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Native American Women Make Their Marks in Business While Honoring Their Heritage

by Meredith Hunt

Certain things catch your eye, but pursue only those that capture your heart. – Native American Proverb Everyone has influences that shape their lives. People (parents, grandparents, and teachers), religious traditions, and cultural experiences, for example, can all contribute to personal…

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Let’s Talk About Disability: Part of the Equity Equation

by Wendy Dukes and Libby Davis

Each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month commemorates the important role people with disabilities play in the U.S. workforce. This year’s theme: “Disability: Part of the Equity Equation,” recognizes the valuable contributions of people with disabilities to our economy, our communities, our classrooms, and our world. Learn more about disability inclusion in business school and in the workplace.

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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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