Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At Keller Williams, we celebrate our differences. We believe that each of us has the right to be our authentic self, live our true life, and pursue the opportunities we have always believed were possible. Our mission is to be the empowering community we all deserve, where everyone belongs and anyone can thrive.

Real Change Starts with Leadership

Gary Keller
I believe we can set an example within the industry by committing more of ourselves to a better and equitable future.
Gary Keller
Co-founder and Chairman, Keller Williams

Yes to Equity

In 2021, Keller Williams’ International Associate Leadership Council (IALC) passed two key proposals.

  1. “Equity: Opportunities for All” Added to the Keller Williams Belief System
  2. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee Becomes a Standing Committee at All Keller Williams Offices

Real Change Happens Together

See How the KW Social Equity Task Force Was Formed

Keller Williams’ Social Equity Task Force is charged with creating both immediate and long-term strategies to uproot racial disparities at the company and promote reform across the real estate industry. A diverse crew in and of itself,, the task force includes associates from every Keller Williams region across the U.S. and Canada.

Julia Lashay Israel
Head of Inclusion and Belonging

As the head of inclusion and belonging, Julia Lashay Israel advises, trains, and coaches leaders, team members, and agents to recognize and address diversity, equity, and inclusion opportunities and challenges across the organization.

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We are committed to creating an environment where team members and associates of all backgrounds feel welcome and included, thrive as unique individuals, and see themselves represented across our organization.
Julia Lashay Israel
Head of Inclusion and Belonging
We must all be engaged and active in the fight against exclusivity and discrimination. This mindset should be included in our belief system.
John Clidy
KW Social Equity Task Force Co-Chair
It’s our culture here at Keller Williams to create a place where anyone and everyone, no matter their race, color, national origin, religion, sex, creed, age, or disability, can thrive in an environment that is truly incredible while having an opportunity to build lives worth living.
Jesse Dill
Property Group Team Lead

Real Change Happens When We Learn

The dream of homeownership should belong to everyone. And that dream offers an incredible opportunity for Keller Williams agents to become experts on the changing needs of consumers today. Keller Williams offers three courses to help you put diversity, equity, and inclusion at the forefront of your business.

Color of Real Estate

Take an in-depth look at the history of practices and policies that have contributed to today’s homeownership gap. You’ll learn how to create a lasting impact in society and in your real estate business by implementing diverse business strategies that ensure fair housing for all.

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Unconscious Bias in Real Estate

This course delves into how the brain unconsciously produces bias and how these unconscious biases impact your business. You’ll learn how to become more aware of your behaviors, empowering you to be more intentional about your actions.

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Inclusive Leadership

The Inclusive Leadership Course will help leaders create an inclusive culture that fosters belonging, where everyone can bring their authentic selves to build thriving businesses and create opportunities for all.

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Agent of Distinction

Developed by Keller Williams with renowned leaders of inclusion, Keller Williams’ diversity certification, Agent of Distinction, covers a breadth of topics on diversity and inclusion to help you meet the needs and expectations of the modern client.

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Real Change Happens When We Connect

Keller Williams Affinity Groups are created by agents, for agents. Each community brings together people with similar backgrounds, experiences, and interests and provides a place where social inclusion, belonging, and business growth thrive.

KW Rainbow Network

We take Pride in our company mission and unique culture with a commitment to our agents, associates, leaders, and staff at KW to build diversity worth celebrating.

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This course delves into how the brain unconsciously produces bias and how these unconscious biases impact your business. You’ll learn how to become more aware of your behaviors, empowering you to be more intentional about your actions.

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Hispanic Leaders of Real Estate

We are determined to build success and opportunity for generations. We rely on our collective strength to support, empower, give, and create an enduring legacy.

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KW Pan-Asian Network

We are a global collective of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have chosen to build their real estate careers and businesses within the Keller Williams culture.

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KW Black Business Associates Group

We are a group designed for black KW agents to share our thoughts, celebrate our wins, uplift our spirits, and grow our lives.

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Lady Leaders of Real Estate

This group has been created as a platform for the amazing, powerful women leaders of Real Estate. We are committed to being the best version of ourselves we can be and rock this female movement.

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KW-Signs is a nationwide network of D/HH (Deaf / Hard of Hearing) and ASL-accessible hearing agents with adequate tools to meet the real estate needs of the D/HH communities.

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KW Alliance of Persians for Purposeful Action

The KW APPA group is a resource of networking for all Persian Real Estate Associates within Keller Williams. This community is cultivated to support the voices of the individuals involved, nurture cultural understanding, & to empower all collaborators.

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KW Arabic Real Estate Professionals

This Affinity Group will provide exclusive access to a powerful network of real estate professionals, all dedicated to sharing knowledge, best practices, and providing support to help each other succeed.

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KW Simcha

To celebrate our traditions, foster relationships with fellow Jewish KW associates, grow referral networks, mastermind ideas, share successes, and grow together.

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A Recognized Leader in Diversity

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We Listen. We Learn. We Speak Up. 
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