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Forté Diversity Day

2021 Forté Diversity Day

Amplifying Underrepresented Voices in Business


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.


Noon–1 pm ET

Welcome & Keynote

Kick off the day with an introduction to Forté and inspiring remarks from our keynote speaker (to be announced soon!). 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


Build Your Best MBA Application With Forté MBALaunch

Applying to business school? Stay on track with this 8-month program that provides a structured road map, including interview guidance, GMAT prep, and a support network. Applications open for our 2022 cohort on Oct. 1.

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