Business schools are increasingly reaching out to undergrad and high-school women—but they can’t turn the tide alone.
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"Today, more and more successful businesses are led by people like me who do not wear suits. So even if you aren’t the classic MBA candidate, you can still succeed in business school. You just have to be drawn to it."
In celebration of Mother’s Day—and in hopes that Forté women will continually inspire one another—we welcomed comments from those in the Forté network who are pursuing, or who already earned, their MBAs while also raising children.
Read about a mom's journey to connect with, and now spotlight, women juggling MBA programs and parenting--as well as the other advice it inspired us to gather.
Financial services represent a wide variety of roles, as well as sub-industries such as investment banking and investment management.
Laila, a pediatrician, has always been an incredibly high achiever with a philanthropic and entrepreneurial spirit, and big dreams. Will she be able to articulate her goals well enough to convince Harvard Business School and Stanford GSB she has the focus and determination to achieve them?
MBALauncher Divinity Matovu begins University of Pennsylvania's Wharton MBA program this fall with a focus on finance and entrepreneurial management.
Over the course of a day, C2B attendees built leadership skills, enhanced their resumes, networked with leading companies and graduate schools, and learned about various internship and career opportunities.
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.
Maria DeMuro didn’t have a distinct dream job when she was younger. However, an entry-level consulting role and networking with (mostly male) peers in financial services enabled her to discover her interest in investment banking.