Alex Foty
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MBA Student Fellow Project

In her BMO GATE MBA Fellowship project, Alex explores the experiences of women with ADHD in the workplace through a four-part video series. This series serves as a guide for managers, team leaders, and HR professionals, delving into the unique challenges faced by women with ADHD in professional settings. Narrated, illustrated, and written by Alex, who has firsthand experience navigating ADHD in the workplace, the series highlights how ADHD symptoms manifest differently in women. By understanding these challenges and strengths, managers can unlock the true potential of their employees, leading to improved workplace dynamics for all.

About Alex

Alex  is a finance professional with over six years’ experience in investment analysis and corporate strategy development across Canada and Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from McGill University and is a CFA charterholder. In 2022, Alex received the BMO Capital Markets Equity Through Education Scholarship for students with disabilities in recognition of her essay on how her recent ADHD diagnosis has helped her to embrace and appreciate the ways in which her mind works differently.