FINCAD named Parisa Golbayani the recipient of its 2016 Women in Finance Scholarship. Golbayani will receive $10,000 to apply towards pursuing her PhD in Financial Engineering at the Stevens Institute of Technology.
FINCAD's annual scholarship program is aimed at encouraging and supporting exceptional women in finance, particularly in the areas of derivatives and financial risk management. This year, the company received applications from over 200 deserving women from over 50 countries, but ultimately Golbayani's outstanding qualifications positioned her as the scholarship recipient.
Golbayani graduated in 2011 with a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Babol University of Technology, Iran. She continued her studies in the US at the Stevens Institute of Technology, where she obtained a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and began pursuing her PhD in Financial Engineering.