Forté Fellow Ambassadors

Notre Dame's Forté Fellow Ambassadors serve as campus champions of the Forté Foundation. They assist the campus program administration in communicating important information about Forté, in addition to encouraging networking among Forté Fellows on campus and locally. Ambassadors also serve as a liaison between Forté and the campus graduate women in business organization. 

Madeline Smerdon




Madeline Smerdon, Forté Ambassador

Hometown: Livonia, MI
Undergrad Institution: University of Michigan - Dearborn
Pre-MBA Industry: Travel, Project Management
MBA Concentration: Strategy & Marketing


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Helen Chen, Forté Ambassador

Hometown: Vancouver, Canada
Undergrad Institution: UC Berkeley
Pre-MBA Industry: Life Science, Consulting
MBA Concentration: Finance & Strategy