Mary Hesburgh Flaherty
Mary Hesburgh Flaherty will be this year's Pink Zone Luncheon guest speaker. She is an integral member of the University of Notre Dame family. Since graduating with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and business administration in 1979, Mary has served the University, and the larger community, in important ways. She is a member of the University of Notre Dame Undergraduate Experience Advisory Council and helped develop student scholarships and funding for women’s services and programs through the Thanking Father Ted Foundation.
Mary is deeply committed to providing education opportunities and to supporting healthcare. She is the Chair of Saint John’s Hospital and Health Center Board of Directors, the former Chair and a Trustee Emeriti at Marymount High School of Los Angeles and a Board Member of the Las Madrinas of Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles. In addition, Mary has served the Westside Guild of Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles since 1991 and has been a member of the Irene Dunne Guild of Saint John’s Health Center since 1987. She is an active member of St. Matthew’s Parish.
Mary lives in Los Angeles with her husband Jay ’79, and they have three children Jim ’06 & ’07, Mary Catherine ’08 and Maureen ’14.