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.
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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.
"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."
"As a first year MBA student at the University of Illinois, I have the opportunity to interact with highly motivated students from across the world exposing me to a global thought process."
The Forté College to Business Leadership Conference gives student leaders the tools and resources to help them succeed in their careers. Watch the highlights from our New York Conference hosted by Deloitte.
"Forté provided me with the opportunity to apply lessons I learned in class with a team in a business setting."
Nothing boosts your confidence like feeling completely prepared for your MBA journey. To gain the in-depth knowledge you’ll need, attend one of the many webinars geared just for pre-MBA women, brought to you by Forté.
Supporters described Forté’s 2015 Edie Hunt Award winner Nikita Mitchell, a University of California Berkeley-Haas MBA Class of 2015 graduate, as “a true Lioness…a woman who will change the world” and “100% badass” for her contributions to women in business. Find out why she earned these accolades—and a standing ovation at the 2015 Forté MBA Women’s Leadership Conference.