New Delhi, 14th February 2023: EduBridge, India’s leading Workforce Development platform, organized SkillsFactor 2023, the largest skill marathon in the country. The event was in its third successive season, which was conducted recently in association with UNICEF-YuWaah.
SkillsFactor is an of its kind platform that brings CXOs of renowned multinationals and startups under one platform to engage with the youth in a purposeful interaction that can deliver them to sustainable careers. The day-long event was strategically planned, with 10 sessions of 60 minutes each from 8 am to 8 pm. Each speaker was given time to interact with an audience comprising of fresh graduates and young professionals, who were seeking to accelerate their career prospects or were looking to switch careers. Over 30000 registered participants had the opportunity to garner insights in the spheres of Technology, Banking and Finance, and Self-Development topics from prominent industry experts.
Over 10,000 youth attended the program this year and with many more following the live stream on the Learn Online with EduBridge YouTube channel. The topics helped participants understand the need for required skills in the workforce in order to build sustainable career paths or make career switch decisions. The event assumed the format of a ‘Marathon’, giving experts an opportunity to answer a maximum number of questions and conduct back-to-back sessions throughout the day.
Some of the topics included 10 Must-Know Things about a Career in Data Analytics, Roadmap to Full Stack Development Career, Move your Career Forward with AWS, Talk to our Young Entrepreneurs, Investing in Mutual Funds, How to Master Skills for Data Analytics, Ultimate Investment Banking Career Guide, Top Career Options for Finance Graduates, Building a Career in Software Programming, and many others. Top Industry Experts like S.Karthik (Delhivery), Ramesh Ekambaram (Leading MNC Bank), Rohit Sharma (AWS), Neelabh Sanyal (Kuvera), Rajat Khatri (Ferns & Petals), Sudarshan Ramakrishnan (Leading Investment Bank), Deepak Jain (Ather Energy), Dhairya Gangwani (Dhairya Decodes), Dhinakar Selwyn (Capgemini), and more have conducted these sessions. The audience participation was riddled with enthusiasm, each session ended with an average of over 15 questions.
EduBridge has also given participants access to useful tools, a book to read, website links, etc. which were shared with the audience. To mark the success of SkillsFactor 2023, EduBridge launched the Elite Learner’s Club, giving learners an opportunity to become part of the EduBridge family. Learners can avail of attractive discounts, prizes, cash-back, and other rewards on making a referral.
According to Girish Singhania, CEO, EduBridge, “We commenced with SkillsFactor in 2020 with the intention of educating the youth on the merit of skilling. Over the years, the event got bigger and better. We invite industry experts across disciplines to strike up a one-on-one conversation with the youth while addressing the in-demand requirements. SkillsFactor is an open platform enabling learners to exchange their views and resolve queries relating to their career path and start accelerating their interest in the desired direction to achieve growth. This season we launched the unique referral program extending our gratitude to the learners and including them as we enliven our efforts at skilling the youth. We look forward to another successful season in 2024.”