Wilmington, NC – May 8, 2019 – Cape Fear CREW, the leading organization for women in commercial real estate in the Cape Fear region, welcomes Dr. Marilyn Sheerer, UNC Wilmington Provost and Vice Chancellor, on Friday, May 17th, 2019 to address Empowered Women and their Continued Challenges. The program will be held at Pine Valley Country Club in Wilmington, NC from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM and will be the final lunch program until Fall 2019.
Dr. Sheerer will speak to Cape Fear CREW members and guests about the importance for women to speak out in clear, consistent ways, using an impactful voice as well as thoughts on the multiple roles women balance every day. Dr. Sheerer joined UNCW in 2016, bringing more than 25 years of experience in higher education administration to the university, and is the highest-ranking woman on UNCW’s campus. She currently oversees all academic units of the university and serves as Chief Academic Officer. Prior to coming to UNCW, she was the provost of East Carolina University from 2007 until 2014. She also served as dean of the ECU College of Education, associate dean for faculty and program development, interim vice chancellor for university and advancement and interim vice chancellor for student life. Before serving at ECU, she was a department chair at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and Northern Illinois University. Dr. Sheerer holds a bachelor’s degree from Bloomsburg State College in Pennsylvania, a master’s degree from Syracuse University and a Ph.D. from Ohio University.
About Cape Fear CREW and CREW Network
The Cape Fear chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), with more than 50 members from a wide array of commercial real estate interests, has as its mission to advance the success of women in commercial real estate. CREW Network is the affiliated national association which represents over 11,000 women in commercial real estate in chapters across more than 70 major markets in the United States and Canada.