Aleksandra Anna Olearska‘s ambition is simple: to help children in developing countries gain access to education. To get to that goal, she has chosen a route that includes an international business degree from USF.
Olearska, will graduate in May with an overall GPA of 4.0. While academics are a big focus for her, she also sets aside time to volunteer. She serves as the volunteer chair of the USF Center for Student Involvement, site leader for the Stampede for Service and ambassador with the USF Global Citizen Project. She also is a study-abroad ambassador, a member of Toastmaster’s International and the Bulls Business Network.
Olearska also managed a volleyball team and took part in a soccer tournament as part of the USF intramurals. She has served as student leader of INTO USF and as a section supervisor for Aramark, a position in which she manages teams of up to 20 members.
All these endeavors helps Olearska develop her interpersonal and leadership skills. Fluent in Polish, Spanish, German and English, she is a member of the dean’s list for every semester she has completed at USF. She has received the USF Green & Gold Presidential Award and the International Baccalaureate World Scholars Award, all while taking time-consuming piano and guitar lessons at the USF School of Music.