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DIALOG Partner Mara Baum Awarded 2022 IWBI Americas Regional Leader

March 21, 2023

We’re thrilled to announce DIALOG Partner Mara Baum as winner of the 2022 Regional Leader (Americas) Award from the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI).

As a WELL Accredited Professional, Mara Baum is one of four recipients—in a community of over 12,000—from across the globe to be awarded Regional Leader on March 15. This award recognizes outstanding members of the WELL AP community with exceptional leadership who have leveraged WELL to make extraordinary strides in health and quality of life. From shaping the evolution of the standard to driving adoption of WELL, Mara is named a leading voice and standout ambassador for all the Americas.

The IWBI focuses on advancing a global culture of health through advocacy for policies that promote well-being everywhere. The WELL movement has seen tremendous growth over the past year, as organizations and individuals such as Mara have championed strategies that contribute to people-first places.

Mara sits on the Materials Advisory for the IWBI, where she contributed to the development of the WELL Building Standard and the WELL Health Safety Rating. She understands the rising demand for health and equity and brings these principles to each of her projects. Mara has showcased standout contributions with advocacy and engagement to influence WELL’s growth to revolutionize the impact our buildings and communities have on health.

Mara will be recognized at the WELL Summit, to be held in Washington, D.C. in September.

Congratulations Mara on such an impactful achievement!


About WELL

WELL is a performance-based system for measuring, certifying, and monitoring features of the built environment that impact human health and well-being, through air, water, nourishment, light, fitness, comfort and mind. WELL is grounded in a body of medical research that explores the connection between the buildings where we spend more than 90 percent of our time, and the health and wellness impacts on us as occupants. WELL Certified™ spaces can help create a built environment that improves the nutrition, fitness, mood, sleep patterns and performance of its occupants.