*Blog by Jyoti Manral, Faculty at Pearl Academy, Mumbai*
17th October, Mumbai- Pearl Academy, India’s leading institute of design, fashion and business courses, hosted Creative Career Conclave (CCC) at Pearl Academy, Mumbai. The interactive session witnessed a creatively charged audience of more than 200 students and parents, who were enthralled by the abundance of information and knowledge that the esteemed panelists shared with them on multiple new age and creative careers.
The conclave consisted of an admired panel of ingenious minds from the world of fashion, art and design, Mr. Rahul Bose – Indian film actor, director, screenwriter, social activist, and rugby player, Prof. Vikas Satwelkar – an erstwhile faculty and executive director at National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad, and Prof. Tapan Chakravarty – Head of Department, Interior Architecture & Design at Pearl Academy and Ann Priest – Pro Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs and Head of College for Art, Design and Built Environment at Nottingham Trent University.
Rahul Bose, renowned film actor and director, and an esteemed member of the panel said,
“Every person in this world has a skill which he or she is born with but not many are lucky enough to find it. I am one of those lucky people who did. The secret of life is to do only what you love. Ask yourselves which is that part of
Speaking about the workshop, Mr. Sharad Mehra, CEO, Pearl Academy, said, “Pearl Academy has been helping in shaping the business and creative landscape of creative industries over the past 20 years. These industries are in a dearth of appropriate and talented taskforce. With a platform like Creative Career Conclave, we are trying to bridge this gap of demand and supply by making the right audiences aware at the right point of time i.e. when the students decide to opt for a suitable career for themselves basis their interest and intelligences. Creative courses are the new age courses that provide abundant promising career opportunities globally.”your job which you feel you love the most and make that your next job. That is the best way to go for those who are confused about their career. Take this pressure off yourselves boys and girls and start anywhere you like and sooner or later one day you will get to the bulls eye.”
“We are glad that we have the support of such eminent panelists in our multiple initiatives such as this conclave that aim at enlightening the audiences on creative businesses. Interestingly, the conclave has been welcomed by and found extremely helpful to both parents and students. This is extremely encouraging and inspiring for us to continue this and conceive more such events.” Mr. Mehra further added.
The session with the industry experts was in line with Pearl Academy’s aim to guide and empower students with knowledge and perspective enabling them to assess their future in the professional studies and giving the required momentum to the budding creative professionals of tomorrow. Each of the esteemed personalities addressed the students, giving insights into prolific ways to use their innovative bent of mind.
The interactions at conclave were an amalgamation of visions, insights, curiosity, guidance, aspirations, et al which made them more interesting and worth taking back home for the students as well as their guardians. Pearl Academy shall continue to conceive and execute similar initiatives in its endeavour to guide the fertile and innovative young minds of India.
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