Our mission is to inspire and empower women in the Argyros School of Business at Chapman University by connecting students with business leaders, creating networking opportunities and producing learning possibilities to develop new skills.
Ana is from Colombia. Ana has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Journalism, and has experience working with companies both in Colombia and the United States. Most recently, Ana worked as Marketing Intern at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, California. Her areas of expertise include marketing, communications, and arts administration.
Director of Membership
Katie is a first-year 2019 MBA Candidate at Chapman University with a concentration in
Marketing. She is honored to continue her education at Chapman, having received her
undergraduate degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. Katie is an
Orange County local and proud small business owner of an art studio in Lake Forest, California.
Most recently Katie held a career in retail management. Holding the position of Director of
Membership, Katie is dedicated to club growth, awareness, and bring value to fellow members.
Director of Finance
Ainsley is a first-year MBA student from Dayton, Ohio. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in
Accounting from Hillsdale College and has experience working in public accounting and internal
audit. Her most recent internship was with Ducommun, Inc. in their internal audit department.
She is excited to join other women in business in Orange County and build an invaluable
Director or Marketing
Nicky Powell is a proud member of the Chapman University MBA program, graduating in 2019.
As an undergraduate, Nicky attended Acadia University, where she earned her BBA with a focus
in marketing. While there, she was responsible for co-founding the Acadia Marketing
Most recently, before moving from Canada to California, Nicky worked in the automotive
industry as an events marketing manager for INFINITI Canada. She was responsible for securing
sponsorships, executing at national auto shows and working closely with the global team on
international initiatives and programs. Prior to INFINITI, Nicky was the Brand Manager for the
Canadian Tennis Association.
Nicky is excited to be the Director of Marketing for the Women in Business Club and is looking
forward to formalizing the brand while growing awareness around campus and within the
community, increasing positive relations with other clubs and faculty, and increasing the number
of opportunities available for Chapman students to get involved.
Director of Fundraising
An Executive Producer and writer with a career spanning 12+ years in the international media
community (India, UK, and USA), my experience and passion are firmly rooted in the TV, Short
Films and Digital Broadcast Media. I have successfully managed creative teams on projects
ranging from factual entertainment, lifestyle and food reality to documentaries and news shows,
delivering quality output with high TA appeal. Always keen on re-inventing myself and staying
ahead of the curve, I'm currently pursuing a joint MBA-MFA degree in Producing for Film and
TV from one of America's highly rated film and business schools.
Honors & Awards:
‘Released to Life’: Awarded ‘Best Short Film’ by Mayor of Washington DC at DCIFF in 2012
and screened at Virginia Film Festival 2010
I've worked with some leading media brands in India, UK and USA such as: Lou Reda
Productions for a feature length documentary aired on Fox History; MVT Productions for MTV
pilots and WE TV documentary proposals. In India: CNBC-TV 18, HISTORY-TV 18 (JV with
A&E Networks USA), Times Now (Formerly having a JV with Reuters UK), Ping Digital
Broadcast, Food Food. In UK: CNN (CNN International), BBC Asian Network.