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Forté Connected Nick Vachon, Co-President of MIT Sloan Male Allies, With Like-Minded Leaders

by Lisa Beebe

At the 2021 Forté MBA Leadership Summit, Nick Vachon, Co-President, MIT Sloan Male Allies, shared strategies and best practices with male ally program leaders from other business schools.

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How MBALaunch Helped Erika Lawrence Earn Admission to Wharton

by Lisa Beebe

Erika Lawrence participated in Forté MBALaunch to prepare for the business school application process and found the activities, workshops, support, and mentorship invaluable. She enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania (The Wharton School) as part of the Class of 2023.

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A Forté MBA Conference Fast-Tracked Alissa Del Toro’s Finance Career

by Lisa Beebe

When Alissa Del Toro considered pivoting into a venture capital career, the Forté MBA Financial Services FAST Track Conference helped her explore her options — and make that move.

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How a Student-Led Initiative Helped Diversify Darden’s Case-Based Curriculum

by Lisa Beebe

Pam Fischer was in her first year at Darden when she and other women noticed how few of the cases they were studying featured women. With the help of other student leaders, Pam launched a case audit that inspired changes.

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Incoming MBAs Share Takeaways From the 2021 MBA Women’s Leadership Conference

by Lisa Beebe

This year’s MBA Women’s Leadership Conference was held virtually, which allowed incoming MBA women from all over the world to participate. We reached out to three Forté Fellows — Mariam Bobtoya, Meenakshi Kukreja, and Divya Dewan — to hear about their experiences at the conference.

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Emily LeStrange Found a Flexible, Focused MBA Game Plan in MBALaunch On Demand

by Lisa Beebe

After studying liberal arts in college, Emily LeStrange fell in love with the financial services industry. Forté’s MBALaunch On Demand program helped her level up in her career.

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