The Forté Rising Star Initiative is an exclusive community for undergrad women attending Forté Sponsor Schools.
The interactive Forté Rising Star curriculum and Forté Connect Community offers group-based learning, discussions, mentorship, and more to support undergrad women working towards a Forté Career Ready Rising Star designation.
School Sponsorship: Help Her Become The Boss
When hiring college students, employers look for several basic competencies that demonstrate “career readiness.” As part of its mission, the Forté Foundation educates college women about career readiness — including those defined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) — and prepares them for the potential challenges of the workplace through its Rising Star Initiative. Through the Forté Rising Star Initiative, Forté:
Forté’s Rising Stars will demonstrate knowledge about business career paths and education, engage personally with employers and business school representatives, and connect with a network of peers and role models.
If you're interested in becoming a Rising Star sponsor please contact Michelle Lederhos through email or phone at 512-701-4244.
For Students: Forté Rising Star Power
Help close the gender gap in the C-suite and on boards. Women with strong business skills can have diverse and rewarding careers in business. It starts in college! Students will dive into the Rising Star Initiative to:
Network of top employers, schools, and non-profits following our Rising Star Initiative.
"We are so honored and proud to be the sponsor of the Forté Rising Star Initiative, which is helping to bridge the gap between female students and careers in business. We are strongly committed to hiring women and this is an amazing opportunity for us to educate students, build our pipeline for future talent, and achieve our hiring goals."
— Katie Goldich, JP Morgan
"Being a part of this highly regarded professional community differentiated me as a candidate during interview season and helped me land my dream internship."
— Danielle Mantich, Indiana University, Class of 2018
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