IEEE Malabar Hub in association with the IEEE Membership development committee of the Kerala section organized the panel discussion DEEP DIVE on 19 February 2022. It was held at 7:00 PM via Zoom Cloud Meetings. The session was intended to give an insight into the importance of being active in IEEE, how it contributes to the professional development of members and their benefits. The event kick-started with a welcome note from Ms. Aleena K Shibu, Membership development coordinator, IEEE Malabar Hub. Followed by that, she asked the speakers about their journey as an IEEE member and their interest in renewing their membership over the years.
Ms.Pooja Haridas started the panel discussion by mentioning the role of IEEE in skill development and how this helped in her placement interviews. Then Mr.Gokul C M shared his insights about the professional connections made through IEEE Volunteering and how it helped in his start-up venture. The discussion was then taken over by Ms. Ananya R who explained how she moved through a male-dominated industry and marked her signature in the professional field. Later the panelists shared how they balanced academic development and volunteering in IEEE. Then Mr.Sahil Sameer and Ms. Ananya R shared their experience in winning awards for their activities in IEEE.
As a conclusion, the panelists shared their advice with participants to realize their dreams through active volunteering. Thanking the panelists for their valuable words Ms.Aleena k Shibu concluded the discussion and expressed gratitude to all the delegates and attendees for their active participation.