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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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.
The “Dialogue with Leadership” panel once again proved to be a signature session at the 2015 Forté MBA Women’s Leadership Conference on June 19 in Washington, D.C. Deloitte Senior Partner Jocelyn Cunningham and Walmart Executive Vice President Gisel Ruiz shared candid perspectives about careers and business leadership.
This year, Deloitte Senior Partner Jocelyn Cunningham and Walmart Executive Vice President Gisel Ruiz participated in the dialogue moderated by Dr. Catherine Tinsley, Professor at Georgetown's McDonough School and Director of the Georgetown Women's Leadership Institute.
55% of female Fortune 100 CEOs earned their MBAs. Find out the background behind each of these successful women and how their MBA influenced their career path.
Jennifer Colosimo doesn’t shy away from talking about the challenges of being a woman in the business world. She’s worked hard to cultivate professional relationships that lead to inclusion, which is different than diversity.
The return on investment in Forté MBALaunch is truly exponential through new connections, GMAT prep, and a support network of women with like-minded goals.
Last year, with new records set by Harvard Business School and Wharton for female MBA enrollment, and with HBS dean Nitin Nohria vowing to double the number of case studies featuring female protagonists in five years, forward momentum on b-school…
Maureen attended the Forté Forum several times and shares how she learned something new each time that set her on the MBA path.