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The Week Ahead: Navigating Obstacles in Women-Owned Small Business

On Wednesday, October 24, from 2–3 p.m. CDT, the American Mortgage Diversity Council (AMDC) will present a complimentary webinar entitled "Women-Owned Small Business: Navigating Certification and Federal Contracting Obstacles." Host Heather Beers Burt, Managing Partner, Beers Housing, Inc., will guide viewers through a presentation on how qualifying as a certified women-owned small business (WOSB) can present growth opportunities for organizations led by female entrepreneurs. This latest AMDC webinar will focus on topics that prepare your business to become certified and win new business.

The promotes diversity and inclusion, throughout the mortgage industry by providing a platform for collaboration among mortgage industry leaders for the advancement of diversity and inclusion dialogue. The organization develops and provides tools and strategies to create an understanding and appreciation of individual differences in thought, experience, race, ethnicity, culture, religion, style, sexual orientation, and gender identity. In 2018, the organization hosted a series of town halls designed to bring together representatives from the mortgage industry, the government, and community groups in a dialogue about housing-related issues of concern to LGBT individuals.

Here's what else is happening in The Week Ahead.

  • S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index, Tuesday, 9 a.m. EDT
  • MBA Mortgage Apps, Wednesday, 7 a.m. EDT
  • FHFA House Price Index, Wednesday, 9 a.m. EDT
  • New Home Sales, Wednesday, 10 a.m. EDT
  • Fed Beige Book, Wednesday, 2 p.m. EDT
  • Pending Home Sales Index, Thursday, 10 a.m. EDT

About Author: David Wharton

David Wharton, Managing Editor at the Five Star Institute, is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington, where he received his B.A. in English and minored in Journalism. Wharton has over 16 years' experience in journalism and previously worked at Thomson Reuters, a multinational mass media and information firm, as Associate Content Editor, focusing on producing media content related to tax and accounting principles and government rules and regulations for accounting professionals. Wharton has an extensive and diversified portfolio of freelance material, with published contributions in both online and print media publications. Wharton and his family currently reside in Arlington, Texas. He can be reached at David.Wharton@thefivestar.com.

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