Desiree Patno is the CEO and Editor-in-Chief of the National Association of Women in Real Estate Business (NAWRB). Through the NAWRB, Desiree has championed many programs concerning women’s issues, including the Women’s Homeowner Initiative (WHI) and NAWRB’s Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council (NDILC) which seeks to increase the amount of C-suite women in the housing industry. Additionally, Desiree finds time to serve as a mentor with the Million Women Mentors, helping advance women and girls in STEM careers. She also advocates at industry functions across the country on behalf of women entrepreneurs.