"School websites can only convey so much information, so meeting MBA community members at events such as the Forum is essential in determining school fit. Personally, this was the most valuable aspect of the Forum."
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The Forté Forums provide an unparalleled opportunity to speak with business school representatives, hear from inspiring MBA alumnae, and network with your future fellow classmates. Find out what to ask and who to talk to in each step of the application process.
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Over 300 women attended the 2014 Forté MBA Women's Leadership Conference from June 20 - 21 at UCLA Anderson School of Management. 75% of the attendees are starting business school this fall and we are happy to be the start of their MBA experience. See what attendees and alumnae had to say about the experience.
“It was so cool to see these senior women and top companies all talking about the importance of having women in the company. Having women in leadership is something I’ve been passionate about for a long time.”
The 2014 MBA Women's Leadership Conference was hosted by UCLA in late June. Attendees gained confidence from sessions by presenters including Cindy Solomon, Katrina Lake, and Ali Wing. Women had the opportunity to meet sponsor companies at the career expo and ended the event on a "Happy" note.
As a consultant, Beth Bovis can live anywhere she wants and has carefully crafted her work/life balance. You’re surprised to see “consultant” and “work/life balance” in the same sentence? Consulting is commonly considered a way to rack up the frequent flyer miles and see the world, at some cost to domestic stability. But Beth is eager to counter that stereotype.
If you're considering an MBA, a local Forté Forum is the best place for you to get your toes wet. Read an attendee's Forum experience as she discovered the resources available to her to reach her dream of business school.
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.