Bridging the investment management industry to higher education
What We DoWhat We Do
Further faculty research and thought leadership in areas related to global investment management through supporting research projects, hosting industry roundtables and conferences and assisting with data acquisition.
Provide experiential learning opportunities both in the U.S. and abroad - including custom courses such as Applied Investment Management (AIM) and Applied Private Equity Projects (APEP) in addition to the keystone Investment Management Leaders Program.
Leverage key partnerships among the college, the Notre Dame Investment Office and the University’s extensive alumni and friends network to enhance teaching and learning and to expand internship and career placement opportunities for students.
“We’re trying to help more women in finance,” said Erin Bellissimo, managing director for the NDIGI. “What better way to tie into one of our key priorities, which is inclusion, with an investment conference that also can help the participants in career discernment and understanding the investment landscape?"
Just 7 percent of investment managers in the mutual fund industry is are female. Even worse, only about 1.3 percent of the assets in the U.S. asset management industry is managed by women- and minority-owned investment firms. To address this imbalance, NDIGI has partnered with the educational nonprofit Girls Who Invest (GWI).
Notre Dame alumnus Jimmy Dunne shared stories from his life and experiences at Sandler O’Neill & Partners during a fireside chat with Erin Bellissimo, managing director of the Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing.