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When women of color have their voices heard, we all win. Diverse perspectives lead to brilliant solutions for everyone, from corporations to consumers to communities. Our team of professionals will help you launch yourself as a strong candidate, from maximizing mentorships to crafting your critical thinking skills. Forté will help you shine during your job search and at work while embracing and leveraging your diversity.
The best part? The conference is free to attend! Forté even offers travel stipends so all undergrad women have the opportunity to join us.
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"This is going to be a stand-out event—an opportunity to explore business as a career path using Forte’s signature combination of skill-building, networking and education while addressing head-on the unique opportunities and challenges for women of color in business. I’m thrilled to be a part of this inaugural conference."
— Cynthia Bowman, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Bank of America
Sophomore and junior African-American and Latina women from diverse academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Complete our two-step application process to be considered. Fill out the application form and upload your resume.
There is no fee to attend. If admitted, you will provide a refundable deposit to confirm your seat. Travel stipends (up to $300) are available for eligible attendees. For questions, please see the Conference FAQs.
Applications are now closed.
Can’t get enough of Forté Conferences? We encourage you to apply for the College to Business Leadership Conference or the College Fast Track to Finance Conference. You are able to attend one of those in addition to the Women of Color Conference this fall.
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