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Posts by Bianca Bickford

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Early Career

Not a “Numbers Person?” Why You Need to Become One

by Precillia Redmond

Don’t think you’re a “numbers person?” It’s time to rethink that definition. In a global economy surrounded by big data and a never-ending flow of information, working with numbers is integral in all career stages.

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College Student

2014 Dialogue with Leadership Highlights

Each year, the Forté Foundation brings together leading women for a candid conversation on careers and business leadership in this exclusive event. We invite you to learn how these successful women advanced to the top. Hosted in 2014 in Los Angeles, Dean Judy Olian of UCLA Anderson School of Management facilitated the conversation with Barbara Hulit, Senior VP and Group Executive at Danaher Corporation; Christine McCarthy, Treasurer at Disney, and Barbara Desoer, CEO of Citibank, N.A.

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College Student

Women Leaders Talk About Adventure, Authenticity, and How to Get to The Top

by Amy Heibel

The Dialogue with Leadership is the heart of the MBA Women’s Leadership Conference — a rare opportunity for MBA women to hear from and talk with senior women business leaders. You might imagine that women in such lofty positions must have carefully charted every twist and turn of their careers. Not so. Read what our three panelists had to say about failure, taking a stand, and work chemistry.

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College Student

Management as a Conduit for Change: Alyssa Mastromonaco and Melinda Gates

by Nicole Chacin

Nicole examines how female leadership can be built, even from humble beginnings, as a conduit for change.

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College Student

Summer Reading List for Future Business Leaders

by Jaskamal Gill

Books that cultivate leadership, expound on desirable traits for successful people, and are informative in areas of business compose the perfect summer reading list.

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Early Career

Confidence Matters as Much as Competence – FT.com

by Elissa Sangster

Forté Executive Director Elissa Sangster analyzes what prevents so many women from rising above mid-level management.

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