Women’s Forum

The Appraisal Foundation Women’s Forum brings women together from across the Foundation’s three boards and staff to discuss opportunities to further advance women in the profession and honor those who are giving back.


Spirited Achiever of Valuation Vision, the Yeomans (SAVVY) Award for Excellence

The Spirited Achiever of Valuation Vision, the Yeomans (SAVVY) Award for Excellence honors the significant contributions of a woman in the valuation profession, reflecting Edie Yeomans’ tireless quest for excellence. Edith (Edie) Yeomans was an Appraisal Foundation Trustee and a prominent fine art appraiser. Her long and illustrious career was distinguished by a commitment to international volunteer service, including serving as Chair of the Foundation’s Personal Property Resource Panel.


This award embodies the spirit of Edie’s passion and dedication to serving the valuation profession though guidance and support for men and women across all appraisal disciplines. Edie’s vision was to establish the Women’s Forum to promote and support the unique needs of women in the valuation profession.


Nominations for 2023 have been closed and will reopen in mid-2024. 


Many organizations across the appraisal and real estate professions have their own women’s networks. Here are links to some of their resources:


Sponsor Organizations

Appraisal Institute Women’s Initiative Award https://www.appraisalinstitute.org/2022-awards-and-recognition/

NAR - Women’s Council of Realtors - https://www.wcr.org/


CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) https://crewnetwork.org/home

NAREB Women’s Council https://womenscouncilofnareb.org/


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