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College Student

Beth Bovis – A.T. Kearney: Breaking the Glass Ceiling (While Working Part-Time)

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.

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College Student

Women Leaders Talk About Adventure, Authenticity, and How to Get to The Top

by Amy Heibel

The Dialogue with Leadership is the heart of the MBA Women’s Leadership Conference — a rare opportunity for MBA women to hear from and talk with senior women business leaders. You might imagine that women in such lofty positions must have carefully charted every twist and turn of their careers. Not so. Read what our three panelists had to say about failure, taking a stand, and work chemistry.

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Early Career

Confidence Matters as Much as Competence – FT.com

by Elissa Sangster

Forté Executive Director Elissa Sangster analyzes what prevents so many women from rising above mid-level management.

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College Student

Let’s Talk About an MBA

by Lenka Kollar

When deciding whether an MBA is right for you, think about what you want to do with your career in the future. An MBA will only enhance your skills and make you a more valuable employee for knowing both the technical and the business side of things.

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ExxonMobil Women Executives Participate in PBS Initiative – “Breakthrough Women”

ExxonMobil collaborated with Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce (GHWCC) and Houston PBS to produce a series of vignettes called Breakthrough Women, featuring women executives in Houston’s leading industries.

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Early Career

Debra Coleman – Bank of America Merrill Lynch: Make No Unconscious Decision

Debra Coleman briefly tried working in a school…and in a corporate law office…and in a law firm that collected delinquent taxes. “I had no idea what I wanted to do!” she recalls. Graduating from Williams College with a liberal arts degree,…

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