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2019 Presenters

Speakers include MBA alumnae, experts, and representatives of Forté sponsor companies and schools.



Kristen Kelly

Instructor and Co-head of Marketing
Training the Street

Kristen joined TTS in 2010, leveraging her wide range of experience at Morgan Stanley, where she had roles in Equity Linked Products, Project & Structured Finance, and Investment Banking. Kristen began her career as an analyst on the Convertibles desk in the Global Capital Markets Division. During this time she helped price, structure, and execute equity linked securities and convertible offerings. She then moved to the Project & Structured finance team where she worked with sponsors and developers in the power and utility space. She focused on financing the construction of power plants, wind farms and transmission lines. Most recently Kristen worked in the Financial Sponsors Group within the Investment Banking Division. She has worked with private equity firms on transactions including LBOs, IPOs, recapitalizations and potential acquisitions.

She earned her M.S., Innovation, Management, and Entrepreneurship and B.S. (magna cum laude), Mechanical Engineering from Brown University.



Marjie Terry

Corporate Trainer
Great on the Job

With over 15 years of experience as a social worker, educator and workplace diversity specialist, combined with a full family life, Marjie lives, eats and breathes the joys and challenges of balancing family, career, ambition, and community. Earlier in 2017, Marjie launched a coaching business, Marjie Terry Coaching and remains a lead trainer at communication training and leadership development firm Great on the Job, where she has been developing and delivering professional development programming since 2011.

Earlier in her career, Marjie worked at Goldman Sachs as a recruiter and diversity specialist, focusing on recruiting, training, promotion and retention efforts to increase diversity at all levels of the firm. Marjie also served as the Program Coordinator for Freedom Institute in New York City, leading health and wellness workshops, as well as coordinating programming with over sixty independent schools in New York City. Marjie holds a master's degree in social work from Hunter College and received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University's School of Education and Social Policy.