Grant will help fund educational activities to benefit more than
BROOKFIELD, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2018--
Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services
technology solutions, today announced that Aleksandra (Aleks) Gren,
country head of Poland at Fiserv, has received the 2018 Goldman Sachs-Fortune
Global Women Leaders Award. Gren was recognized for her active role in
empowerment, advocacy and mentoring, as well as her concept for a STEM
(science, technology, engineering, and math) education program for
female refugees in Greece. She also received a $25,000 grant to help
fund STEM educational activities to benefit more than 1,000 children in
Greek refugee camps.
Gren accepted the award from David Solomon, CEO, The Goldman Sachs
Group, Inc., at the recent Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit.
Now in its eleventh year, the award is a partnership between the Goldman
Sachs 10,000 Women program and Fortune. It is given to
outstanding women from around the world who are creating social impact
projects to empower others in their communities and countries.
“The introduction of STEM programs to young refugee women in Greece has
the potential to make a real and lasting impact on people’s lives,” said
Solomon. “The work Aleksandra is spearheading exemplifies global
leadership in business and beyond.”
“Aleksandra is an example of how we can each use our skills to give back
in our communities and the world, which is what the Global Women Leaders
Award is all about,” said Leigh Gallagher, senior editor at large, Fortune.
Gren, a past participant and alumni in the Fortune-U.S. State
Department Mentoring Partnership program, has been active in empowering
women in finance and technology, which led to her involvement in
promoting STEM education programs to refugees internationally.
“Through personal experience and my work in financial services
technology at Fiserv, I have seen what a powerful enabler STEM education
is for women,” said Gren. “Introducing girls in refugee camps to
computer programming and coding enables them to take positive steps to
build their own futures.”
At Fiserv, Gren’s responsibilities include organizing, structuring, and
leading technology initiatives for major EMEA-based financial
institutions, with a focus on Central and Eastern Europe (CEE).
Throughout her 23-year career, she has championed innovation for
continued infusion of banking and technology in many economies around
In a world moving faster than ever before, Fiserv helps clients deliver
solutions in step with the way people live and work today – financial
services at the speed of life. Learn more at fiserv.com.
Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) enables clients worldwide to create and
deliver financial services experiences in step with the way people live
and work today. For nearly 35 years, Fiserv has been a trusted leader in
financial services technology, helping clients achieve best-in-class
results by driving quality and innovation in payments, processing
services, risk and compliance, customer and channel management, and
insights and optimization. Fiserv is a member of the FORTUNE®
500 and has been named among the FORTUNE Magazine World's Most Admired
Companies® for five consecutive years, recognized for
strength of business model and innovation leadership. Visit fiserv.com
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