On 28th May 2020, PES Women in Power in collaboration with WiE (Women in Engineering) affinity group of RSET IEEE Student Branch on the topic “Opportunities: The Increasing Diversity in Engineering” on Webex platform from 7:00pm to 8:00pm. The speaker wasAisha Nazia Nasir Mayin – Co-Founder, StartChange.Today. Around 100 people registered for the event including students from professional colleges, professors and professionals.
The participants were insighted upon the fact that opportunities are not something that knocks on your door but something that you have to seek for. She also shared with us the importance of volunteering and how that can be a gateway to the future.Another important method that she emphasised for seeking opportunities was the effective usage of social media by which jobs, internships etc. could be found.
After the initial introduction on how to seek opportunities by discovering yourself she spoke about the new rising branches of engineering and “-preneurship” .In the last few minutes of the conversation, she mentioned the importance of having good communication skills to excel in any field and also gave tips on how to improve your speaking skills.
The session was concluded with an interactive question answer session . The webinar was well received by the participants.