IBA AMAN CED & Tech Valley Abbottabad jointly organized an information and awareness session on Freelancing

IBA AMAN CED & Tech Valley Abbottabad jointly organized an information and awareness session on Freelancing

September 22: IBA AMAN CED and Tech Valley Abbottabad jointly organized an information and awareness session on Freelancing at G&T Auditorium, IBA Main Campus, Karachi. Dr. Shahid Qureshi, Program Director IBA AMAN-CED welcomed Umar Farooq, CEO Tech Valley team. The gathering of participants was mainly mix of students from all the programs of IBA, Iqra University, UBIT, Sir Syed University, SZABIST and Karachi University. More than 200 students attended the session and all the participants took keen interest in knowing more about Freelancing.

The event commenced with the recitation of Holy Quran, followed by an introductory speech by Umar Farooq, CEO Tech Valley. He discussed his life experiences of USA and how he got inspired by Dr. Shahid's struggle to promote entrepreneurship in Pakistan. He explained how freelancing is changing lives of people in KPK especially in Abbottabad. Muhammad Yasin, a professional freelancer, briefed the audience about the number of ways to start freelancing. He explained how freelancing can empower students by using their skills to get a global experience. Abdul Wali, a freelancer, shared his struggling yet inspiring life story with the audience. "I have never been to a school or a college but now I have more than 110,000 students around the globe", he said.

IBA AMAN CED & Tech Valley Abbottabad jointly organized an information and awareness session on Freelancing

Dr. Shahid Qureshi, program director CED IBA, concluded the conference by sharing his views about the speakers and the training session. He motivated all the students to start learning new skills and use it to start your career and diversify your portfolio.

After this session, an MoU between IBA AMAN-CED and Techvalley Abbottabad was signed by Dr. Shahid Qureshi (Program Director AMAN-CED IBA) and Umar Farooq (CEO Tech Valley). According to the MoU, IBA AMAN CED and Tech Valley Abbottabad will work together to promote entrepreneurship within Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

IBA AMAN CED & Tech Valley Abbottabad jointly organized an information and awareness session on Freelancing
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