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College Success

2021 Forté Graduation Cap Design Contest

by Forté

Seniors — it’s time to celebrate YOU! In the midst of yet another weird academic year, we know how hard you worked to earn your undergraduate degree. At the end of all the Zoom-classes and on campus social distancing, you deserve…

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Women of Leadership Profiles

As Global Head of HR at Blackstone, Paige Ross Relies on Curiosity and Flexibility

by Meredith Hunt

As a native New Yorker and 25-year veteran of human resources roles across industries, Paige Ross has seen it all. A lifelong learner, Paige now applies her people savvy as global head of Human Resources for Blackstone, a leading investment management firm.

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MBA - About the MBA

Three Things I’d Tell My 20-Year-Old Self

by Jenny Ham

Dear 20-year-old self, You are living in an era where women are taking up space in the billionaires’ club and funds designed for the empowerment of women in historically male-dominated industries and organizations. The metaphorical window has been pried open for you to invest in yourself and pursue an MBA, and I could not be prouder.

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Impact Stories

Forté Impact: Chantel Adams and Jacqui Cuffe McNamara

by Meredith Hunt

When Chantel Adams and Jacqui Cuffe McNamara got MBAs in 2014, jobs were not the only thing on their minds. They had also just capped off two years of dedication to advancing women’s representation in business, for which they tied to win the prestigious Edie Hunt Inspiration Award. Seven years later, they still believe in Forté’s mission to get more women leading.

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Impact Stories

Forté Impact: Henry Frost

by Meredith Hunt

During his second year of graduate school at the University of Virginia, Henry Frost had an eye-opening experience. While attending Forté’s Inclusive Leadership Program, he learned about Forté’s Men as Allies program.

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Impact Stories

Forté Impact: Alex Walker Turner

by Forté

For Alex Walker, the mentor program nurtured an allyship with her male classmates that continues to fuel her relationships with colleagues at McKinsey & Company, where she’s thriving as a team leader and advocate for parity in the workplace.

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