The Sponsorship and Area Volunteerism Part of Tech Mahindra’s Worldwide Commitment as a Leader in Digital Transformation for a Connected World
St. Louis, MO – October 15, 2014 – Tech Mahindra Ltd. a specialist in digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering today announced that it became a sponsor of Junior Achievement in Greater St. Louis, opening its first storefront at JA BizTown exposing students to computer science and web programming. Tech Mahindra MD & CEO, CP Gurnani, is on hand for a ribbon-cutting event at the BizTown facility today.
Tech Mahindra, which employs more than 92,000 professionals around the world, has been part of the St. Louis business community for more than 20 years. It is part of the Mahindra Group, a multinational group of companies with more than 180,000 employees in 100 countries and revenues of $16.5 billion.
“The St. Louis region and its businesses, along with the rest of the world, are in the midst of rapid digital transformation. We are transitioning from the world of the Internet to the world of the Internet of Everything,” said Mr Gurnani. “Tech Mahindra is proud to be playing a significant role in this evolution and working with other innovative companies in the St. Louis area. We are also excited to bring a new focus on computer science and programming to Junior Achievement here.”
“Tech Mahindra is a strategic partner with MasterCard in helping test and develop applications that enhance the customer and cardholder experience for MasterCard around the world,” said Sheryl Andrasko, Group Executive, Global Technology & Operations for MasterCard® Worldwide, who is based in the St. Louis area. “As a long-time sponsor of Junior Achievement here and around the world, we’re pleased to see Tech Mahindra supporting this worthwhile cause.”
“Junior Achievement recognizes the critical importance of science, technology, engineering and math to the future of our children,” said Lori Jacob, Junior Achievement President and CEO in Greater St. Louis. “The most recent 10-year employment projections show that among the 20 fastest-growing occupations projected for 2014, 15 of them require significant mathematics or science preparation to compete successfully. We’re thrilled that Tech Mahindra is the first sponsor to focus on computer science and will allow students to learn the basics of html coding.”
Tech Mahindra and Mahindra Group are deeply involved in corporate social responsibility initiatives around the world, many of them focused on creating a better future for children. The Tech Mahindra Foundation is dedicated specifically to Education and Employability. Mahindra Group is involved in CSR programs around the world that contribute to sustainability. Sustainability encompasses not only the conservation of our environment, but also a responsibility to every stakeholder—not only shareholders, employees, and customers, but also the communities it impacts and the suppliers it sources from.
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