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We invite you to become a male ally by joining the gender conversation—on campus, at work, and in life. One of the first steps to being part of the discussion is knowing what's happening.

In this section, we share the news and noteworthy pieces that highlight what Forté, our sponsors, and others are doing in this space.

We hope to see this space grow more going forward. Check back often and please share with us any Male Ally news pieces that got your attention.

REAL MEN?

MBAs on the Move: They believe male mentorship helps women succeed
As Forté’s first male role models, Athena Rising authors, Brad Johnson and Dave Smith, exemplify how a stronger alliance between men and women can help change the status quo.

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Why I'm done trying to be "man enough"
Actor, film-maker social and outspoken feminist, Justin Baldoni, wants to start a dialogue with men to redefine masculinity.

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The design of everyday men: A new lens for gender equality progress
From Forté partner Deloitte’s Doblin Human-Centered Design and Human Capital Consulting practices comes this intriguing report which explores whether men taking on new roles might help close the gender equality gap.

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How men can become better allies to women
Friends of Forté, Drs. Brad Johnson and Dave Smith, share practical advice for male allies at work.

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Joanne Lipman: 3 ways women can embrace men as allies to close the gender gap
Former Forté speaker and author of That's What She Said: What Men Need to Know (and Women Need to Tell Them) About Working Together, Joanne Lipman shares her tips with women for engaging men in the gender equity conversation.

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FORTÉ IN THE NEWS

The #Me Too Movement Has An Ally Among Future MBA's: Manbassadors
The "MeToo" movement has given a platform and powerful voice to women speaking out about both sexual misconduct and everyday gender inequities.

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How 'Men as Allies' Can Aid Women in Business Education"
On this edition of "Walk the Talk," Elissa Sangster, Forté Foundation executive director, discusses efforts to increase women's access to business schools. She speaks with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu on "Bloomberg Markets."

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5 Ways Men Can Be Women's Allies At Work – Forbes
Men can—and must—do more to support gender equality at work. Here's where to start.

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MBA Programs Promote Men as Allies for Gender Equity
Top MBA programs around the country are working to promote gender equity by developing initiatives that turn to men as allies.

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