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Anna Wieslander from Elonroad receives this year’s SSE MBA scholarship

For the 16th consecutive year, a scholarship is being awarded for Executive MBA studies at the Stockholm School of Economics. The scholarship of SEK 495,000 is announced by Swedish financial newspaper Dagens Industri in cooperation with the Stockholm School of Economics and utbildning.se and recognizes the next generation of leaders, with the purpose of strengthening Swedish competitiveness.

“The purpose of the SSE MBA scholarship is to promote further education and raise the skill level among the next generation of leaders,” says Karin Wiström, Director SSE MBA at the Stockholm School of Economics.

The scholarship is awarded to candidates whose previous achievements and future potential indicate they will benefit optimally from the program. By strengthening their leadership and skills in responsible business and operational development, candidates will be able to benefit their company or organization and be good ambassadors for Sweden. Particular emphasis is placed on candidates’ potential to generate new business through entrepreneurship or intrapreneurship, in Sweden and internationally.

The 2022 SSE MBA scholarship goes to Anna Wieslander, Chief Operating Officer at Elonroad, with the following motivation:

“Anna is an experienced, strategic leader with a very strong drive for learning and getting things done. She is the Chief Operating Officer at Elonroad, with a genuine interest for sustainable development and growth of both people and technology. Elonroad is a startup which offers charging infrastructures for electric vehicles. With strong leadership skills, Anna is considered one of the key players in the organization. There is a huge potential for Elonroad and its team to scale up and drive a positive impact in the sustainable transportation sector around the world.

Before joining Elonroad Anna has a long management experience from Alfa Laval in various senior leadership and operational positions. Her academic background is a Master of Chemical Engineering from Lund University. Together with the MBA degree from SSE she will have a solid foundation for future success.

With the new perspectives, insights and knowledge that Anna will gain from the SSE MBA program she has the potential to successfully contribute to the rapid development of Elonroad and its positive impact. With her experience, background and potential, Anna is a highly worthy recipient of the SSE MBA scholarship 2022.”

 “Sweden has a long tradition and is a true role model in driving innovation and successfully building ground-breaking worldwide businesses! I am proud to represent Elonroad and the future of mobility and will in my participation in the MBA program make sure that this tradition continues!” says Anna Wieslander

The jury has consisted of Carl Johan Bonnier, Chairman Albert Bonnier AB; Jonas Jonsson, Editor in Chief, Dagens Industri; Mattias Säker, Co-founder Keystone Education Group; Louise Croneborg-Jones, CEO and Founder Water In Sight and alumna of the SSE MBA program, and Karin Wiström, Director SSE MBA, Stockholm School of Economics.

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