Return to Forté Foundation


Friday, Nov 2, 2018

8:15–8:45 am

Registration & Breakfast

8:45–9:15 am

Opening Remarks from our Host & Agenda

9:15–10:45 am

Perfect Your Pitch & Make 'Em Love You: Refine Your Personal Pitch & Make a Strong First Impression

Keynote Speaker: Great on the Job

Congratulations, you're ready to start building your network and thinking strategically about career opportunities. Do you know how to make people love you right off the bat–in a networking or interviewing context?

Great on the Job will guide you through a high–impact, hands on session to whip your personal pitch into shape and give you the tools and strategies you need to make positive first impressions and build meaningful relationships.

11:00–11:50 am

Recruiting in Finance Roundtables

Hosts: Sponsor Representatives

Learn tips and strategies on preparing for interviews and internships during our hot topic round tables featuring women in various finance roles. You’ll gain insights on a "day in the life" of an entry-level employee and have your questions answered by role models from several sponsor companies.

11:50–12:50 pm

Lunch Keynote & Networking


1:00–2:30 pm

Investment Management: Portfolio Simulation

Facilitator: PIMCO Representatives
Coaches: Sponsor Representatives

2:45–4:15 pm

Business Finance: Co-Pilot to the Business Simulation

Facilitator: Dow Representatives
Coaches: Sponsor Representatives

4:15–4:30 pm

Forté Closing Remarks

4:45–6:00 pm

Company & Graduate School Expo

Learn more about the career field paths and educational opportunities in the finance industry. Take advantage of this opportunity to meet reps from the great companies and MBA schools that have sponsored this conference. Bring your resume and your freshly perfected pitch and make ‘em love you!