Two New York Law School Students Awarded Prestigious WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate Scholarships

Erin Andrews and Vivianna Schwoerer Recognized for Outstanding Efforts at NYLS Center for Real Estate Studies; Invited to Participate in WX Mentoring Program.

New York, NY (June 18, 2013) – Two New York Law School (NYLS) third-year students have been awarded scholarships by WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate.  Erin Andrews and Vivianna Schwoerer, promising students at NYLS’ Center for Real Estate Studies, each received $5000 and an invitation to participate in WX’s select mentoring program.

The WX mentoring program is open to WX scholarship recipients and promotes the advancement of women in real estate professions by introducing mentees to career opportunities and female leaders in various real estate fields.

“Erin and Vivianna are two worthy and accomplished representatives of New York Law School.  In only our second year with the program, the WX board made a point of telling us how very impressed they were with all of our applicants and, in particular, the two women they chose this year for this significant award,” said Professor Andrew Berman, Director of the Center for Real Estate Studies.

“Finding and nurturing the next generation of women to lead the real estate industry is fundamental to carrying out WX’s mission. Our scholarship and mentoring recipients are among the most promising talents currently studying in the field,” said Beth Sapery, Co-Chair of WX Scholarship Committee. “We look forward to introducing them to today’s female leaders in real estate and exploring the wide range of career opportunities that lie ahead.”

WX Women Executives in New York Real Estate recognized female undergrad and graduate level students for the 2012-2013 academic year from an impressive selection of institutions including NYLS, Cornell, Columbia, NYU, CCNY, Yale, UConn, Lehigh, Penn, and Harvard. The complete list of recipients may be viewed at http://wxnyre.com/scholarship/recipients.

About CRES at New York Law School

The Center for Real Estate Studies (CRES) at New York Law School provides students with a unique educational opportunity to study both the private practice and public regulation of real estate.  Through an engaged and accomplished faculty, the Center offers an extensive selection of classroom courses, advanced seminars, and independent study projects, as well as externships and mentorships in governmental offices and real estate firms.  Its programs and curriculum reflect current concerns about ensuring environmental sustainability, creating affordable housing, preserving historical landmarks, safeguarding the financial stability of the residential and commercial mortgage markets, and assessing public costs and social justice issues arising from development.  With its committed Advisory Board, the Center helps students gain practical experience in real estate and build a network for future employment.

About the WX Charitable Fund

The WX Charitable Fund, Ltd. is a duly qualified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Working closely with WX Inc., the WX Charitable Fund provides scholarships to programs which support the career development of young women pursuing careers in commercial real estate.  For more information, please visit http://wxnyre.com/about-wx.

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