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100 Women in Finance, CAIA Announce 2019 Scholarship Recipients

100 Women in Finance, PAAMCO, and CAIA have announced the ten 2019 recipients of the 100 Women in Finance CAIA Charter Scholarships. This scholarship program is now in its ninth year and has helped many women further their alternative investment careers.  

The scholarship is underwritten by PAAMCO and provides resources to a select group of exceptional recipients as they work towards obtaining the CAIA Charter. The scholarship covers all costs and resources associated with the CAIA Level I and Level II exams and CAIA Association membership dues for the first year.

The 100WF members who will be awarded scholarships in 2019 are:

  • Gita Advani, Manager, PricewaterhouseCoopers (Singapore)
  • Sarah Williamson Atkins, Financial Controller / Adviser, 8 Strands (UK)
  • Heather Balke, Business Development Director, Systemic Risk Averse Funds (USA)
  • Lauren DiCerbo, Associate, Alternative Investment Management, LLC (USA)
  • Joy Harnprasopwat, eFX Sales Specialist, TD Securities (USA)
  • Tahmina Igamberdiev, Director of Underwriting, Rise Line Business Credit (USA)
  • Stanislava Kostetskaia, Private Banker, DBS (Singapore)
  • Alexandra Melia, Client Relations Business Development, Alphadyne Asset Management LP (USA)
  • Roxy Rong, Lead, Low-touch Trading, PEAK6 Investments (USA)
  • Jeanette Turner, Chief Regulatory Officer, CSS (USA)

“A hearty congratulations to all of this year’s scholarship recipients. We’re now closing in on a decade of this program, and it is undeniable what a meaningful impact it has had in identifying and empowering a generation of leaders in the alternative investment industry,” said William J. Kelly, CEO of CAIA.

“This scholarship program strongly reflects our mission to empower women in the finance industry through every stage of their careers. We believe earning the CAIA certification will further distinguish these already accomplished women and enable greater career advancement. We thank PAAMCO and CAIA for their continued support,” said Amanda Pullinger, CEO, 100 Women in Finance.

The scholarship criteria require applicants to be full members of 100WF, not eligible for program reimbursement by their employers, and have one year of professional experience in the alternative investment industry.

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