7th February, 2023
There are many dreams to be achieved, many paths to be traversed and many thoughts to be evaluated when the stakes are as high as selecting one's future career. The pressure of building a prosperous professional life weighs heavily on the students, parents and schools who together join hands in making a generation capable of strengthening the existing foundations of the nation.
In this journey of helping students navigate through the confusion and uncertainty that arises inevitably with identifying their true calling, Samarthya, the Human Potential Centre of XLRI focuses on guiding school students in various aspects through its flagship event, Disha.
Disha 2023-24, the Annual Career Counseling Fair of XLRI, was conducted on the 29th of January, 2023 on the premises of the campus. With 500+ registrations and a footfall of 350+ students and parents alike, Disha was bolstered by the support of 70+ XLRI students who volunteered for the event. Schools like Bladwin High School, DAV, JH Tarapore, and Loyola were in high attendance and received valuable insights into various career paths. The attendees appreciated the opportunity to learn from personal experiences and explore new career options.
Disha covered both conventional fields such as Bachelor's of Commerce, Civil Services, and Engineering and added new career options to the bevy offered like Biotechnology, Fashion, Journalism, and Defence.The event was graced by keynote speaker, Ms Anju Saini, XLRI alumna, Founder and CEO of Elegant Success Impressions, who shared her expertise, with 6000+ hours of coaching experience and 24 years of leadership experience, and motivated the attendees to make informed career decisions.
Seeing resounding reviews, the organizing team at Samarthya closed the event while stating, "Disha aimed to guide students towards making informed career decisions and we are thrilled with the response we received. Our goal was to create a platform for individuals to explore their options and make informed decisions about their future, and it's great to see that we've been able to achieve that!"
For more information about Samarthya and its future events, please visit the social media page handle samarthya.xlri over at Instagram.