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2022 Virtual Forté Diversity Day

Amplifying Underrepresented Voices in Business

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Forté seeks to amplify the voices and experiences of all women. On Oct. 21, we’re hosting Virtual Forté Diversity Day! We want to help those who have historically been underrepresented in business move forward in their careers and grow as leaders.

Join us at this free virtual symposium for those who identify as African American, Black, Hispanic, Latinx, and/or Native American. Network with motivated women, connect with mission-aligned organizations, and explore how an MBA can help you rise up in the business world.


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Noon–12:30 pm ET

Welcome & Keynote

Kick off the day with an introduction to Forté and inspiring remarks from our keynote speaker (TBA). Join us live for a chance to win a GMAT voucher worth $250.

12:30–1:15 pm ET

Business School Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Roundtable

DEI initiatives are a high priority at business schools around the world. Hear experts discuss how b-schools are shaking up the status quo by developing more equitable and inclusive communities.

1:15–2:00 pm ET

Real Talk With MBA Students and Alumni

Successful MBA alumni and current students from Forté partner business schools speak candidly about their b-school experiences, share personal insights, and answer audience questions.

2–2:15 pm ET

Coffee Break

2:15–3 pm ET

Admissions Panel: What You Need To Know

Gain exclusive insights on business school admissions. Seasoned MBA admissions professionals discuss researching schools, the application process, admissions requirements, and financing your MBA.

3–4 pm ET

Networking & Business School Expo

Connect with admissions staff from business schools across the globe.

  • Learn about the admissions process
  • Find the school that’s right for you
  • Network with school representatives and other pre-MBA women
3:30–4 pm ET

MBALaunch Ask Me Anything

Join the Forté MBALaunch team and alumni to learn more about the application prep program. Bring any questions you have about MBALaunch, the application, or timeline. They will answer your questions live.



Build Your Best MBA Application With Forté MBALaunch

Applying to business school? Stay on track with Forté MBALaunch, an eight-month program that provides a structured road map, including interview guidance, GMAT prep, and a peer support network. Applications are open for our 2023 cohort.


About Forté

Forté’s community of motivated and inspiring women is changing the balance of power in the workplace. We open doors for women to reimagine what they can achieve in business.

Through business education, role models, professional networks, and leadership training, Forté shows women how to build the credibility, skills, network, and confidence to thrive as leaders and change the status quo.

Our powerful alliance of talented women, influential companies, leading undergraduate and business schools, and pioneering donors empowers women to change their career trajectories, their earning power, and their lives.

Thank You 2022 Forté Diversity Day Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

  • Tepper

Gold Sponsors

  • Tuck
  • Kelley
  • Sloan
  • Sloan
  • Simon
  • Yale

Silver Sponsors

  • Haas
  • Darden
  • Foster

Forté Partner Business Schools

Alliance Manchester Business School • Arizona State University (W.P. Carey School of Business) • Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper School of Business) • Columbia Business School • Cornell University (Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management) • Dartmouth College (Tuck School of Business) • Duke University (Fuqua School of Business) • Emory University (Goizueta Business School) • ESADE Business School • George Washington University (School of Business) • Georgetown University (McDonough School of Business) • Georgia Tech (Scheller College of Business) • Harvard Business School • HEC-Paris • IE Business School • IESE Business School • IMD Business School • Imperial College Business School • Indiana University – Bloomington (Kelley School of Business) • INSEAD • Johns Hopkins University (Carey Business School) • London Business School • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan School of Management) • Michigan State (Broad College of Business) • New York University (Stern School of Business) • Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management) • Ohio State University (Fisher College of Business) • Pennsylvania State University (Smeal College of Business) • Queen's University (Smith School of Business) • Rice University (Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business) • Southern Methodist University (Cox School of Business) • Stanford Graduate School of Business • University of California - Berkeley (Haas School of Business) • University of California - Los Angeles (Anderson School of Management) • University of Cambridge (Judge Business School) • University of Chicago (Booth School of Business) • University of Illinois (Gies College of Business) • University of Maryland (Smith School of Business) • University of Michigan (Ross School of Business) • University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Carlson School of Management) • University of North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler Business School) • University of Notre Dame (Mendoza College of Business) • University of Oxford (Saïd Business School) • University of Pennsylvania (The Wharton School) • University of Rochester (Simon Business School) • University of Southern California (Marshall School of Business) • University of Texas at Austin (McCombs School of Business) • University of Toronto (Rotman School of Management) • University of Virginia (Darden School of Business) • University of Washington (Foster School of Business) • University of Wisconsin - Madison (Wisconsin School of Business) • Vanderbilt University (Owen Graduate School of Management) • Washington University in St. Louis (Olin Business School) • Western University (Ivey Business School) • Yale School of Management • York University (Schulich School of Business)