Diversity Inspires Breakthrough Innovation at Cushman & Wakefield and C&W Services
We recognize that women are a competitive advantage--their leadership, skills and acumen are a strength the firm can leverage to win new clients, attract new talent and transform perceptions of the industry at large. We believe, when our people and clients reflect the world around us, we succeed. We are proud to have been recently named one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity in 2019 by Forbes.
In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, and in recognition of Women’s History Month, Cushman & Wakefield and C&W Services will begin to feature our female leaders, highlighting their personal journeys in the #CWBalanceforBetter blog series and social media campaign.
MEET OUR LEADERS
Through the month of March, we will be featuring a handful of our people and their stories. Make sure to check back to meet more of our leaders and hear how they #CWBalanceforBetter.
“One size does not fit all” and there are many ways to improve the status quo daily. The most progressive and successful global companies are realizing the untapped potential of “balance for the better,” every day. Read more
“There are real benefits to bringing diverse thinking to leadership roles in companies. Today, Cushman & Wakefield has more women in senior and leadership roles than ever before, leading divisions, practice groups, regions and more.” Read more
“These leaders provide our current and new female (and male) talent an understanding of the various paths one can take to progress at Cushman & Wakefield, and by seeing them in these roles, employees can envision themselves advancing to significant leadership positions within our company.” Read more
Mimie Lau, Xiaoduan Zhang & Vicky Shen
“It’s been so refreshing to witness the industry evolve into such a diverse and inclusive place - welcoming and advocating for more talented women to take the lead in management and leadership positions.” Read more
“It won’t be long a before a majority-female management team is viewed as less of a feat and more as a given. We’ll get there faster by supporting each other.” Read more
“Progressive, smart, approachable, integrity, sense of pride and belonging – these are the key terms I use to define our culture and identity at Cushman & Wakefield.” Read more
“Women bring immense value – and our clients see that value in the different perspectives that our diverse teams bring to their businesses.” Read more
Queeny So, Casper Pu & Amber Lian
“For women, I think courage is the most important thing, no matter what the situation, you should courageously express yourself, courageously fight for yourself, and courageously pursue what you want.” Read more
Discover the inspirational stories of our women across Asia Pacific who share their views on creating a more balanced workplace.
Our Women in the News and Out in the Field
The Boss? You’re Looking at Her: 7 Women in the Building Business. Click here to read New York Times article featuring Vice Chair Joanne Podell.
The percentage of women in #CRE is growing. Listen to our Podcast as colleagues discuss what it’s like to be a female in commercial real estate.
Get to know Asset Services Senior Managing Director, Sandra Boyle. With an inspiring career spanning nearly four decades, Sandra shares her thoughts and wisdom as a leader on becoming a successful woman in business and life.
Cushman & Wakefield’s Women in Law Leadership Series celebrates the contributions of women in the legal industry. Our recent events featured thought-provoking panelists and candid conversations about their professional journeys.
LET'S GET SOCIAL
Celebrating women & our achievements around the globe.
FORCE FOR ACTION
Meet What’s Next
An ideas company is by definition a people company. Cushman & Wakefield and C&W Services proudly put our people at the center of everything we do. Below are a few more women who are a force for action for our clients and visit our website to meet more of what’s next.
WIN’s mission is to develop and support the talents of women team members by providing a platform that values diverse perspectives and leverages leadership skills to benefit our firm, clients and the industry as a whole. WIN has more than 2,400 members in 41 chapters across the Americas, Singapore, Australia, and India.
Through a focus on talent, culture and supportive processes, Cushman & Wakefield becomes experienced internally and known externally as diverse, respectful and inclusive—a place where people want to work. Our Employee Resource Groups (ERGS) are critical to achieving this goal and foster diverse and inclusive workplaces aligned with our organization’s values, objectives and business practices.
Learn more about the our culture and opportunities to contribute to our extensive global platform of real estate services at careers.cushwake.com