TechnologyOne celebrates partnership with Australian humanitarian trailblazer, Gemma Sisia and The School of St Jude

Australia’s leading enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS) company, TechnologyOne (ASX:TNE), today honoured the achievements of Gemma Sisia for lifting Tanzanian children from poverty through education with The School of St Jude.

With just 10 dollars in her pocket in 2002, Gemma founded The School of St Jude – a private school in Tanzania that gives food, housing, and a free, high-quality education to children from families surviving in one of the world’s poorest countries.

Sharing a stage with CEO, Edward Chung at TechnologyOne’s headquarters today, Gemma Sisia told the audience that her efforts were supported by a long-standing partnership with the TechnologyOne Foundation.

“In addition to being a strong supporter of The School of St Jude since 2014, as a leading corporate sponsor, TechnologyOne helped pave the way for other supporters who want to help children escape poverty and receive a high-quality, life-changing education,” Ms Sisia said.

“The School of St Jude is now recognised as an exceptional educational institution that regularly ranks in the top 10% nationally,” she said.

“It’s a dream that I’ve worked hard on building for more than 16 years now, and these amazing students and their families would never have had the opportunity without wonderful supporters like Technology One.

“Each child we invite into the school represents another family who has the opportunity to escape the cycle of poverty,” Ms Sisia said.

TechnologyOne Executive Chairman, Adrian Di Marco said the focus for the TechnologyOne Foundation is to work with grassroots charities.

“It’s a privilege to be able to support initiatives such as The School of St Jude, that make
a tangible difference to disadvantaged communities, particularly under-privileged youth because it is through the youth that we can impact the future.
“Through the TechnologyOne Foundation, we have committed to freeing 500,000 children and their families from poverty.

“Our contribution in this space is the right thing to do. As a large, successful company we have the capability and capacity to make a difference, and to encourage those in our community to do the same,” he said.

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About the TechnologyOne Foundation

TechnologyOne is committed to making a difference to underprivileged and at risk youth, through our TechnologyOne Foundation. We are committed to free 500,000 children and their families from poverty.

We are a member of the global 1% Pledge coalition a corporate philanthropy movement which is supported by a stable of multi-national technology companies including Atlassian and Salesforce.  For TechnologyOne it represents a multimillion dollar commitment to making a sustainable different in those communities that most need it.

About TechnologyOne

TechnologyOne (ASX:TNE) is Australia's largest enterprise software company and one of Australia's top 200 ASX-listed companies, with offices across six countries. We create solutions that transform business and make life simple for our customers. We do this by providing powerful, deeply integrated enterprise software that is incredibly easy to use. Over 1,200 leading corporations, government departments and statutory authorities are powered by our software.

We participate in only eight key markets: government, local government, financial services, education, health and community services, asset intensive industries, project intensive industries and corporates. For these markets we develop, market, sell, implement, support and run our preconfigured solutions, which reduce time, cost and risk for our customers.

For 30 years, we have been providing our customers enterprise software that evolves and adapts to new and emerging technologies, allowing them to focus on their business and not technology. Today, our software is available on the TechnologyOne Cloud and across smart mobile devices.

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