Melissa Eamer’s long road from restaurant ownership to Amazon executive has been filled with many valuable lessons.
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Gain advice and inspiration from top women executives working in leadership roles at Forté sponsor companies. Learn about their impressive job, career path, industry and educational choices, standout business and work-life lessons, tips for other women, and more.
In joining Whirlpool Corporation, Liz Door expanded her technical focus to become a cross-functional executive. Learn how her measurable performance, executive MBA, and supportive husband shape her success.
Lucy Brady has worked part-time for 12 of her 18 years at The Boston Consulting Group. Maintaining the right mind-set and a collaborative approach proved that a part-time path could work in her environment—and lead to the top.
Sue Mahony's teenage job at a convenience store and her mom’s nursing career inspired her start in pharmacy, a foundation that positioned her for tremendous success at Eli Lilly and Company.
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.
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.
How did Alison Micucci's rural roots and love for law get her where she is today? Alison boils it down to stepping out of her comfort zone to let some level of risk in at certain points in her career.
Paula Tolliver shares the secrets of a long successful career in business services.
Jennifer Colosimo doesn’t shy away from talking about the challenges of being a woman in the business world. She’s worked hard to cultivate professional relationships that lead to inclusion, which is different than diversity.
Carolyn Miles’ business background served her well in her transition to nonprofit management. Is her MBA experience applicable in a nonprofit environment? Carolyn thinks so.