A few of the new Forté Fellows share their gratitude to the women who have come before them for donating to support travel stipends for them to attend the Forté MBA Women's Leadership Conference in Washington, DC on June 18-20, 2015.
As the latest and the youngest woman leader on the UMT Consulting management team, Milena Beshkova recognized a unique opportunity to help her female peers. She pitched—and now leads—UMT’s Gender Balance and Mentoring and Coaching Initiatives, and women’s promotion rates have already improved dramatically in under a year.
"As I look forward to starting at my first choice school in the fall, I count Forté Foundation and the MBALaunch On Demand program as one of my key enablers."
The women who attend the Forté MBA Women’s Leadership Conference will leave energized and committed to excelling in their career.
Emily has been progressing well in her marketing career across various legal and financial services firms, but she now wants to pursue her dream of working in the luxury goods industry.
Forté Foundation is building the pipeline of future leaders in business. Meet a few of these women in this short video.
Business schools are increasingly reaching out to undergrad and high-school women—but they can’t turn the tide alone.
"Today, more and more successful businesses are led by people like me who do not wear suits. So even if you aren’t the classic MBA candidate, you can still succeed in business school. You just have to be drawn to it."
In celebration of Mother’s Day—and in hopes that Forté women will continually inspire one another—we welcomed comments from those in the Forté network who are pursuing, or who already earned, their MBAs while also raising children.
Read about a mom's journey to connect with, and now spotlight, women juggling MBA programs and parenting--as well as the other advice it inspired us to gather.