The event focuses on the lived experiences of women business leaders who have historically been underrepresented in business. Specifically, speakers who identify as African American, Black, Hispanic, Latinx, and/or Native American will be featured.
Join us at this free symposium to network with motivated peers, connect with mission-aligned organizations, and explore how the MBA can help you rise up in the business world.
Early career professionals who have specific elements of their identity that have been underrepresented in business are invited to attend.
- 5 - 5:30 pm ET — Welcome & Keynote
Kick off the event with an introduction to Forté and inspiring remarks from our keynote speaker (TBA).
- 5:30 - 6:15 pm ET — Business School Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Roundtable
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (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.
- 6:15 - 7 pm ET — MBA Student and Alumni Panel
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.
- 7 - 8 pm ET — MBA Admissions Hot Topic Roundtables
We know the start of the MBA journey can be daunting. This is your chance to speak directly with admissions reps from high-ranking business schools. Admissions experts will host table discussions around important application topics.
- 8 - 9 pm ET — Networking and Business School Expo
Network with business school reps, MBA students and alumni, and other pre-MBA candidates.