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How Forté’s Network Opened Doors for Fahria Omar

by Forté

With a background that spans brain research and healthcare marketing, Fahria Omar leveraged Forté’s network and her MBA to transition into tech.

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Impact Stories

Through Forté, Peris Mwangi Is Preparing for a Finance Career

by Lisa Beebe

In her first year at Smith College, Peris Mwangi was unsure of what major to choose. As an international student from Kenya, she says, “I knew nothing about careers in the United States.” She started attending forums and events on campus, including a Forté information session, to explore her options.

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Impact Stories

At a Forté Conference, Olivia West Found Her Community

by Lisa Beebe

In her first year at Purdue University, Olivia wasn’t sure where she was headed. Then, as a sophomore, she attended a leadership seminar hosted by the Women in Business group on campus, where she met a few Forté Ambassadors. Through Forté, she would go on to make valuable connections and explore new opportunities for her future career.

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Impact Stories

Forté MBALaunch Inspired Amanda Villarreal to Pursue a Part-Time MBA

by Meredith Hunt

Amanda Villarreal never considered an MBA until she saw how much financial capital drove community change. After completing Forté’s MBALaunch program, she is now working on gaining her MBA from NYU Stern.

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College Success

How Forté Helped Rutgers Undergrad Sri Narayanan Grow as a Leader

by Lisa Beebe

Sri Narayana has always been a self-starter, but in her first year at Rutgers, she felt overwhelmed by all her options.

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Impact Stories

At a Forté Event, Ariel Laura Metayer Found a Sisterhood of Supportive Women

Raised by a single mother who immigrated to New York from Haiti, Ariel Laura Metayer has seen firsthand the struggles and strengths of women in the workplace. Now a rising senior at St John’s University, Ariel – a politics and government…

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