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.
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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.
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.
One thing we have learned from working with developing nations over many years is that efforts to increase the economic participation of women yield tremendous positive impacts in subsequent generations. The challenge, then, is figuring out how to go about expanding opportunities for women. What are the most effective avenues to pursue?
In fields traditionally led by men like technology and manufacturing, doors are opening for women. And while it's a nice notion that simply leaning in could get us on the other side, it requires more than that. It requires walking through. Forcefully. Graciously. And immediately.
Nicole takes a look at female leadership by examining the vision and use of power by Margaret Thatcher, Moira Forbes, and Bonnie Wurzbacher.
Nicole joined 71 prospective MBA students for the 21st annual Diversity Conference at the Tuck School of Business. She shares her discoveries about business school academic curriculum, opportunities for personal and professional development, and gains an insider’s look at what makes the community distinctive.
Forté Executive Director Elissa Sangster is quoted in this article by FT.com. Although women are making strides in education generally, accounting for a majority of university students overall in most developed countries, they remain in a minority in business schools.
Nicole looks to the future by removing the focus on the hypotheticals we think are key to our happiness and instead embracing the successes and setbacks in every moment of our lives.
Join us in London or Paris for an in-depth review and discussion of the latest findings on gender parity in business, including insights for navigating your career and coaching others.