Ms. Ponce de Leon has over 14 years of experience in civil engineering working on historic, cultural, adaptive reuse, residential, commercial, and mixed-use projects. As Managing Partner of GordonDC, Jessie is responsible for all consulting, engineering, and permitting operations within the District of Columbia. She is a member of ULI Washington and is currently co-chair of the WLI Steering Committee. Jessie is also an active alumna of Virginia Tech (VT); a member of the Civil Engineering Alumni and Land
Development Executive Boards. In 2022, Jessie was recognized as one of Washington DC’s “40 under 40” by the WBJ and in 2023 received the “Outstanding Young Alumni Achievement” award from VT’s Civil and Environmental Engineering Department.

Speaking at the Following:

May 18

Thursday, May 18, 2023

WLI Washington’s Community Engagement Initiative

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Metro Toronto Convention Center - North Building, Exhibit Hall BC

In late 2019, WLI Washington began looking for opportunities to create mentorship and career development opportunities for young women (and men) that might not historically be exposed to careers in commercial real estate. The chapter found an engaged partner in the Maya Angelou Charter School (MACS) based in Washington, D.C. This partnership and program launched […]