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Forté National Campus to Business Leadership Spring 2022 Conference Agenda

The Forté National Campus to Business Leadership Conference will take place virtually on March 4-5, 2022. Undergraduate women of all years and academic disciplines are encouraged to attend. Learn more about our conference speakers.

All sessions are in Eastern Standard Time.

FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2022

11 – 11:45 am ET

Welcome and Keynote from J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Presented by: Nadege Oluikpe, Global Head of Corporate and General Management Campus Recruiting, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Judy Miller Managing Director, Office of the Chairman, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Welcome to the Forté National Campus to Business Leadership Conference! Join this session to kick off the conference and learn from inspiring women in business leadership.

Noon – 12:45 pm ET

Dialogue With Leadership

Presented by: Barbara Clancy, Executive Vice President, Head of Latin America and the Caribbean within Client Management, PIMCO and Adia Matthews, VP of Brand Partnerships and Synergy, Hulu

What does it really take to be a trailblazing business leader? Join accomplished businesswomen for an open discussion on today’s front-and-center leadership challenges and opportunities.

1 – 1:50 pm ET

Conference Networking

🎥 Cameras on! This will be a highly interactive portion of the conference.

Engage with corporate partners to gain critical insight into the benefits of internships and identify ways you can maximize your internship experience.This is a great opportunity to build a responsive and engaged professional network.

2 – 2:45 pm ET

Career Insight Series I

There are countless professional opportunities for women in business. Panelists from top organizations will share their experiences, advice, and insight — explaining how they advanced professionally in their industry of interest. During this portion of the programming, conference attendees can explore careers in:

  • Finance
  • General Business and Leadership Development Programs
  • Marketing
3 – 3:45 pm ET

Career Insights Series II

There are countless professional opportunities for women in business. Panelists from top organizations will share their experiences, advice, and insight — explaining how they advanced professionally. During this portion of the programming, conference attendees can explore careers in:

  • Finance
  • Consulting
  • Technology and Entrepreneurship
4 – 5:30 pm ET

Career and Business School Expo

🎥 Cameras on! This will be a highly interactive portion of the conference.

Connect with in-demand corporate sponsors and learn about educational opportunities at top business schools. You can engage in an online group chat, explore company culture, and learn about exciting careers at partner organizations.

SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2022

11 am – Noon ET

The Collegiate Women’s Guide to Conscious Careers

Presented by: Chelsea C. Williams, Founder and CEO of Reimagine Talent Consulting (formally College Code)

Consciousness is defined as being aware of, and sensitive to, something (or someone). Given heightened conversations on sustainability, social justice, and wellness at work, many students have a desire to make career decisions that align with their values and beliefs.

This highly engaging program is designed to empower collegiate women to be in the driver’s seat of their careers by making intentional decisions and asking thoughtful questions! Participants will understand how to pursue conscious careers by committing to three essentials: self-awareness, life-long learning, and accountability.

Noon – 12:30 pm ET

Intentional Networking — Continuing the Conversation

🎥 Cameras on! This will be a highly interactive portion of the conference.

Continue the conversation with other conference attendees and discuss how you intend to commit to self-awareness, lifelong learning, and accountability!

12:30 – 1:15 pm ET

Workshop Series I

Participants will choose from three working sessions during this time.

MBA Alumnae Panel
Presented by: Alumnae from Yale School of Management, Rice University, and IESE
Attend this workshop for a practical overview of the value of an MBA. You’ll learn how this advanced degree can help you advance on your path, and teach you the leadership skills to conquer any career. A panel of successful alumni from Forté partner schools will draw on their business school experiences to share personal insights and answer audience questions.

She's Negotiating: Tactics for Success
Presented by: Amy Orlov, Director of Professional Programs, Forté
Many women avoid negotiating and, as a result, may experience a loss of income, delayed career advancement, and an under-utilization of their unique skills and abilities. These are costs women don’t need to suffer. By mastering a few basic principles, planning carefully, and practicing, anyone can become an effective negotiator. Join this workshop to learn more.

Intersectionality + Your Authentic Self
Presented by: Gabby Royal, Sr. Director of Global Inclusion and Diversity, Abercrombie & Fitch
We all have varying identities that make us unique. Understanding how these identities intersect is an essential part of building and maintaining a diverse, inclusive classroom or workspace. Join this workshop to explore the vital role intersectionality plays in an organization’s progress.

1:30 – 2:15 pm ET

Workshop Series II

Participants will choose from three working sessions during this time.

Explore MBA Options — What’s Next?
Presented by: Carnegie Mellon University, Duke University, INSEAD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and University of California, Berkeley
You have big career goals and academic institutions want students like you as a part of their community. In fact, many business schools provide pathways for undergraduate students to secure a spot in a future MBA classroom. Join admissions experts at this workshop to learn more about MBA programs and demystify the application process.

Making the Most of Your Internship
Presented by: PIMCO
Internships are a great opportunity to explore a potential career path, put your skills to work, and get your foot in the door at a company that interests you. A successful internship may even lead to a full-time job offer. Attend this workshop and connect with career services representatives, corporate partners, and recent alums for their insights and advice.This session will help you prepare for your internship ahead of time, so you can bring your best self to work on day one.

Are You Career Ready?
Presented by: Genevieve Kenny Boron, Director of Career Coaching, New York University Stern School of Business
The move from academia to the modern workplace is striking — are you ready? Attend this workshop to get first-hand guidance from experts on how to stand out and shine as an early career professional.

2:30 – 3:30 pm ET

Put First Things First: Life/Time Management


Presented by: Amy Orlov, Director of Professional Programs, Forté
This session will help you put it all together! Learn tangible tips for organizing and executing around your most important priorities.

400+

top undergrad women attending