Being in a era which technology plays a vital role in all our lives project spark X was organized by the IT Team of Rotaract Club of University of Kelaniya to address the need of empowering young entrepreneurs by providing them the necessary guidance and knowledge to a successful online career. With this purpose SPARK X webinar was successfully held on 26th of march at 4pm via zoom platform with the participation of many young individuals from many organizations including both island wide Rotaract and Interact clubs.
Mr.Nishshanka de Silva ,Founder of Zeroplastic National Movement, a remarkable personality with many years of experience in online entrepreneurship and freelancing conducted a two an half hour long session raising the awareness of aspiring young minds about personal branding, online entrepreneurship and freelancing as well as the necessary measures that should be taken in order to prevent possible online scams. Participants were able to gain a clear knowledge on how to promote a personal branding of themselves as well as of their online businesses through social media . How to create a proper image for themselves, how to avoid any misjudgment about their online personality and brand name was among the many topics which were thoroughly discussed.
Freelancing on the other hand being one of the safest and most flexible career option for students to earn a safe income using their passion and skill was indeed a one of the hot topics of the evening. Audience actively directed many of their queries to the guest speaker where he clearly described the best procedure to launch a successful career as a freelancer .Even if the short period of time was not enough to cover the broad subject of online entrepreneurship and flew away quickly even before we notice because of the informative yet interesting nature of the discussion through the feedback received from the audience it was quite evident that the time spent was indeed worth it .
~Written by:- Rtr. Madhavi Athulathmudali~