DEI Leadership Awards: Success Stories from Past Winners Webinar July 11

Annually, the Mortgage Bankers Association recognizes residential and commercial/multifamily members who show leadership in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) internally through market outreach efforts.

As the world continues evolving, DEI programs are more critical than ever. The DEI Leadership Award recognizes MBA members who have developed innovative ways to foster DEI efforts within their organization and the communities in which they serve.

This webinar will feature winners from past award seasons as they share industry best practices and successes to inspire new strategy outreach to diverse populations in the industry.

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Thursday, July 11 (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET)


Highlight past award-winning programs from 2023 Residential recipients

DEI Leadership Award application best practices and tips for future applicants

The future of DEI for MBA member organizations

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Target Audience:

All Residential Members

All CMF Members


Moderator: Amber Lawrence, AVP of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Mortgage Bankers Association

Nikki Bialka, VP, National Community Lending Manager, Fifth Third Bank

Shanita Byrd, EVP of Employee Engagement & Development, Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group

Laird Nossuli, CEO, iEmergent