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Expo Talk – Building the Ideal Skill Set for the 21st Century: How students can prepare for the Modern Workplace

Many graduates will soon enter the workplace in unprecedented times. As today’s university students grapple with a post-pandemic world, Expo Talk Dubai 2020 on December 10 was all about the ideal skill sets for the 21st-century workplace and how to prepare to enter the job market.

More than 1000 young people from all over the world tuned in to attend the panel discussion on how the global COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the workplace and the future of work. Additionally, they got inspiring insights from our distinguished speakers:

  • Dr. Katharina Schäfer, Global Head of University Alliances, SAP
  • Dr. Fida Afiouni, Associate Professor, Management, Marketing & Entrepreneurship, American University of Beirut
  • Wadia Ait Hamza, Head of the Global Shapers Community, World Economic Forum
  • Haifa Al Kaylani, Founder & Chair, Arab International Women’s Forum
  • Kailash Nagdev, Vice President, Sales & Analytics, Expo 2020 Dubai

Click here for more information about the speakers.

Fatima Alloghani (Head of Expo Academy & Emiratisation) and Wissam Kadi (Global Initiatives Director at SAP Next-Gen & University Alliances) were moderating the event.

Watch the video to get an impression: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZU5TkK-F_M&feature=emb_logo

Expo 2020 about “Connecting Minds Creating the Future” will take place from October 01, 2021 until March 31 2022 with following themes:

Best regards and we wish you all a joyful holiday!

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