A Commitment to Women

Advancing women in business together.

Forté fosters alliances with like-minded industry organizations who share our vision and commitment to women in the workplace. Through these partnerships, we hope to further the advancement of women in business leadership.

Access MBA

Accredited and highly ranked business schools are coming soon to a city near you to meet qualified MBA candidates. The Access MBA Tour brings together MBA candidates and international business schools in over 40 cities around the world. More than just a fair, Access MBA gives business professionals the opportunity to meet with admissions directors on a One-to-One basis.  Meet top-ranked MBA program representatives, career counselors and GMAT instructors on the Access MBA Tour in worldwide destinations. Places are limited for One-to-One meetings and early registration is recommended.


Accepted.com is an admissions consultancy that helps business school applicants gain acceptance to top MBA programs around the world. Accepted.com offers applicants a wide range of MBA admissions services (pre-application consulting, comprehensive school packages, MBA essay editing, interview prep, resume guidance, etc.), as well as a selection of free resources (blog posts, special reports, webinars, etc.). Led by admissions expert Linda Abraham, the team at Accepted.com is eager to guide women and men through the MBA admissions process.


BusinessBecause "BusinessBecause is the news, networking, and MBA jobs site for the business school world. We provide an inside track to companies like General Electric, and in-depth interviews with business leaders and staff from top business schools around the world. Students can research MBA rankings and find exclusive MBA news to maximize their business school experience.

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management

Since its inception in 1966, The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management has secured $225 million to advance their mission of promoting diversity and inclusion in American business. The Consortium annually awards over 300 full-tuition scholarships for students to attend one of its 17 top-tier member schools. The Consortium’s vast network includes these universities, more than 500 current students, nearly 6,000 alumni and 75 corporate partners consisting of Fortune 100 and 500 companies.


GMAC is a global, non-profit association of 223 leading graduate business schools. Founded in 1953, we are actively committed to advancing the art and science of admissions by convening and representing the industry and offering best-in-class products and services for schools and students. GMAC owns and administers the Graduate Management Admission Test® (GMAT®) exam, used by more than 6,500 graduate programs worldwide. Other GMAC assessments include the NMAT by GMAC™ exam, for entrance into graduate management programs in India and South Africa, and the Executive Assessment, specifically designed for Executive MBA programs around the world. The Council is based in the United States with offices in the United Kingdom, India, and Hong Kong. For information on assessments, study tools and services for candidates, visit www.mba.com. For information about The Council and our market intelligence, professional development opportunities and services for graduate management education, please visit www.gmac.com

Harvard University Women in Business

Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business is currently the largest undergraduate business organization on campus at Harvard, reaching over 300 members. The organization seeks to empower a dynamic group of enterprising young women by uniting them through business education and experience. Through panels, conferences, outreach initiatives, skill-building workshops, leadership projects, and mentorship programs, HUWIB seeks to expose undergraduate women to a variety of business careers.

Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT)

MLT is the premier career development institution that equips African Americans, Hispanics and Native Americans with the key ingredients—skills, coaching and door-opening relationships—that unlock their potential. MLT delivers content via key programs to help minorities at each stage of their career to put them on the fast track to success—at the College, MBA and Executive level.

The MBA Tour

The MBA Tour is an international business education recruitment platform with emphasis on personal interaction between prospective MBA students, business school admission representatives, alumni and other like-minded education enthusiasts. To promote our business philosophy, the MBA Tour offers high quality education fairs that include individual school presentations and interactive panel discussions with leading industry experts as well as personalized round table events. The MBA Tour was established in 1993 and has built its reputation on representing top business schools from Asia, Latin America, Europe and North America.


QS is the leading international network for top careers and education. QS links graduate, MBA and executive communities around the world with recruiters and education providers through websites, publications, selection services and events, both physical and virtual. At our events, MBA candidates can meet face-to-face with some of the world’s top b-schools including Cornell, UCLA, London Business School, Michigan Ross (EMBA) and NYU-Stern.

The Robert Toigo Foundation

The Toigo Foundation is committed to ethical leadership and broader diversity of thought and experience in business. Our mission is to foster the career advancement and increased leadership of under-represented talent by creating mechanisms for greater inclusion from the classroom to the boardroom.


Universum is a global employer branding leader. As thought leaders, Universum drives the industry forward having focused exclusively on Employer Branding (EB) for 20 years. Universum is a trusted partner to schools and universities, and over 500 clients worldwide including many Fortune 100 companies. Universum uses research to understand student attitudes and trends and helps leading employers attract and retain current and future ideal employees. Clients utilize the company's experience, knowledge and services from research, strategic consulting and media solutions.