Who We Are?

Our Mission

Let’s create a world where women lead with confidence. 

Our mission is to connect mentors from real estate professions with students from underrepresented communities interested in real estate entrepreneurship on an interactive platform, because diversity of representation matters in each industry gaining robust growth. 

Note from founders

CREATING OPPORTUNITY IS OUR PASSION…

We’re high school students encouraging girls just like us to pursue careers in real estate and higher education. Real estate entrepreneurship is a valuable field, but women are still underrepresented. We started this program to create an opportunity for girls to learn about and break into the exciting field of real estate. We hope to not only give girls access to a real estate education, amazing mentors, and networks, but also create a space for girls to feel empowered to reach for the tallest of buildings. We hope to instill confidence, a passion for hard work, and the determination to break the glass ceiling for women in real estate…

Get involved

DONATE

All donations go towards maintaining resources for the mentees and funding of the college scholarship program.

MENTOR

If you are experienced in the world of Real Estate and want to help give underprivileged girls access to education and networking, WIRE is the place for you. Please contact us for more information.

MENTEE

Are you a girl ages 14-20 interested in the world of real estate? WIRE is here to provide you with access to mentors and opportunities, who will give you a valuable education, resources and help you create your own network.

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OUR TEAM

Charlotte Fuchs

CO-founder

Charlotte is a senior in high school and a Co-Founder of WIRE. Within WIRE, she is the head advisor to our mentees and is an outlet for them throughout the program. She oversees our social media and program logistics. Outside of WIRE, Charlotte spends time doing volunteer work with the homeless and working part-time at a real estate leasing and management company.

Gabriella Benedict

Co-founder

Gabriella is a senior in high school and a Co-Founder of WIRE. Her focus is head advisor to our mentors and technical support. She oversees curated content for mentees, technology, and the admissions process. Outside of WIRE, she has a passion for business and technology as a member of Girls Who Code and the Business and Finance Prefect at her school. 

Joe Killinger

ADvising Founder

Joe Killinger has been an active member in the real estate industry for many years, wearing different hats, and at times multiple hats! Over the years he has been an agent, investor, syndicator, founder, and operator of companies as well as properties he invests in. His expertise has been developed over the past 30 years. During that time he has been personally responsible for the sale of and/or directly involved in the marketing of over 5,900 assets, resulting in closed transactions totaling over 900 million dollars throughout the United States.

George Pino

advisor

George Pino has been involved in real estate for the past 31 years, overseeing the opening of offices across the US and being personally responsible for the sale and marketing of over 6,000 assets, aiding closed transactions totaling over one billion dollars throughout the US. In 2002, Mr. Pino started Learning Links Centers, LLC, a real estate investment company geared toward lower income neighborhoods in the US and highlighting educational opportunities for their residents. To date, LLC has acquired 7 buildings, totalling 467 units. Concurrently, he started Commercial Broker’s International, a full service commercial brokerage, alongside Joseph Killinger. 



Sturai Yusufi

advisor

Sturai Yusufi began her real estate career over a decade ago serving Northern Virginia Metro Area and team member of a Multi-Million Dollar Sales Club at Century 21. Combined with the desire to see communities thrive, her drive to help clients achieve their business and financial goals, has allowed her to deliver results. She has always prioritized being an advocate or a representative for marginalized communities in every industry she has served.  Staying involved in the community and giving back is a source of great joy to her. Sturai is thrilled to support in advancing its mission.