2018 Seattle MBA Forté Forum for Women

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Amazon Meeting Center

2031 7th Ave.

Seattle, WA 98121

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Forté Forums are designed for standout women considering an MBA whether you’re a high-achiever looking to change careers, a college student planning for the future, or a professional ready to take your career to the next level.

A free event unlike any other, the Seattle Forum will empower you with information about an MBA’s value, leading business schools, and financing your degree. You’ll make critical connections with representatives, alumnae, and students of top business schools in North America and Europe— all while forming an unmatched peer support network. Successful businesswomen representing diverse industries and career stages will also share how their MBAs help them make a mark.

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6:00-8:15 pm Registration & School Fair

  • Connect with admissions members from top U.S. and international business schools
  • Learn about the admissions process
  • Find the school that’s right for you
  • Networking reception with light refreshments

7:00-8:00 pm MBA Alumnae Panel

Meghan Wilcox - Senior MBA Recruiter, Amazon [Moderator]

Chinmayi Bhavanishankar - Partner Marketing Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Margaret Cho - Client Service Lead, Slalom Consulting

Jenny Roberts - Sourcing Manager, Global Beverage Ingredients, Starbucks

Lauren Strien - Sr. Marketing Manager, Loyalty Marketing, T-Mobile

Natalie Wossene - Director of Sales & Marketing, Intel

Hear advice and stories from MBA women in various industries and career stages about how they chose a career, what motivated them to pursue an MBA, and the successes and challenges they’ve faced.

8:15-9:00 pm Admissions Panel

Seasoned MBA Admissions professionals discuss admissions requirements, researching schools, the application process, and financing your MBA. Schools presenting will vary by location.

Erin Town - Director, MBA Admissions, University of Washington (Foster School of Business) [Moderator]

Natalie Dillon - Associate Director of Admissions, Recruiting & Corporate Development, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Carlson School of Management)

Katy Radoll - Associate Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan School of Management)

Danielle Richie - Senior Associate Director, MBA Admissions & Student Recruitment, University of North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler Business School)

Amy Voth - Associate Director of Admissions, Yale School of Management

We encourage you to attend some or all of the sessions. Feel free to come and go as necessary.

Meet with Forté Sponsor Schools and Exhibitors

Forté Forums are your best chance to meet with admissions reps from the world’s best business schools.

Arizona State University (W.P. Carey School of Business)Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper School of Business)Columbia Business SchoolCornell University (Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management)Dartmouth College (Tuck School of Business)Duke University (Fuqua School of Business)George Washington University (School of Business)Georgetown University (McDonough School of Business)Georgia Tech (Scheller College of Business)Harvard Business SchoolIE Business SchoolIESE Business SchoolIndiana University (Kelley School of Business)Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT Sloan School of Management)Michigan State University (Broad College of Business)New York University (Stern School of Business)Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management) • Purdue University • Rice University (Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business) • Simon Fraser University • Southern Methodist University (Cox School of Business) • University of Arizona • University of California - Berkeley (Haas School of Business)University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA Anderson School of Management)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 (Carlson School of Management)University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Kenan-Flagler Business School)University of Notre Dame (Mendoza College of Business) • University of Oregon • University of Pennsylvania (Wharton 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 Utah • University of Virginia (Darden School of Business)University of Washington (Foster School of Business)Vanderbilt University (Owen Graduate School of Management)Washington University in St. Louis (Olin Business School)Yale School of Management

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