Diversity Journal awards Christie Kelly for achievements, passion and influence on shaping tomorrow’s leaders
Diversity Journal, one of the leading diversity and inclusion workplace publications targeting senior leadership executives in the business, government, non-profit and higher education sectors, recently named JLL’s Global Chief Financial Officer, Christie B. Kelly to the exclusive list of Women Worth Watching for 2015.
In its 13th year, the Women Worth Watching® award honors the most driven, passionate and innovative women in leadership roles from corporations, organizations and institutions. Of the nearly 160 award-winners, Kelly is one of only three representing the commercial real estate industry. The full list WomenWorthWatching® Award feature will appear in the September/October issue of the publication and is available online.
“Each year, we are humbled by the achievements of the women we profile and inspired by the message they send to the next generation of achievers,” James R. Rector, Publisher & CEO of Diversity Journal stated.
“We have also been proud to provide an award with such meaningful impact on the movement for gender equity in workforce leadership.”
The 2015 installment features first-person accounts from the winners of lessons learned during their careers, and offers personal insights into what it takes to strive in today’s business world. Kelly’s profile highlights her perspective on the value of mentor relationships, how to stay competitive and the importance of taking risks.
“Always, always step outside your comfort zone. Look for opportunities outside your everyday job that will broaden your relationships and skill set. Doing so makes you a stronger person—and a more prepared leader,” Kelly said.
For more on Christie Kelly, you can view her full Women Worth Watching® profile online.