Winner of the Columbia University-Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association/Ada Mutch scholarship, Sara Markt had a “pre-nursing” career with a BA in Anthropology and working as Deputy Secretary for the NYC Dept, of Health and Mental Hygiene where she also wrote speeches for Mayor Bloomberg. Deciding her work was too abstract she returned to school at Columbia University where she earned her BSN and is now pursuing her Masters as an Adult Nurse Practitioner there. She plans to work in primary care in New York City’s medically underserved communities.
NEF’s only purpose is to provide nursing scholarship assistance to make graduate level nursing education possible. NEF is the largest, single, private, professionally endorsed source of funds for advanced nursing study with over one hundred years of service to and for professional nursing.
NEF’s Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from nursing, education, technology, and business communities. Members donate their time and talent to the advancement of the nursing profession. NEF operates with exceptionally low overhead. NEF employs only one individual who serves in several capacities. NEF is a non-profit organization with 501(c) status; thus, your contributions are fully tax-deductible.