Mendoza School of Business

Women at Mendoza

Celebrating women in business today, and every day.

The Mendoza College of Business is committed to helping you achieve your professional goals in today’s evolving business landscape.

Whether you wish to network with other women at Notre Dame or explore the many resources, clubs and career services available to you, this site shares real stories of inspiring Mendoza women and alumnae, as well as valuable information to help shape your unique professional journey.

Click any story below to read more about the successes of our alumnae, faculty and students.


Jordan McGuire (EMBA '19) talks about how the EMBA international immersion experience impacted her career.


After joining the Mendoza College of Business in 2004, Viva Bartkus brought her take on the global implications of business into the classroom and beyond.

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Phoebe Tzannes, MBA '20, came to Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business with an idea. Her plan was to pursue her MBA and use the University’s IDEA Center, an on-campus incubator that has helped launch dozens of revenue-generating startups, to create a business of her own focusing on young female athletes.

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An Investment in Growth

Mendoza alumna Caitlin Stojanovich (EMBA '19) gained so much more than an advanced degree from Notre Dame. Read more about how her career skyrocketed after graduating from the Executive MBA program.

A Leap of Faith

One woman’s journey from Nigeria to Notre Dame to grow the good in business.

alumna Christina Glorioso on the set of the Today Show
More Than A Pollyanna

Double-domer Christina Glorioso climbed to a senior VP level at NBC through hard work and grit. Then she added 'mother of four small boys' to her resume.

Recognizing the Impossible

Ask her to reflect on what brought her to her current success, and Kelly Chase, MBA '16, draws a straight line from her Chicago office to remote villages in Timor-Leste (East Timor), a tiny Southeast Asian nation more than 9,000 miles away.

Meet Professor Katherine Spiess

Katherine Spiess’ path to becoming a finance professor and the associate dean of graduate business programs at Mendoza College of Business was not your average plan: she had a goal, she achieved that goal ... she later discovered that goal wasn’t what she wanted after all. That was when she found her true path.


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