Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
California Association of REALTORS®
Farrah Wilder is the California Association of Realtor’s Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. In this newly created position, Farrah supports C.A.R.’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts. She also collaborates with internal and external partners, key stakeholders and C.A.R. members on initiatives that will dramatically heighten awareness, allyship and capabilities across the organization.
Prior to working for C.A.R, Farrah was a Realtor with Compass and founder of The Wilder Group, a real estate team based in Oakland, California. Farrah served on the Boards of the Oakland and Oakland Berkeley Association of REALTORS® from 2014 through 2017 and was 2018 Chair of C.A.R.’s Federal Committee. She was a founding member of the Bridge Association of Realtors’ Housing Committee, a group that has advised on home buyer assistance programs, lobbied local government officials to prioritize down payment assistance programs and the needs of small landlords in their budget and policy directives, and created a successful closing cost grant for first time home buyers.
Farrah earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Michigan and a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. As an attorney, she worked for San Francisco non-profit, Equal Rights Advocates and the United States Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.