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2019 Los Angeles Forté MBA Forum for Women

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Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza

251 South Olive Street

Los Angeles, CA 90012

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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 Los Angeles 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:
Sharoni Little (Moderator) - The Strategist Company / Marshall School of Business
Quynh Onel - Project925
Aradhna Taneja - Invesco US
Kayla Cartwright - Citi
Laren Hentschel - Viacom
Kahne Krause - Dimensional Fund Advisors

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:
Kathleen Edwards (Moderator) - Emory University (Goizueta Business School)
Jennifer Barba - Massachusetts Institue of Technology (Sloan)
Rodrigo Malta - University of Texas at Austin (McCombs School of Business)
Lesley Nesbitt - Darmouth College (Tuck School of Business)
Janice Kennedy - Rice University (Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business)

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.

Arizona State University (W.P. Carey School of Business) • Chapman 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 SchoolGeorge Washington University (School of Business)Georgetown University (McDonough School of Business)Georgia Tech (Scheller College of Business)Harvard Business SchoolHEC-Paris • IE Business School • IESE Business School • Imperial College Business SchoolIndiana University - Bloomington (Kelley School of Business)INSEAD • Johns Hopkins University • London Business SchoolMassachusetts 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) • Pepperdine University Purdue University • Rice University (Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business)Southern Methodist University (Cox School of Business) • University of Arizona • University of California - Berkeley (Haas School of Business)University of Cambridge (Judge Business School) • University of California - Irvine • University of California - Los Angeles (Anderson School of Management)University of Chicago (Booth School of Business)University of Michigan (Ross School of Business)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 (Wharton School)University of Southern California (Marshall School of Business)University of Texas at Austin (McCombs School of Business)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) • Willamette University Yale School of Management

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