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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If you're considering an MBA, a local Forté Forum is the best place for you to get your toes wet. Read an attendee's Forum experience as she discovered the resources available to her to reach her dream of business school.
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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.
Be flexible and improvise when you are meeting new people in a professional context.
There were numerous takeaways from this session at the Forté C2B Conference, but upon surveying the reactions of Ali's fellow attendees and asking what advice they would pass along to a friend, we focused on five key pieces of advice from Marjie Terry.
Precillia participated in a team building session with her manager and peers at an improv theater in Boston. As a big fan of comedy, she expected the experience to be fun. What she didn’t expect was to come out of the day with improv techniques to improve her capabilities as a team member and a manager.
Rather than adopt a general mentorship relationship between one or two people, consider fostering a "Board of Directors" - your team of mentors with a wide range of perspectives and pertinent feedback.
Given the prevalence of building a strong network and its necessity to gain entry-difficult positions in places such as Wall Street and Silicon Valley, it is rather useful to have an approach to building your own.
Nicole was selected to attend Forté's College Conference and shares her highlights of the event.