Prominent personalities share their life experiences with SMIU students

KARACHI:Sindh Madressatul Islam University (SMIU) hosted the Inaugural TEDx SMIU Conference, titled “Break the Shackles,” at its Sir Shahnawaz Bhutto Auditorium.

According to an SMIU statement released on Tuesday, the event brought together an array of distinguished speakers from diverse backgrounds, who captivated the audience with their thought-provoking TED Talks. Among these were renowned poet Ali Zaryoun, visionary filmmaker Yousuf Bashir Qureshi, Deputy Superintendent of Police Ms Manisha Ropeta, Sameer Ali Khan and Mr. Sikander Bizanjo. They all shared their unique perspectives and experiences.

Dr Aamir Iqbal Umrani, Director of the Office of Research, Innovation, and Commercialization (ORIC) at SMIU, expressed his elation at the success of TEDx SMIU, hailing it as a historic milestone for the university. He affirmed that this conference would become an enduring tradition, promising even more enlightening and empowering events in the years to come.

Dr. Aamir Umrani further said it was a great pleasure and experience to lead one of the most significant seminars, TEDx SMIU.

He congratulated the whole organizing council, particularly SMIU students, which is the Youth Energy of SMIU. He said this is just a beginning, way more to go.

Renowned poet Ali Zaryoun while experiencing his life experiences says that he has passed difficult paths and then reached the present position. “Only love and passion with your chosen job makes you successful in the life,” he said.

He said it was a pride moment for him that he is present at the historic place of Sindh Madressatul Islam University.

Mr. Wafa Mansoor Buriro, Assistant Professor and member of the Advisory Council of the TEDx SMIU, thanked all the esteemed sponsors, guests, speakers and the team who made this event successful. He said that TEDx SMIU stands as a testament to the unwavering commitment of Sindh Madressatul Islam University to foster an environment of intellectual exchange and inspiration.

The event not only showcased remarkable individuals breaking barriers but also served as a catalyst for change and progress in the society. Murtaza Lashari, lead organizer of the TEDx SMIU Licensee and a student of SMIU commended the tireless efforts of his team and expressed gratitude towards SMIU for extending the opportunity to host its inaugural TEDx Conference at SMIU.