WIS Week '21


Location: Zoom


3rd Annual WIS

WIS '21 has gone virtual and will now take place over an entire week:

Monday, March 8th - Friday, March 12th

WIS, Notre Dame's Professional Investing Summit, cultivates a forum to showcase female investors and in doing so, embraces Mendoza’s broader mission — to grow the good in business. ALL students are welcome!

Notre Dame students: register here to receive the Zoom information.

Notre Dame faculty and staff: register here.

Read more about the incredible WIS '21 speakers.





Monday, March 8 & Tuesday, March 9

5:30-7:00pm Small Group Executive Fellows Networking Sessions (ND Students Only)

Wednesday, March 10

5:30-6:30pm | Market Update

Katie Koch '02Co-Head of Fundamental Equity, Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Thursday, March 11

5:30-6:30pm | Fireside Chat

Jean HynesManaging Partner & Incoming CEO, Wellington Management


6:30-7:30pm Student Stock Pitch Competition

In Partnership with the ND Investment Club

Friday, March 12

10:00-10:30am | An Operator's Perspective From the Boardroom

Jill SmithFormer Chairman & CEO, DigitalGlobe


10:30-11:15am | Panel: Opportunities in Credit Markets

Jane CastleSenior Portfolio Manager, Avenue Capital Group

Alexandra Jung, Investor, Strategic Advisor & Board Director

Stephanie Walsh ’06, Managing Director, Bain Capital Credit


11:30am-12:15pm | Panel: Best Ideas

Anouk Dey, Partner, Durable Capital Partners

DeShay McCluskey, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, AltraVue Capital

Vivian Lau, Managing Partner & Founder, One Tusk Investment Partners


12:15-1:00pm | Hospitality Investments - Recovering From the Perfect Storm

Krystal EnglandManaging Director & Head of Hospitality, Canyon Partners Real Estate