I went back to my alma mater, The Mother’s International School, as a judge and mentor their annual technology and entrepreneurship event, X, organized by the technology club MINET. Oswald Labs also offered an award to the winning team with the best startup idea.
In June 2019, Hive 01 Enschede (formerly NESST Twente) organized the Dragon’s Den pitching event for startups. I was one of the five Dragons and we awarded three prizes.
I spoke about social entrepreneurship at the AKEPT-WIEF Social Enterprise Forum in Kuala Lumpur in October 2018. The event was a collaboration between the higher education and leadership academy AKEPT and the World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation.
At the University of Twente’s first annual Online Open Day, I spoke about startups, entrepreneurship, and technology at the university, as part of a panel called “Beyond Your Studies,” moderated by co-founder and project manager of DesignLab, Miriam Iliohan.
I was part of a panel discussion on the future of technology by Facebook’s Developer Circles Delhi-NCR along with Chinmaya Saxena, Developer Programs Lead, Facebook India; Saransh Kataria, Chapter Lead, Facebook Developer Circle Delhi; and Shubhamoy Chakrabarty, COO at Cloudtub, Inc.