issues related to the planning, design, and development of communities that foster a high quality of life, and which are economically competitive and environmentally sustainable. Read more.

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