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Diversity and Inclusion

Changing the Status Quo for Hispanic Women

by Meredith Hunt

Hispanic Heritage Month is an opportunity to shine a light on the remarkable accomplishments of Hispanic women while also illuminating that they comprise just 1.6% of senior executives at the nation’s largest companies. Learn what Forté is doing to help change the status quo for Hispanic women.

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Women of Color in the Workplace: Navigating the Common Challenges

by Meredith Hunt

With women of color only occupying four percent of C-suite positions and being on the receiving end of disrespect and microaggressions more often than white women, it’s no wonder that burnout, stress, and job dissatisfaction are higher among women of color. What can be done about it?

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Strategizing for Success at the Candid Conversations Symposium

by Lisa Beebe

What does it take for a woman of color to become a business leader? An MBA can open doors — and so can connections with other talented and motivated people.

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What Authenticity in the Workplace Means to Five LGBTQ+ MBAs

by Elissa Sangster, CEO of Forté

Forté fosters a community of diverse business leaders whose personal identities and professional backgrounds strengthen our values of diversity and inclusion. We strive to build an inclusive culture where everyone is empowered to be the type of leader and role model…

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Let’s Talk About Gender Equity: 10 Conversation Starters

by Amy Orlov

One of the best ways to support gender equity is by talking about it with your friends, family, and colleagues. To help spark these important discussions, we created a list — which includes conversation openers, discussion questions, and key topics — to encourage dialogue on both gender equity and allyship.

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Diversity and Inclusion

Are You “Covering” at Work? You’re Not Alone

by Amy Orlov

Even in the most diverse work environments, people often feel pressure to downplay certain aspects of their identity on a daily basis. This phenomenon is known as “covering.”

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