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Forté Diversity Day

2021 Forté Diversity Day

Amplifying Underrepresented Voices in Business

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Forté seeks to amplify the voices and experiences of all women. On Nov. 4, we’re hosting the first-ever Forté Diversity Day! We want to help women who have historically been underrepresented in business move forward in their careers and grow as leaders.

Join us at this free symposium for women who identify as African American, Black, Hispanic, Latinx, and/or Native American. Connect with other motivated women, network with mission-aligned companies, and explore how an MBA can help you rise up in the business world.

SYMPOSIUM AGENDA — THURSDAY, NOV. 4, 2021

Noon–1 pm ET

Welcome & Keynote

Kick off the day with an introduction to Forté and inspiring remarks from our keynote speaker — Tammy Warren, Head of Program Management on Google's Geo for Everyone team. Join us live for a chance to win a GMAT voucher worth $250.

1–1:30 pm ET

Coffee Break & Networking

1:30–2:30 pm ET

Real Talk With MBA Alumni

Successful women MBA alumni from Forté partner business schools speak candidly about their b-school experiences, share personal insights, and answer audience questions.

5–5:45 pm ET

Admissions Panel: What Women Need To Know

Gain exclusive insights on business school admissions. Seasoned MBA admissions professionals discuss researching schools, the application process, admissions requirements, and financing your MBA.

5:45–6:15 pm ET

Business School Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Roundtable

DEI initiatives are a high priority at business schools around the world. Hear experts discuss how b-schools are shaking up the status quo by developing more equitable and inclusive communities.

6:30–8 pm ET

MBA Student Group Roundtables

Connect with current student leaders from Forté partner business schools.

  • Discover opportunities for campus involvement and leadership
  • Explore student group offerings at our partner b-schools
  • Build relationships with future classmates
6:30–8 pm ET

Business School Expo

Connect with admissions staff from business schools across the globe.

  • Learn about the admissions process
  • Find the school that’s right for you
  • Network with school representatives and other pre-MBA women
 

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About Forté

Forté’s community of motivated and inspiring women is changing the balance of power in the workplace. We open doors for women to reimagine what they can achieve in business.

Through business education, role models, professional networks, and leadership training, Forté shows women how to build the credibility, skills, network, and confidence to thrive as leaders and change the status quo.

Our powerful alliance of talented women, influential companies, leading undergraduate and business schools, and pioneering donors empowers women to change their career trajectories, their earning power, and their lives.

Thank You 2021 Forté Diversity Day Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

  • Broad
  • Mendoza

Gold Sponsors

  • Tepper
  • Sloan
  • Simon
  • Foster
  • Yale

Silver Sponsors

  • London
  • Stern
  • Haas
  • McCombs
  • Yale

Forté Partner Business Schools

Alliance Manchester Business School • Arizona State University (W.P. Carey School of Business) • Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper School of Business) • Columbia Business School • Cornell University (Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management) • Dartmouth College (Tuck School of Business) • Duke University (Fuqua School of Business) • Emory University (Goizueta Business School) • ESADE Business School • George Washington University (School of Business) • Georgetown University (McDonough School of Business) • Georgia Tech (Scheller College of Business) • Harvard Business School • HEC-Paris • IE Business School • IESE Business School • IMD Business School • Imperial College Business School • Indiana University – Bloomington (Kelley School of Business) • INSEAD • Johns Hopkins University (Carey Business School) • London Business School • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan School of Management) • Michigan State (Broad College of Business) • New York University (Stern School of Business) • Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management) • Ohio State University (Fisher College of Business) • Pennsylvania State University (Smeal College of Business) • Queen's University (Smith School of Business) • Rice University (Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business) • Stanford Graduate School of Business • Southern Methodist University (Cox School of Business) • University of California - Berkeley (Haas School of Business) • University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA Anderson School of Management) • University of Cambridge (Judge Business School) • University of Chicago (Booth School of Business) • University of Illinois (Gies College of Business) • University of Maryland (Smith School of Business) • University of Michigan (Ross School of Business) • University of Minnesota (Carlson School of Management) • University of North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler Business School) • University of Notre Dame (Mendoza College of Business) • University of Oxford (Saïd Business School) • University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School) • University of Rochester (Simon Business School) • University of Southern California (Marshall School of Business) • University of Texas at Austin (McCombs School of Business) • University of Toronto (Rotman School of Management) • University of Virginia (Darden School of Business) • University of Washington (Foster School of Business) • University of Wisconsin Madison (Wisconsin School of Business) • Vanderbilt University (Owen Graduate School of Management) • Washington University in St. Louis (Olin Business School) • Western University (Ivey Business School) • Yale School of Management • York University (Schulich School of Business)