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MOMENTUM 2019 to advocate Youth for leadership roles

 Chief Guests at the occasion
 Chief Guests at the occasion

MOMENTUM Youth Expo 2019 took place on February 23 and 24, at Nugasevana, BMICH. The world is definitely becoming a small village with a rapid pace of change taking place and MOMENTUM 2019, hopes to meet this challenge head on.

MOMENTUM 2019 will offer the Sri Lankan Youth unique opportunities to develop their own career paths and discover their hidden potential that will propel them to successful professions.

MOMENTUM 2019 is organized by the S.Thomas’ College Mt Lavinia – OBA. It is by no means the usual “Education Fair”. Everything about MOMENTUM 2019 is designed to engage Youth. They are the foundation upon which new and innovative ideas can be built.

MOMENTUM 2019 offers a unique platform for organizations, institutions and business establishments to present career pathways and higher education opportunities to school leavers, job seekers and those who wish to increase their skills or employment prospects.

In addition to a vast array of Education Institutions and recruitment options that account for over 50 exhibitors, MOMENTUM 2019 featured career workshops, interactive forums and panel discussions conducted by industry experts, entrepreneurs, startup gurus and professionals.

It hosted a Digital Marketing Bootcamp and a Startup Pitch Night attended by the Sri Lanka Angel Network.

Imran Hassan, Chairman of the Organizing Committee for Momentum 2019 stated, “Shaping tomorrow’s innovators by leveraging science, technology innovation and culture for today’s youth, are part of the programs included for Momentum 2019.   With youth representatives, academics, activists and other stakeholders, the interactive sessions focus on young people’s potential to contribute to society and history.” He added, “New and fresh blood could not only open up minds, but also help to open up education and opportunities for youth.”

Schools across the island took center stage as students were given a platform to showcase their talents in music, dance and drama. MOMENTUM 2019 Main Stage provided amateur artists with an opportunity to gain exposure in front of a packed audience of youth and students. A unique fixture at the expo was the Interschool Gaming Competition at which the millennial generation had the opportunity to go head-to-head with each other and exhibit their skills in gaming.

MOMENTUM 2019 an out of the box event that has taken a long good look at the trends that are dominating the market successfully.

The informal ambience of the event provided a welcome and unique environment for employers, career advisers, education and training providers to communicate directly with job seekers and students.

 


 

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