UNCW Student, Savannah Hess, Awarded CREW Network Foundation Scholarship

September 12, 2022
Written by: KW Communications
Cape Fear CREW, the leading organization for women in commercial real estate in the Cape Fear region, congratulates UNC Wilmington senior, Savannah Hess, on earning a 2022 CREW Network Foundation college scholarship. Hess is one of 30 women from Canada and the U.S. who were selected for the program and will receive a $5,000 scholarship, a paid internship opportunity, a six-month mentoring opportunity, a 24-month CREW Network student membership, and complimentary registration for the 2022 CREW Network Convention in Chicago in September. Additionally, Cape Fear CREW has granted Hess a two-year membership in the local chapter as well as matching funds for expenses for the Convention. The scholarship program supports future female leaders as they pursue university-level education that will lead to careers in commercial real estate.
Savannah Hess – photo credit Kathia Barriga-Mateos @kathiasphotography

Cape Fear CREW Chapter Champion and immediate Past President, Gale Wallace, said, “CREW Network Foundation is the only organization dedicating its resources solely towards transforming the commercial real estate industry by advancing women. We want to congratulate Savannah on connecting with us at the UNCW Business Week and submitting for and earning a highly contested grant to continue her path and explore possible careers in CRE. We look forward to welcoming her locally to our chapter and our more than 85 members for networking, mentorship, and growth.”
Savannah Hess is a Senior at UNC Wilmington majoring in Business Administration with a double concentration in Marketing - Professional Selling and Entrepreneurship & Business Development. She is also minoring in Nonprofit Management & Leadership. She is Co-President of the Honors Scholars Association, President of the Habitat for Humanity Club, Vice President of the Photography Club, and a founding member of the Sales Club and Women in Business. Savannah aspires to begin a career in sales/real estate after she graduates, while obtaining her MBA. Her long-term goal is to operate her own business one day.
For more information on CREW Network Foundation, please visit https://crewnetwork.org/foundation. CREW Network Foundation is the philanthropic arm of CREW Network and accepts support from the public to further its work in career outreach, industry research, and college scholarships. For more information on the scholarship process in 2023, please contact Cape Fear CREW at info@capefearcrew.org.
About Cape Fear CREW and CREW Network
The Cape Fear chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), with more than 85 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 that represents over 12,000 women in commercial real estate in chapters around the world. For more information on the Cape Fear chapter, including membership and partnership information, visit the Cape Fear CREW website at www.capefearcrew.org and follow us on Facebook @CapeFearCrew.