Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Resource Center
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"Diversity and Inclusion give way to two other words, 'deliberate and intentional.' Diversity isn't accidental and being inclusive should be purposeful. It's something you focus on. Now, first of all, it's the right thing to do - there's no question about that. But beyond the right thing to do, it's good for business. And it's good for homeownership." - Christopher M. George, 2018 MBA Chairman-Elect and Diversity Committee Chairman Founder, President and CEO, CMG Financial
Welcome to our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Resource Center. This is your source for all things related to the promotion of diversity and inclusion in the real estate finance industry. Explore the resources below to learn how to initiate, enhance or promote your organization's D&I related efforts.
A real estate finance industry that reflects the diversity, equity, inclusion and opportunity within the communities we serve.
MBA fosters a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion within the real estate finance industry. Together with our members, we exchange information on best practices, tackle issues and potential barriers, and create networking opportunities that advance overall diversity, equity and inclusion within the industry.
How Do I DEI?: Practical Answers for Your Company
Check out our top ten recurring D&I program themes. These are themes that emerge time and again in successful companies' D&I programs, and are seriously worth considering. Most of these tactics require little in the way of money, but can improve the diversity of your workforce and borrowers.
Upcoming Events - DEI at MBA and Related Events
June 22, 2021
June 28, 2021
October 16, 2021
DEI Webinar Series Recordings - Free for MBA Members
MBA members have access to all of MBA's DEI Webinar series recordings. You can access all recordings by logging into MBA's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Online Community.
About MBA's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
MBA fosters a culture of diversity and inclusion within the real estate finance industry. Together with our members, we exchange information on best practices, tackle issues and potential barriers, and create networking opportunities that advance overall diversity and inclusion within the industry.
- Find a Minority-Owned Company (follow this link and use the "Minority Ownership" filter to search)
- D&I Self-Assessment
- Section 342 Resource Guide
- MBA's Fact Sheet on Federal Inter-Agency Standards for Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion News
February 11, 2021
February 4, 2021
December 17, 2020
October 19, 2020
September 23, 2020
MBA Presents Freddie Mac Multifamily with Commercial/Multifamily Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Award
February 10, 2020
October 27, 2019
MBA and Fannie Mae’s Future Housing Leaders Program Partner to Promote Diversity and Inclusion in the Housing and Mortgage Finance Industries
July 24, 2019
MBA Promotes Lisa Haynes to Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
July 10, 2019
June 24, 2019