ULI Atlanta WLI October Breakfast on Affordable Housing


Tuesday, October 27th, 2020
8:00am - 9:30am EDT




Pricing Members Non-Members
Private FREE $20.00
Public/Academic/Nonprofit FREE $20.00
Retired FREE N/A
Student FREE $10.00
Under Age 35 FREE $20.00
Register by October 25th. Registration is required to receive access to this meeting. Refunds are not available for this virtual meeting.


Grab your favorite morning beverage and join WLI as we continue our monthly virtual breakfast series for the 2020 - 2021 program year. The breakfast series will feature women of influence within the real estate and land use industry, technology, marketing and business with a focus on leadership, professional development & networking.

For the month of October, we will be joined by two leaders in affordable housing. Tayani Suma, Senior Vice President of Real Estate for Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership, Inc. and Ashani O’Mard, Executive Director of Atlanta Affordable Housing Fund. We will hear from both women regarding the challenges and opportunities faced when developing and funding affordable housing across the metro-Atlanta region and the role they play in finding solutions to optimize their developments.

About the Speakers:

Tayani Suma is seasoned community development professional with over twenty years of experience in real estate and economic development in disinvested communities. She has worked with various property types and many financing sources, including New Markets Tax Credits, Historic and Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, taxable and tax-exempt bond financing, conventional debt and equity, Neighborhood Stabilization Program as well as other public and private subsidy and grant programs.

Ashani O’Mard is a seasoned affordable housing and community development professional. She combines her passions and talents for connecting people to pathways of prosperity and addressing Atlanta’s housing affordability crisis. She has worked in community banking, affordable housing, and led teams in fundraising and capital development.