Women's Investing Summit


Location: Dahnke Ballroom

Notre Dame's 1st annual Women's Investing Summit is Friday, March 22!


Students, faculty, and staff please register here

Additionally, any current Notre Dame student who would like their resume included in the resume book given to potential employers, please upload it here

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Friday, March 22, 2019

University of Notre Dame

Dahnke Ballroom, Duncan Student Center



7:40 – 8:40 am

Registration & Breakfast

8:45 - 8:50 am

Introductory Remarks

Erin Bellissimo, Managing Director, Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing

8:50 – 8:55 am


Martijn Cremers, Interim Dean and the Bernard J. Hank Professor

8:55 – 9:00 am

Keynote Introduction

Catherine Lynch, Content Conference Committee, ND Class of 2019

9:00 – 10:00 am

Keynote: Market Outlook: Katie Koch, Global Head of Client Portfolio Management and Business Strategy, Goldman Sachs

Moderated By:  Patty Brady, Investment Manager,  ND Investment Office

10:00 – 11:00 am

Panel:  Maximizing Returns -  Investment Opportunities Today

Sandra Coufal, Managing Director, Sibling Capital

Nahva Liebermann, Investment Professional, Longview Asset Management

Tara Kenney, Senior Vice President, Boston Common Asset Management

Panelist & Moderator:  Lauren Thompson, William Blair

11:00 - 12:00 pm

Panel: Asset Allocation - Portfolio Weightings for Today's Market

Lauren Bugay, Principal, Duchossois Capital Management

Kimberly Flynn, Managing Director,  XA Investments

Nikki Kraus, Managing Director, Global Head of Client Development,  Strategic Investment Group

Panelist & Moderator: Jessica Mattes, Vice President, Goldman Sachs PWM  

12:00 – 12:40 pm


12:40 - 1:30 pm

Luncheon Address:  Investing in Yourself - Managing a Career for Personal Success

Kate Sullivan, Emmy Award Winning Journalist & Host, To Dine For with Kate Sullivan

1:30 – 2:15 pm

Panel:  Investment Industry Trends in a Global World

Bobbi Anderson, Principal & GC, Elementum Advisors

Janet Cowell, CEO, Girls Who Invest

Molly McDonnell, CFO, Lone Pine Capital

Moderated by: Patty Brady, Investment Manager,  ND Investment Office



2:30 – 3:15 pm

Panel:  Buy Side Insights: Navigating the Nuances of PE and Real Estate

Anna Mire, Associate, The Carlyle Group

Katie Misch, Vice President, Golden Gate Capital

Lauren Sullivan, Vice President,  IPI Partners

Moderated by: Meg Horne, ND Class of 2019

3:15 – 4:00 pm

Closing Keynote:  Creating Your Own Bull Market - Investing, Leadership, and Lessons Learned

Cathy Saunders, Global Head of Client Engagement, Putnam Investments

4:00 pm

Closing: Shane Corwin, Faculty Director of the Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing; Professor of Finance