In June of 2021 when the Rita Reiss Wieczorek’s Scholarship for Maternal – Infant and Pediatric Nursing reached the permanent scholarship goal of $50,000. Dr. Wieczorek requested that the additional funds received for her scholarship be distributed to a second scholarship honoring her daughter-in-law and a Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. Board member, Allison Adams Wieczorek. The Allison Adams Wieczorek Scholarship will also be awarded to graduate nurses who are studying maternal-infant and pediatric nursing, Dr. Wieczorek’s nursing service, administration, and teaching specialty. Allison Adams Wieczorek has served as an NEF Board member since 2006. She is a member of NEF’s Nominating Committee and the NEF Website and Social Media Committee. With over 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry, Allison is currently the Head of Research Products and Services at CFA Institute and Publisher of the Financial Analysts Journal. She recently launched the CFA Institute Research and Policy Center a Think “and do” Tank dedicated to ethical and sustainable investing and financial research for the betterment of society. She is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island where she received a BS degree from the School of Business and a BA degree in French. The Allison Adams Wiezorek Scholarship reached the goal of $50,000 in 2023.
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