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The Forté Foundation’s Elissa Ellis Sangster: Q&A – TopMBA.com

Last year, with new records set by Harvard Business School and Wharton for female MBA enrollment, and with HBS dean Nitin Nohria vowing to double the number of case studies featuring female protagonists in five years, forward momentum on b-school gender…

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Early Career

The Changing MBA: How Tech And Entrepreneurship Are Reshaping Studies – Chicago Tribune

“Business school is all about constant change and improvement and response to the market,” said Elissa Sangster.

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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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Early Career

Europe’s Top B-School Courts Women by Learning What ‘Candid Americans’ Want

by Nick Leiber

About 17 percent of the students at the University of London’s London Business School’s full-time MBA program hail from North America. Just under one-third are women, according to Bloomberg Businessweek’s latest rankings profile.

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Early Career

New Strategies to Recruit Women Pay Dividends – The Globe and Mail

by Jennifer Lewington

Men typically outnumber women in full-time MBA programs – a gender imbalance that has some Canadian business schools rethinking their pitch to top female candidates. With new strategies, including one-on-one recruitment, partnerships with women leadership organizations and donor-funded awards, schools hope…

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Early Career

Mirroring Trend, Texas Women Face Tough Road to Top Business Roles – Dallas News

by Michael A. Lindenberger

WASHINGTON — A woman is mayor of Texas’ largest city, and two others are deans of two of its top law schools. Women have led the University of North Texas, been mayors of Dallas and Fort Worth, served in the U.S….

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