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Forté Fellow Spotlight: Connie Chai

“One of the most impactful pieces of advice I’ve received so far in business school is that the MBA should be a transformational experience, not a transactional experience. What does that mean? I think it means taking risks and challenging myself to “say yes” to classes or experiences that I would typically shy away from. It means being open-minded and present within and outside the MBA community. These two years in school are meant to grant me a safe space to grow as a leader so that I can make a bigger impact!”

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College Student

Forté Family: Breaking the Glass Ceiling (While Working Part-Time)

Forté Family is a quarterly newsletter featuring profiles of women in leadership and our Forté Fellows. Become a member to receive this newsletter!

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College Student

2014 MBA Women’s Leadership Conference Highlights

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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Forté Fellows

Jacqui Cuffe, 2014 Edie Hunt Award Winner: A Passion for Leadership

by Amy Heibel

“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.”

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Diversity and Inclusion

Confidence, Inspiration, and Leadership: The 2014 MBA Women’s Conference

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.

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Forté Fellows

Chantel Adams, 2014 Edie Hunt Award Winner: Pay It Forward

“I truly believe that when you present yourself well, people see your potential and want to help you along, and it’s my responsibility in turn to mentor someone else.”

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