GILGIT: (PR) The Organization for Educational Change (OEC), a youth-led non-profit, organized a TECH Camp in Gilgit recently. The basi aim of the two-day residential camp was to inculcate basic concept of technology among the participants. The youth were oriented with skills like photoediting (Photoshop), blogging, photography, photo journalism, web-designing, online learning, leadership, and women empowerment, among others.
A number of noted professional shared their views and expertise with the youth during the two days. Gender empowerment specialist, Sosan Aziz, conducted a workshop on the issue gender equality, and empowerment.
Dr. Basra, professor at KIU, shared some light moments and delivered a thought provoking session on media and communication.
Moreover, mentors conducted various learning activities, personality tests, and icebreakers to enhance fundamentals of critical thinking, and problem solving in participants.
On the second day of the TECH camp, Honorable Ms. Amna Zamir, Additional District and Sessions Judge, shared her notable views on the subject of women empowerment.
She highlighted women empowerment by sharing her own inspiring story. She appreciated the efforts of OEC and encouraged it to conduct such valuable activities in near future too.
Ms. Amna Zamir has the distinction of being the first female judge of Gilgit-Baltistan.
The two days camp triumphantly ended on 5th August with certificate distribution and concluding remarks by the President of OEC.
Organization for Educational Change (OEC is a youth-led initiative started by some graduates of the Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Gilgit. The organization works for educational development, by conducting workshops, seminars and conferences, and by supporting students financially with the help of donors. It also conducts professional development and preparotary classes for young students. The current president of OEC is Kamal Uddin.