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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.
Your second act is after your first job or two and after any advanced degrees you might pursue, but before you become an effective senior manager, CEO, or celebrated entrepreneur, and before your grand finale. How can you maximize this period of your career?
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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.
“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.”
"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."
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.
Each year, the Forté Foundation brings together leading women for a candid conversation on careers and business leadership in this exclusive event. We invite you to learn how these successful women advanced to the top. Hosted in 2014 in Los Angeles, Dean Judy Olian of UCLA Anderson School of Management facilitated the conversation with Barbara Hulit, Senior VP and Group Executive at Danaher Corporation; Christine McCarthy, Treasurer at Disney, and Barbara Desoer, CEO of Citibank, N.A.