Since 2007, The Goldie Initiative has created a professional community of women with extraordinary academic and leadership potential, known as Goldie Scholars. With a unique strategy of scholarship, mentoring, networking, and skills development, The Goldie Initiative cultivates talented women into future leaders. The program supports women pursuing graduate-level studies in business, law, design, or management with a focus on real estate.
An unprecedented thirty-four Goldie Scholars representing 17 universities nationally, were selected for a prestigious scholarship program with The Goldie Initiative for the 2023-24 academic year. Notably, this year’s cohort proudly welcomes four new graduate institutions to its ranks: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, University of Miami, and Iowa State University.
Jasmine Kilman is Content Director of Connect Commercial Real Estate, covering Chicago and greater Chicagoland, the Midwest, Seattle, and the Pacific Northwest. She covers industry trends, transaction deals, market research, and produces daily news stories.
With experience in marketing and communications for academic nonprofits and corporate clients, including Hearst Media, Hilton, and Coldwell Banker, Kilman has written about commercial real estate, environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG), technology, healthcare, and philanthropy. She was born and raised in California and graduated with a degree in public relations. In her spare time, Kilman enjoys hiking and traveling to new locations with her family.