Women’s full-time enrollment in MBA programs at 36 member schools climbed to 36.2% on average for students—a 3.9 percentage point jump since 2011.
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Forté Foundation has introduced a number of initiatives since its launch 14 years ago to close the gender gap in pursuing careers in business and an MBA.
Your presentations might be good enough—but Laura Wall Klieves, VP of Marketing and Academy at Duarte, Inc., believes your ideas deserve more.
Evercore's Jane Gladstone started her nearly 25-year investment banking career with an art history degree, no finance experience, and a salary trailing the janitor's.
"Getting an MBA is a major investment in myself, both in time and money, and I want to make sure that I attend the right program, with the right people."
"As soon as the program began, I knew I’d made the right decision. MBALaunch felt like an insider’s ticket to MBA application process."
"One of the most important things I have taken away from Forté MBALaunch is learning to think like a business school candidate. This is something I couldn't google or learn from a secondhand experience. "
"At a time when many of my classmates were just beginning their internship searches, I already had connections and informational interviews set up with several industry leaders."
"At the end of the day, losing your authenticity can only hurt you."
"I chose to pursue my MBA at Rotman because of the (as yet) unrealized potential I see in building social and sustainable outcomes into companies’ business models."