When Elena first joined McKinsey, the analytical aspects came naturally to her. It was at business school that she had the opportunity to take on new challenges.
Posts in MBA – About the MBA
"I’m currently applying to b-school and honestly, a year ago, I never thought I would be applying at this point in my career, and especially not to the schools I’m applying to. What happened in this year that changed my trajectory? Well, Forté happened."
"The intersection of business, entrepreneurship, and education is my passion." The leadership skills that Lourdes will gain from an MBA will help her change global education.
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.
Emily has been progressing well in her marketing career across various legal and financial services firms, but she now wants to pursue her dream of working in the luxury goods industry.
Business schools are increasingly reaching out to undergrad and high-school women—but they can’t turn the tide alone.
"Today, more and more successful businesses are led by people like me who do not wear suits. So even if you aren’t the classic MBA candidate, you can still succeed in business school. You just have to be drawn to it."
In celebration of Mother’s Day—and in hopes that Forté women will continually inspire one another—we welcomed comments from those in the Forté network who are pursuing, or who already earned, their MBAs while also raising children.
Read about a mom's journey to connect with, and now spotlight, women juggling MBA programs and parenting--as well as the other advice it inspired us to gather.
Financial services represent a wide variety of roles, as well as sub-industries such as investment banking and investment management.