• Four students in front of International Women's Day poster
  • Student holding t-shirt at information fair
  • 4 women jumping and smiling
  • 3 women at Women in Business table during information fair
  • Women in Business Board Members standing in front of University seal
  • Women in Business board members seated at boardroom table
  • Women outside at a high-top table
  • 4 women and one man on stage for panel in front of seated audience
Argyros School of Business and Economics

» Women in Business

Roster 2018-2019

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. 

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Nicky Powell

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 Association. 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 President for the Women in Business Association 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.
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Katie Kirk

Vice President
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 Vice President, Katie is dedicated to club growth, awareness, and bring value to fellow members.
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Ainsley Hendricks

Director of Finance and Administration
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 organization.
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Natalie Filice

Director of Membership
Natalie Filice is a first-year MBA candidate hailing from the Bay Area, California. Earning her bachelor’s degree in Communication from the University of Colorado, Boulder, Natalie is passionate about connecting with others and building meaningful relationships. Natalie looks forward to working with the proud members of the Women in Business Association and welcomes all current or prospective members to connect with her. As the Director of Membership, she is eager to foster an empowering environment for the association, while increasing the opportunities available for members to grow and develop as leaders.
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Angelica Rivera

Director of Marketing
Angelica is in her first year of the MBA program and is pursuing her dream of working in the entertainment industry. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies at California State University of Monterey Bay. In Monterey she worked in the wine business and is hoping to one day open her own wine bar. She is involved with multiple groups at Chapman including Women in Business, Graduate Student Association, and Entertainment Industry Association. Outside of school, Angelica is passionate about Disneyland, sports, being active, reading, binge watching the best tv shows and movies, and her pug Lilo. She always has a smile on her face and is always welcoming to those around her. Her goal is to help shape the relationships that students have on campus and excite students who want to play a part in the Chapman community.
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Saloni KV

Director of Business Relations
Saloni KV is a first-year MBA student residing in Orange County, California. Earning two Masters degrees in Psychology and Organizational Behavior, from India and Spain. Saloni then proceeded to work as a Psychotherapist for 7 years but soon developed a passion for the consulting sphere. As an Argyros Ambassador, Saloni looks forward to serving and representing the Argyros School of Business. Saloni aims to create a strong network of the Panther family by helping the school attract the best and brightest applicants, thereby shaping the future of the school.

Extended Leadership Team

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Alex Amela

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Ricky Lobel

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Neha Kamath

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Jackie Zhao
Undergraduate Ambassador

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Melanie Kane
Membership Representative


Ally Viernes
Greek Ambassador