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Over 300 women attended the 2014 Forté MBA Women's Leadership Conference from June 20 - 21 at UCLA Anderson School of Management. 75% of the attendees are starting business school this fall and we are happy to be the start of their MBA experience. See what attendees and alumnae had to say about the experience.
“It was so cool to see these senior women and top companies all talking about the importance of having women in the company. Having women in leadership is something I’ve been passionate about for a long time.”
The 2014 MBA Women's Leadership Conference was hosted by UCLA in late June. Attendees gained confidence from sessions by presenters including Cindy Solomon, Katrina Lake, and Ali Wing. Women had the opportunity to meet sponsor companies at the career expo and ended the event on a "Happy" note.