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Dee Dee Sklar Women in Fund Finance Award

The inaugural Women in Fund Finance Award was first presented to Ms. Dee Dee Sklar in 2018 to honor her tremendous efforts to create the Women in Fund Finance initiative and increase engagement and participation of women in the Fund Finance community. The purpose of this annual award, now named the “Dee Dee Sklar Women in Fund Finance Award,” is to recognize a member of the Fund Finance community who embodies the mission of the Women in Fund Finance initiative and demonstrates their commitment to helping women succeed through connection, education and professional advocacy.

Selection Criteria

The Award recipient will be selected based on outstanding general overall contribution to WFF, their firm and the Fund Finance industry, with an emphasis on professional contributions that further the purposes and objectives of WFF.

2024 Dee Dee Sklar Women in Fund Finance Nomination Form


2023 Recipient

Fi Dinh

MUFG Investor Services

We are honored to select Fi Dinh as the 2023 Women in Fund Finance Award recipient for her outstanding contributions to the industry and to recognize her as a trailblazer for women in this industry. With over a decade of experience in the sector across the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia markets, Fi is a well-known figure in the fund finance industry. She is also known for being the pioneer of the ESG-linked fund finance trend globally. Fi's commitment to supporting diversity and next-generation development in the industry is commendable. As one of the first Women in Fund Finance initiative members and now co-chair WFF APAC, Fi has played a pivotal role in promoting diversity, equity and empowerment of women in the region. Congratulations, Fi!

Past Recipients

Knox, Ann Richardson (Mayer Brown)
Ann Richardson Knox
Montaperto, Deborah (Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management)
Deborah Montaperto