FCBE Congratulates 2014 FEI Award Recipient, Nighat Rooziman
For release: April 10, 2014
The Fogelman College congratulates Finance major, Nighat Rooziman, on her receipt
of the 2014 Financial Executives International (FEI) Memphis Chapter Educational Achievement
Award. The FEI Memphis Chapter awards one scholarship each year to a deserving honors
Accounting / Finance student at the University of Memphis. Recipients of the award
must be interested in an accounting or finance career, possess an outstanding academic
record, exhibit personal attributes to support success in business and demonstrate
achievements in their extracurricular activities, such as school and community leadership
roles. Rooziman will be honored at an FEI dinner at the Crescent Club on April 22nd
and will receive an award of $1,000.
Rooziman of Chitral, Pakistan, plans to pursue a Masters in Finance after graduating
from the University of Memphis Helen Hardin Honors Program in May 2014. She belongs
to three honors societies, including Phi Kappa Phi, Pinnacle Honor Society and Golden
Key Honor Society. Rooziman has been active in University of Memphis Foundation’s
Investment Committee, serving as one of the student observers during the committee’s
Rooziman’s volunteer involvement includes Aga Khan Social Welfare Board USA, Partnership
in Action and Memphis City Schools tutoring. As a volunteer for Aga Khan Social Welfare
Board USA, Rooziman assists new immigrants with issues related to business and finance,
including the basics of banking, credit, insurance and college savings plans. She
also founded the Uplift Foundation which raises awareness and funds for Pakistan.
The foundation pays school fees for deserving children, holds essay competitions to
encourage learning, arranges workshops and training for youth, and provides legal
aid for women and children.
Founded over 80 years ago, FEI’s mission is to advance the success of senior-level
financial executives, their organizations and the profession. Today the organization
provides a forum for financial executives to network, engage in continual education
and discuss national and global policy regarding the profession.