Olga Sergunina has been announced the winner of EY NextGen Women, a competition for female students interested in Strategy and Transactions. Olga will be awarded with a traineeship and a 6-month mentoring program. She will also represent Finland in the lobal EY NextGen Women final in Dublin.
The Finnish finals saw nine students from three universities competing for the win. The competitors solved group assignments that required critical thinking and creative solutions for complex corporate finance problems.
The winner, Olga Sergunina, is a master’s student in Economics and Business Administration at Hanken School of Economics. Second place was awarded to Kim Studenski from Aalto University and third place to Maria Piterskova from Aalto University
“Warm congratulations to Olga Sergunina on winning the competition! The jury was impressed by the strong business acumen and the confident presentation style Olga displayed throughout even the most challenging tasks. She demonstrated strong skills in leveraging the strengths of her team members and approached the cases in an organized and structured way”, says Kinga Charpentier, sponsor of the EY NextGen Women competition and Corporate Finance Partner at EY Finland.
The objective of the EY NextGen Women student event is to inspire a new generation of talented women to pursue a career in Strategy and Transactions. The competition is part of EY’s commitment to foster equality and diversity in its work community.
“The competition aims to encourage more women to enter the interesting world of M&A and transactions. We believe that diverse teams and appreciation of diversity produce the best business results. The competition brings together promising future professionals from various backgrounds and offers a kick-starter to their careers”, Charpentier states.Olga will represent Finland in the global EY NextGen Women competition final in the fall of 2023. The global final will be hosted in Dublin.
More information at EY NextGen Women.