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CEO of MRED Rebecca Jensen wins Elevate Award

Honoree has worked her way up with MLS software expertise
  • Rebecca Jensen, president and CEO of Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) recently received the Women's Council of Realtors Chicago Elevate Award.
  • The award recognizes an individual or company that promotes and supports the advancement of women in real estate.
  • Jensen has a background in computer science, and an MBA.

Rebecca JensenRebecca Jensen, president and CEO of Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) recently received the Women's Council of Realtors (WCR) Chicago Elevate Award, which recognizes an individual or company that promotes and supports the advancement of women in real estate.Jensen spoke with Inman about the award, the highlights of her career, and how her background got her to where she is today. Her comments have been edited for brevity and clarity.What is your educational background? My bachelor’s degree is in Computer Science from Westminster College, and I have an MBA in technology. There were not a lot of women in my programs; many times I was the only woman in my class! It had been my nature to gravitate toward technology even before I started high school-- I took extracurriculars in things like Lotus Notes and database design. It’s really what always excited me. How did you get your start in the real estate industry? During college, I had an internship where ou...

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