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The CEO of a nonprofit that’s awarded $180 million in fellowships to women MBA students explains how business school can help chip away at the glass ceiling

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  • Applications to top business schools are on the decline, but gender parity is going up.
  • That’s according to Elissa Sangster, the CEO of Forté Foundation, a nonprofit centered on gender parity in business school. To date, Forté has awarded $180 million in fellowships to female MBA students.
  • She says that she’s “confident” that the foundation will hit its goal of women constituting an average of 40% of the overall gender makeup of business school by 2020.
  • Sangster told Business Insider exactly why she thinks the MBA still has value, especially for women.
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    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com