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Personal Financial Planning doctoral student recognized for diversity efforts

Friday, September 14, 2018

Miranda Reiter, doctoral student in personal financial planning was among four Certified Financial Planners to be awarded the Financial Planning Association ® (FPA ®) Diversity Scholarship. The recipients of the merit-based scholarship are professionals who are working to encourage diversity in the financial planning profession, serving diverse communities with financial planning and increasing the professional opportunities for diverse communities within the financial planning profession.  The scholarship will allow award recipients to attend the annual FPA conference in Chicago this October.

Reiter is a financial advisor with USAA, based in Tampa, Florida. She has been tremendously active in her community, volunteering to provide financial education for the elderly, women and girls, college students, African-Americans, military communities and more.

The Diversity Scholarship program is sponsored by the FPA Diversity Committee. The Committee’s mission is to develop strategies to raise awareness and promote inclusiveness of diverse communities including but not limited to: age, race, ethnicity, gender and sexual orientation in the financial planning profession. FPA strives to increase professional opportunities for the widest spectrum of people so that all may join and thrive in the financial planning profession.

For the full press announcement, including information on all of the scholarship winners, please visit onefpa.org.

This article was posted on Friday, September 14, 2018, and is filed under College News, Family Studies & Human Services, Institute of Personal Financial Planning.