Empowering Women in Real Estate

December 7, 12-4pm

Willamette Valley Country Club

Canby, OR


2 Hours CE for Oregon REALTORS® Members


Join women across the state in this half-day women’s retreat featuring Christine Hansen’s 5 Steps to a Healthier Perspective, a wise women panel, and lightly structured networking. Earn two hours of CE while you enjoy lunch and drinks.


Emcee: Rep. Vikki Breese-Iverson
Rep. Breese-Iverson represents Oregon’s 55th House District. She has served in the legislature since 2019, representing parts of Deschutes, Jackson, Klamath, and all of Crook County. She and her husband own and operate several small businesses including his advertising agency, her real estate agency, a coffee shop, and their wholesale all-natural beef company.

5 Steps to a Healthier Perspective with Christine Hansen, GRI
A REALTOR® for more than 30 years, Christine was the 2020 Vice President of Advocacy for the National Association of REALTORS®. She has served in association leadership almost continuously at the state and national levels. She is broker-owner of Century 21 Hansen Realty in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

1:45 pm
Wise Women Panel, featuring:

Sarita Dua
Sarita is the CEO of Portland Home Resource and a former Keller-Williams MAPS Mastery Coach. She is a graduate of the MBA program at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and the HBX CORe program at Harvard Business School. Sarita has been selling real estate for 19 years after 14 previous years in high-tech sales and marketing.

Ashleigh Fordham
Ashleigh has been a full-time REALTOR® for the past 12 years and has an array of experience. She is currently serving as President of Mid-Valley Association of REALTORS®, DVP District 2, and serves on the Business Key Issues Committee. She is also the Principal Broker and Co-Owner of Windermere Heritage, located in Downtown Salem.

Jenny Pakula
Jenny has been with Oregon REALTORS® for more than 18 years and has helped Oregon REALTORS® gain national recognition under her leadership. Before stepping into the role of CEO, Jenny served as the Association’s legal counsel and formed the Oregon REALTORS® HOME Foundation.

Kate Van Looven
Kate is the CEO of VanLooven Properties and a buyer’s specialist with The Perreault Group. She is the membership director for the 2021 Women’s Council of REALTORS® in the Greater Portland Area and was also recently appointed as president of the Portland Metro LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance for 2021 and 2022.

Moderated by Kerri Hartnett, 2022 First Vice President, Women’s Council of REALTORS®

3:00 pm
Drinks + Choose Your Own Adventure Networking – Pick a station and hang out or move around and mingle. It’s your choice!

In-Person Event – Limited number of Tickets Available