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Cushman & Wakefield Hosts ‘Wonder Women Philly’ Dinner at THE ROOM at ONE Liberty Place
Intimate Gathering of Women Executives and Entrepreneurs Fosters Mutual Support and Relationship Building

PHILADELPHIA, December 11, 2018 – Women executives and entrepreneurs gathered at THE ROOM at ONE Liberty Place to exchange ideas and share experiences as Cushman & Wakefield hosted a recent Wonder Women Philly Dinner. The event was part of an ongoing series curated by Yao Huang, founder and CEO of The Hatchery.

THE ROOM, a tenant-exclusive amenity which opened earlier this year, offers sophisticated features and services unmatched by any other commercial property in the Metro Philadelphia area. Designed by the award-winning Philadelphia-based architectural firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, the elegant space features two conference rooms, a Library Lounge, an open co-working area and bar.

“We were excited to make this private space available for this intimate gathering,” said Missy A. Quinn, Senior Managing Director, Asset Services at Cushman & Wakefield. “THE ROOM provided the perfect setting for an evening designed to foster meaningful conversation and relationship building. I personally enjoyed connecting with so many fascinating and successful women professionals and discovering how much we had in common.”

A New York City-based innovation group, The Hatchery, invests in, advises and builds companies in the areas of artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data. Yao leads the firm’s enterprise incubator and works closely with foreign consulates and trade and investment offices in 13 countries around the world. She has a particular passion for helping entrepreneurs and social causes with projects in place to build global communities, and to help propel more women into executive positions.

“I launched the Wonder Women initiative 12 years ago, when women who were breaking the glass ceiling often found they were going it alone,” said Yao. “I gathered together about 20 women from diverse industries in an environment that was intentionally relaxed and fun, so folks could expand their relationships beyond work as well as help others advance their careers.”

Today Yao hosts invitation-only Wonder Women events in 14 cities, including New York, Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles and London. “Those who attend the dinners have included the founders of companies, venture capitalists, heads of innovation at Fortune 100 companies, even a chief of staff to a country’s president,” noted Yao. “Women relish the opportunity to enjoy good food and good company, as well as to support one another’s growth and success.”

PHOTO CAPTION Entrepreneurs, innovators and corporate executives from the Greater Philadelphia region gather at THE ROOM at ONE Liberty Place for the recent Wonder Women Philly dinner hosted by Yao Huang, founder of The Hatchery.

About Cushman & Wakefield

Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with 48,000 employees in approximately 400 offices and 70 countries. In 2017, the firm had revenue of $6.9 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake on Twitter.

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