Forté Fortissima: Jessica Raasch wins national inspiration award

The Forté Foundation, a powerful consortium of leading companies and top b-schools, has selected the Foster School’s Jessica Raasch (MBA 2018) as the winner of its 2018 Edie Hunt Inspiration Award.

Raasch was the consummate Foster MBA: president of Women in Business, co-founder of the Leadership & Management Society, Dean’s Merit Fellow, Finance Society, Tech Club, Consulting Society, Strategy Club, chair of The Fosters committee, competitor in the UW Business Plan Competition, champion of the WeSolv Corporate Innovation Challenge, runner-up at the PepsiCo MBA Invitational Case competition. Her classmates selected her Outstanding MBA Student.

Now the former forensic accountant is engaged in T-Mobile’s Executive Leadership Program.

Jessica Raasch spoke about her toughest lessons in leadership at the Foster School’s 2018 Business Leadership Celebration.