Workshop at SU explores AI career development with industry leaders

Sindh University's Faculty of Engineering and Technology in collaboration with IdeaGist organized a workshop on "Career development in the era of artificial intelligence and emerging technologies" here on Friday.

The event consisted of engaging discussions and expert insights, left a lasting impact on over 200 participating students.

Dean Faculty of Engineering and Technology Professor Dr. Lachhman Das Dhomeja shed light on the critical aspects of career counseling, market trends in AI and emerging technologies.

He said that the challenges and potential of AI could be taken seriously for the future job landscape.

CEO of IdeaGist Hassan Syed and recipient of the prestigious Sitara-E Imtiaz captivated the audience with his deep dive into career counseling, emphasizing the crucial role of soft skills, entrepreneurship and innovative thinking in navigating the tech industry's demands.

Operational Manager at National Incubation Centre Hyderabad Shahzana shared invaluable insights on startups' pivotal role in Pakistan's economic growth.

She urged students to embrace entrepreneurship and announced collaborative efforts between Nation Invibation Centre and the SU's Faculty of Engineering & Technology to foster a robust startup ecosystem.

The Focal Person of the Technology Incubation Centre Professor Dr. Arifa Bhutto underscored the workshop's significance in enhancing students' capabilities and promoting problem-solving skills crucial for industry success.

She emphasized academia's role in equipping students with cutting-edge tools and knowledge to tackle economic challenges.

The event concluded with gratitude extended by Dr Kamran Taj Pathan to all guests, marking a promising step forward in career development and entrepreneurial endeavors within the technological landscape.