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The Entrepreneur Development Cell of SCMS NOIDA organized a webinar on the topic of “Social Entrepreneurship: the need of the hour” by Mrs Prarthana Prateek Kaul, co-founder, Giftabled, on 10th of November, 2020 from 10:40 AM to 12: 40 PM to introduce and familiarize students of SCMS NOIDA with an emerging field know as social entrepreneurship.
The guest speaker for the webinar, Mrs Kaul is a co-founder of an award-winning social enterprise, that strives to create a positive change in the lives of people by creating an ecosystem of like-minded individuals to collective build an inclusive society. She has supported the lives of thousands of underprivileged people and people with disability through the supply chain diversity. She has been a cause marketer, motivational trainer and a consultant in the area of diversity inclusion to numerous multinational organisations and has conducted a great many workshops on sign language, braille, volunteer management, employee engagement and growing into a disability confident company.
Mrs Kaul began her discussion by introducing the concept of social entrepreneurship. The speaker emphasized the importance of volunteering to bring about a change in the lives of disabled, needy and marginalized. She also talked at length on inclusivity and its importance to create a fair society. She also described why it’s important to acknowledge and utilise the skills and talents of people with disability and provide them with a platform to make the best out of what they have been gifted with. She explained how some the young minds working with her were able to succeed in their careers and make something of themselves through social entrepreneurship.
Dr Prashant Yadav, the faculty in-charge, EDC Cell, also addressed the students and gave some of his valuable insights on the topic.
Students were allowed to interact with the guest speaker and ask questions they might have had during the course of the webinar. Students were able to ask the speaker about scope and opportunities in the field of social entrepreneurship. Students seemed intrigued by Giftable and asked about the volunteering opportunities available at Giftable. The webinar ended on a pleasant note with Entrepreneur development Cell thanking students for attending this webinar and making it a success. Photographs of the event are: