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Impact Stories

Through Forté, Peris Mwangi Is Preparing for a Finance Career

by Lisa Beebe

In her first year at Smith College, Peris Mwangi was unsure of what major to choose. As an international student from Kenya, she says, “I knew nothing about careers in the United States.” She started attending forums and events on campus, including a Forté information session, to explore her options.

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Impact Stories

At a Forté Conference, Olivia West Found Her Community

by Lisa Beebe

In her first year at Purdue University, Olivia wasn’t sure where she was headed. Then, as a sophomore, she attended a leadership seminar hosted by the Women in Business group on campus, where she met a few Forté Ambassadors. Through Forté, she would go on to make valuable connections and explore new opportunities for her future career.

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Impact Stories

Forté MBALaunch Inspired Amanda Villarreal to Pursue a Part-Time MBA

by Meredith Hunt

Amanda Villarreal never considered an MBA until she saw how much financial capital drove community change. After completing Forté’s MBALaunch program, she is now working on gaining her MBA from NYU Stern.

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Women of Leadership Profiles

Dow has Offered the World to These Two Women Leaders

by Meredith Hunt

Andrea Dominowski and Beth Nicholas started their careers at Dow in Michigan 25+ years ago, never imagining that decision would take them to the other side of the world for international assignments. Now back at Dow’s Michigan headquarters, they both continue to grow their skills while leading large business units.

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Women of Leadership Profiles

Caroline McKeon Creates Digital Experiences for Liberty Mutual’s Asia Customers

by Meredith Hunt

Growing up in a family of insurance agents, Caroline McKeon never thought she would follow the same path and also work in the industry until she landed at Liberty Mutual six years ago.

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Diversity and Inclusion

How to Respond to Subtle Sexism at Work

by Lisa Beebe

Should you call his attention to it, or let it slide to avoid making him uncomfortable?

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