Expert lecture on Social Entrepreneurship

The second day of EIC's Industry-Academia Expert Lecture Week saw one of PEC's own walk the corridors of New Academic Block. The session was conducted on Social Entrepreneurship by Mr. Ashish Jain, founder, and CEO of iTinker. He began by sharing his experience at college and his journey. The IIM Calcutta alumnus worked at Nokia for 4 years. Having traveled to 35 countries and associating with people from over 100 countries, Mr. Ashish gathered vast knowledge and experience in his field. He gave examples of social entrepreneurs like Bill Gates, Mohammad Yunus and many others and elaborated on their stories. He emphasized the need for practical knowledge of technology. The book 'The Idea of Justice' bt Amartya Sen was advised to gain more knowledge about entrepreneurship and it's vices. He concluded by saying that social entrepreneurship is here to stay and we need to board as soon as possible.

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