CoreNet Global Learning Foundation and Trascent Announce 2023 Scholarship Recipients to Increase Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Corporate Real Estate

ATLANTA, GA – July 5, 2023 — CoreNet Global Learning Foundation and Trascent today announced the recipients of a groundbreaking scholarship program designed to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in the corporate real estate profession by providing opportunities for more people to become credentialed as an MCR (Master of Corporate Real Estate) or QPCR (Qualified Professional of Corporate Real Estate).

These designations, administered by CoreNet Global, are significant factors in the career development of those who work in corporate real estate.

The Trascent Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Scholarship Program will fully fund MCR and QPCR scholarships for the following 2023 recipients:


  • Randolf Ilawan, Philippines
  • Sarah Shezi, South Africa
  • Jesse Trevino, USA


  • Ricardo Becerra, USA
  • Yijia Chen, USA
  • Raj Shekhar Dewangan, USA
  • Giuliana Iavarone, USA
  • Mariko Kimura, Australia
  • Albert Matlock, USA
  • Wai Yau Pang, Malaysia
  • Maya Peterson, USA
  • Benjamin Takahiro Tan, Singapore
  • Sanad Zumot, Canada

“The MCR designation is the highest honor that we bestow on members who invest in their professional development, the QPCR is for up-and-coming corporate real estate professionals. We thank Trascent for allowing this to happen,” said Angela Cain, CEO of CoreNet Global.

“As a certified minority-owned, global CRE management consulting firm, Trascent is very pleased to continue offering a scholarship that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion and helps expand the pool of talent of the best and brightest in corporate real estate,” said Rakesh Kishan, Managing Principal, Trascent. “Thank you to CoreNet Global and CoreNet Global Learning Foundation for establishing a path to success in corporate real estate as a profession. We are thrilled to partner together to build greater diversity and talent,“ Kishan added.

About CoreNet Global MCR & QPCR Professional Designation Programs:

About Trascent DEI Scholarship Program:

About Trascent

Trascent, a global management consulting firm, drives measurable performance improvements and quantifiable results in corporate real estate (CRE). Areas of focus include a range of services on how corporations can better structure and deliver CRE services through novel technology and high-performance outsourcing relationships. With a global presence, Trascent’s solutions help clients pinpoint strategic opportunities and implement transformational initiatives, leveraging global and in-region market intelligence and proven methodologies. Trascent's clients span over 20 industries, including life sciences, financial services and technology. 

About CoreNet Global Learning Foundation

CoreNet Global Learning Foundation exists to serve the corporate real estate (CRE) profession by advancing the practice of corporate real estate through professional development, content, research, conferences and local chapters and networking groups. The Foundation aims to broaden its network, raise the profile of the profession, and serve as the profession’s voice and thought leader. For more information, please visit

About CoreNet Global

CoreNet Global is a non-profit association, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia (US), representing nearly 10,000 members in 50 countries with strategic responsibility for the real estate assets of large corporations. The organization’s mission is to advance the practice of corporate real estate through professional development opportunities, publications, research, conferences, designations and networking in 46 local chapters and networking groups globally. For more information, please visit

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