Pioneering champion for DEI in commercial real estate
Through her organizations, engages more than 40,000 Black and Brown individuals worldwide
Adeola Adejobi is a pioneering champion of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in Commercial Real Estate (CRE). In 2011, she launched and became and CEO of Avant-Garde Network (AGN), a social impact company that was among the first to address the longstanding lack of racial, ethnic and gender diversity in commercial real estate. In 2019, she launched the inaugural Diversity in Commercial Real Estate (DCRE) conference, a groundbreaking event that seeks to educate, empower and elevate persons of color in the CRE sphere. Today the annual Diversity in Commercial Real Estate conference is the largest of its kind in the nation.
Through the DCRE conference and other events powered by Avant-Garde Network, Adejobi engages more than 40,000 Black and Brown professionals, corporate executives and entrepreneurs from across the U.S. and the globe including the UK, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa. Adejobi expanded the scope of AGN’s work from in-person conferences to digital content recruiting and consulting, all while continuing to implement well-executed conferences.
These are just a few of the reasons we chose Adeola Adejobi as one of Connect CRE’s New York & Tri-State 2022 Women in Real Estate Award winners. Connect CRE’s Women in Real Estate Awards honor the achievements and inspirational stories of women who have reached respected positions of leadership and play key mentorship roles for others.
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