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2019 Chicago Forté MBA Forum for Women

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Chicago Booth Gleacher Center

450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive

Chicago, IL 60611

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Forté MBA Forums are designed for all 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 especially for women, the Chicago Forum will empower you with information about the 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. And you'll gain exclusive insights to the admissions process.

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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

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.

Panelists

Sara O'Reilly (Moderator) - Alvarez & Marsal Business Consulting
Abby Schwartz - Pepsi Co
Krista Dittmar - EY
Tricia Felice - RedMark Group

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.

Panelists

Natalie Dillon (Moderator) - University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (Carlson School of Management)
Meghan Pollard - Duke University (The Fuqua School of Business)
Jessica Voss - Washington University in St. Louis (Olin Business School)
Danielle Spence - Univeristy of Toronto (Rotman School of Managment)
Stephanie Palencia - UCLA (Anderson School of Management)

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

Dress: Smart Business Casual

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.

Alliance Manchester Business SchoolArizona State University (W.P. Carey School of Business)Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper School of Business)Case Western Reserve University Columbia Business SchoolCornell 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 • Fordham University George Washington University (School of Business)Georgetown University (McDonough School of Business)Georgia Tech (Scheller College of Business)GMACHarvard Business School • Harvard Business School OnlineHEC-Paris • Hult International Business School IE Business SchoolIESE Business SchoolIndiana University - Bloomington (Kelley School of Business)Graduate Student At Large Business (GSALB), University of Chicago • Hult International Business School • INSEADJohns Hopkins University • London Business School • Loyola University Chicago • 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)Ohio State University (Fisher College of Business) • Purdue University • Rice University (Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business)Southern Methodist University (Cox School of Business) • Tulane University • UIC Business Liautaud Graduate SchoolUniversity of California - Berkeley (Haas School of Business)University of California - Los Angeles (Anderson School of Management)University of Chicago (Booth School of Business) University of Colorado - Boulder University of Michigan (Ross School of Business)University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (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 Oxford (Saïd Business School)University of Pennsylvania (The 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 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)Yale School of Management

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