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    Maya Ramirez

    Financial freedom with a Foundation scholarship fast-tracked this recipient’s dreams.

    Name: Maya Ramirez
    Chapter: IREM®Orange County Chapter
    Member since: 2015
    Impact: Donald M. Furbush, CPM® Scholarship recipient

    Her story

    Mayra Ramirez was at a crossroad in her career as an Assistant Property Manager. She wanted to expand her knowledge of the industry and explore new career opportunities, but she didn’t have the financial means to do it. Her employer at the time would only fund one educational class per year so she was stuck on an 8+ year path toward her dream of earning her CPM certification – until she discovered and applied for an IREM Foundation scholarship.


    "From the beginning of my journey until today, I have received a 70% increase in compensation directly correlated to my CPM certification dream. A dream that would not have been possible to achieve so quickly without the IREM Foundation scholarship."

    Our impact:

    Mayra was awarded a Donald M. Furbush, CPM® Scholarship which allowed her the financial freedom to take charge of her career goals and earn her CPM certification in just three years! She is now a leader in her local IREM chapter and hopes to pay it forward by working with local universities and students to promote IREM and the mission of the Foundation.

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