Helen Ezenwa

  • Assistant Dean for External Relations and Career Management
  • Adjunct Faculty

Helen Ezenwa (she/her) is the assistant dean for external relations and career management at Illinois Tech Stuart School of Business. She co-chairs the university DEI Committee and is the Presidential Fellow for Equity and Belonging. She came to Stuart School of Business in 2013 with 18 years of experience in the private sector and higher education. For 12 of those years, she was involved in workforce development, and has more than 20 years of experience in sourcing talent at multiple levels and building talent pipelines. Prior to Stuart,  Ezenwa was vice president and program manager for technology, finance, compliance, HR, and operations development training programs at JP Morgan Chase. She holds an M.B.A. from Loyola University Chicago and earned her bachelor’s degree from DePaul University in international studies and Doctorate in Business Administration at DePaul University. She is adjunct faculty at DePaul University and Illinois Tech.


DBA, DePaul University

M.B.A., Finance, Information Technology, International Business, Loyola University Chicago

B.A., International Studies and Communication, DePaul University


Advancing Career and Education (ACE)

Master of Business Administration

Master of Public Administration

Master of Technological Entrepreneurship

M.S. in Sustainability Analytics and Management