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Women of Color College Leadership Conference Application Process

The Forté Women of Color College Leadership Conference is a one day leadership program for diverse undergrad women leaders interested in exploring the full scope of career options, including a career in business.

Eligibility Requirements

The Forté Women of Color College Leadership Conference will bring together undergraduate African-American and Latina women from diverse academic backgrounds including STEM, Economics, Liberal Arts, Business, and Communications majors. This is a great opportunity for sophomore and junior women to discover new ways to position themselves as diverse candidates for the greatest career impact. Connect with professionals and peers to share "real talk" about how to navigate your career as a women of color.

Investment

The cost to attend Forté Women of Color College Leadership Conference is free, a benefit provided by our conference sponsors and pioneering donors.

Not only is the event free, but financial support in the form of a travel stipend ($300 maximum) is available for eligible attendees to help cover some of the travel costs associated with the conference. The travel stipend is reimbursed to qualified attendees after they attend the event in its entirety. Learn more about the travel stipend.

Washington D.C. Hotel Information

Hotel: Tysons Corner Center - Hyatt Regency
7901 Tysons One Place, Tysons Corner, Virginia, 22102
Date: Thursday, October 11 – Friday, October 12, 2018
Rate: $209 + tax for standard room
Book online: Click here
Booking Phone Number: 703-893-1234
Expiration Date: Friday, September 21, 2018 at 5:00PM CT or when the block is full

Application Process

We have a limited number of seats for this program. The selection committee will review all complete applications and may follow up with a phone call or email if there are outstanding questions.

What to Expect Next:
When your application is complete—both step one (application form) and step two (resume upload)—your application form and resume will be sent to the selection committee for review. You will be notified with a decision (admit, waitlist, decline) via email from the Forté College Team as soon as possible.

If admitted, an email will follow asking you to confirm your seat and to submit a $50 refundable deposit. This deposit will be reimbursed after you attend the event in its entirety.

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2018 Women of Color Leadership Conference.

Contact

Do you have questions about the Forté Women of Color College Leadership Conference? Email us.

Travel Stipend

Not only is the event free, a travel stipend ($300 maximum) is available for eligible attendees to offset travel costs associated with the conference. The travel stipend is reimbursed to qualified attendees after they attend the event in its entirety. Learn more about the travel stipend.