The Psychology Department has initiated the “The Odyssey” Talk Series on Social Entrepreneurship for Social Transformation under the Institution’s Innovation Council banner to inculcate the spirit of social entrepreneurship in students. The Odyssey Series of talks began on 30th November with two sessions led by
- Ms. Sajitha Rasheed, Founder of Mind Mojo and Principal Chairman of Raising Our Voice Foundation. Ms Sajitha spoke about her beliefs and convictions in starting the Raising Our Voice Foundation and elaborated on the violence faced by women in society.
- Mr. George Varkey, Founder of Oshun South Africa Consortium. Mr. Varkey is also the Short Course Coordinator at Bergische University, Wuppertal. He has also been recognized as a leading Social Entrepreneur by the Schwab Foundation. Mr. George Varkey spoke about Global Citizenship and how this could be translated into social entrepreneurship which could help in addressing global problems like poverty, environment, wars, and population explosion.
The talks were held through the Google Meet platform and attended by 200 students and 5 faculty members. The objective of the talks was to create awareness about social entrepreneurship and inspire students to think on these lines for idea generation and problem solving.