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Fall Forté MBA Women's Leadership Conference

Fall 2021 Forté MBA Women's Leadership Conference

Make an Impact in Your Future Industry

Oct. 22, 2021

Registration is now closed.

Networking is a crucial part of the business school experience. Position yourself for success after graduation by making connections in your future industry now.

At this one-day virtual conference, join industry-specific sessions where experienced MBA alumni and company representatives discuss the latest trends. Listen live as successful business leaders discuss their career journeys, share their perspectives on where the industry is headed, and offer advice on how to blaze your own trail.

Meet one-on-one with recruiters and explore job opportunities at your target companies. Plus, connect with women from other top business schools so that you can support each other as you advance in your careers.

Start building relationships with your future colleagues now.

Thanks to the support of our generous sponsors, we're able to provide this event for free.*


11 am–Noon ET

Welcome & Dialogue with Forté Leadership

Join Forté CEO, Elissa Sangster, and Vice President, Programs, Amy Orlov, as they discuss Forté’s latest research on MBA career outcomes and the continuing gender gap.

12:30–3:15 pm ET

Industry Insights – Trending Hot Topics

Are you up to date on what’s happening in your industry? Explore how industries are evolving in light of the pandemic, and be ready for your next interview or industry networking event.

Panelists will discuss new developments, growth opportunities, and tips for successfully navigating each career path. Experienced MBA alumni and company representatives will offer informed perspectives on the future of their industry and innovative tactics to keep you ahead of the curve.

What You'll Learn:

  • How businesses are navigating the new normal
  • Industry expert perspectives on the future
  • The pandemic’s impact on business practices

Industry Sessions:
(Subject to change)

  • Technology
  • Healthcare
  • Retail/Consumer Product Goods
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Consulting
  • Financial Services
3:30–5:30 pm ET

Virtual Career Fair

Forté’s Virtual Career Fair brings together recruiters from our corporate partners and exceptional talent (that’s you!) in a welcoming environment and on a personal scale. Connect with employers in an online group chat or video meeting room, explore company culture, and learn about employment opportunities.

5:30–6:15 pm ET

Virtual Happy Hour & Speed Networking

Have your Forté-themed cocktail or mocktail ready and meet other women MBA students from all over the world in a virtual speed networking environment. Expand your network as you chat with the women business leaders of the future.


*Those who already paid a registration fee will be reimbursed on Friday, Oct. 22. You do not need to re-register for the event.


Exclusively for MBA women currently enrolled at a Forté partner b-school.

Registration is now closed.

The conference will take place online via Hopin.


Join the Forté Network of
MBA Women

Expand your career support system with help from Forté and other women MBAs from all over the world.

After the event, stay connected with conference attendees through our exclusive networking platform and find resources to support and drive your success during and after b-school.

Registrants will receive an invitation to join the exclusive Forté Access Network during the conference.

Thank You 2021 Forté MBA Women's Leadership Conference Sponsors

  • Alexander Group
  • AlixPartners
  • Amazon
  • Ankura
  • ATT
  • Bank of America
  • Blackstone
  • Chevron
  • Citi
  • Cognizant
  • DaVita
  • Deloitte
  • Dow
  • Evercore
  • ExxonMobil
  • Greystar
  • IDEO
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • LEK
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Merck
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Ocean Spray
  • pwc
  • Republic Services
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Vanguard
  • Whirlpool
  • ZS