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 improving 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!
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HEAR FROM OUR PARTNERS
"This Conference provides an opportunity for you to spend a day with a group of women diverse in culture, backgrounds, and thought perspective — all coming together to gain empowerment, professional evolution, and networking. There truly isn’t an event quite like it. It’s an experience equally rewarding for both students and professionals."
— Krystal D. Mills
VP, Talent Program Manager – Diverse Segments
The PNC Financial Services Group
OCT. 22: 4:00 PM ET - 7:15 PM ET
OCT. 23: 12:30 PM ET - 6:30 PM ET
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College women from historically underrepresented groups in business - with a focus on the experiences of Black/African American and Latina women - and from diverse academic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Complete the two-step application process to be considered. Fill out the application form and upload your resume.
There is no application fee and the event is free to participate in, a benefit provided by our generous partners. We do ask all admitted students to pay a $25 refundable deposit to save their seat at the conference. For questions, please see the Conference FAQs
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis through October 11, 2020.
The comfort of your own computer!
Forté will host the conference in Fall 2020 on a robust virtual platform.
Can’t get enough of Forté Conferences? We encourage you to apply to the College Fast Track to Finance Conference. You are able to attend this event in addition to the Women of Color College Leadership Conference.
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.