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Welcome to the sixth edition of Hanker Visionary newsletter!
Here are the highlights for today’s issue:
Thought of the day
Inspiring stories of achievers
Offbeat paths worth exploring
Scholarships and internships
Useful courses, podcasts, books, and more
Innovative tools for modern-day learners
Cool offers and discounts
Can you solve this?
Let’s get to it…
Thought of the day 🔆
Believe you can and you're halfway there. —Theodore Roosevelt
Inspiring stories of achievers 🏋️♀️
Biotech Startup Converts Methane to Sustainable Products, Empowering Farmers: Bengaluru-based startup String Bio harnesses biotechnology to transform methane, a potent greenhouse gas, into sustainable food and animal feed products, aiding farmers and reducing emissions.
Inspiring Education: 72-Year-Old Uses Puppetry for Engaging Storytelling: Meet Lata Satagopan, a passionate teacher who believes puppetry is a powerful tool for communication and learning. Discover her journey of using puppets to inspire and engage students in innovative ways.
Newsworthy happenings 📰
IIT Roorkee introduces new curriculum for BTech, BArch, BS, Integrated MTech programs (read news)
Goa govt launches career programmes for students of Classes 9 to 12, partnering with Antarang and Adhyayan Foundations (read news)
Delhi University Begins CUET UG 2023 Admission Process Today; BCom in High Demand (read news)
Offbeat paths worth exploring 💼
Ethical Hacker: As an ethical hacker, you'll use your advanced computer skills and knowledge of cybersecurity to identify vulnerabilities in computer systems and networks. Your goal is to help organizations strengthen their security measures by proactively testing and addressing potential threats.
Recommended Course: Learn Ethical Hacking From Scratch
Genetic Counselor: Genetic counselors provide guidance and support to individuals and families who may be at risk for inherited genetic conditions. They help interpret and explain genetic test results, assess the risk of developing or passing on genetic disorders, and provide information on available options for managing or treating genetic conditions.
Recommended Course: Genetic and Genomic Counseling in Health and Disease
Esports Athlete: As an esports athlete, you'll compete professionally in video game tournaments and leagues. You'll need exceptional skills in a specific game, as well as the ability to work collaboratively with a team. Esports athletes often earn income through sponsorships, prize money, and streaming their gameplay online.
Recommended Course: Become a Pro Gamer (eSports Athlete)
Scholarships and internships 🏁
FAEA Scholarship: This esteemed program is dedicated to providing skills development opportunities for economically disadvantaged students. With a strong emphasis on promoting access, equity, and quality education, FAEA aims to empower students and create a just and cultured society. Interested students are encouraged to apply online before the deadline of June 30, 2023.
INSPIRE Programme: The INSPIRE Programme is a government-backed initiative aimed at cultivating a pool of talented individuals with a passion for science in India. It consists of three components: Scheme for Early Attraction of Talent, Scholarship for Higher Education, and Assured Opportunity for Research Careers. Through various awards, scholarships, mentorship, internships, and research opportunities, INSPIRE seeks to attract, support, and develop scientific talent, empowering students to pursue a successful career in the field of science.
Student Partner Internship by Newton House: Newton House, based in Sheikhpura, India, is seeking ambitious students to join their team as Student Partner Interns. This work-from-home position in the Education and Training industry offers a flexible schedule and a stress-free work culture. The ideal candidate should possess good communication skills, be comfortable working in day shifts, and have sound knowledge of computer software. Benefits include performance-based bonuses, pick and drop cab facility, and engaging employee activities.
Useful courses, podcasts, books, and more 🕹️
Here are some of our picks for students who are looking to learn and enhance their knowledge:
The Complete Personal Development Course - 22 Courses in 1 (get course)
The Ultimate Excel Programmer Course (get course)
The A+ Student Mentality (listen podcast)
The Motivation Manifesto: 9 Declarations to Claim Your Personal Power by Brendon Burchard (read book)
Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team by David Mead, Peter Docker & Simon Sinek (read book)
Innovative tools for modern-day learners 🔬
Coursera: This online learning platform offers courses and certificates from top universities and institutions around the world.
Google Drive: It enables students to store and access their files, including documents, presentations, and spreadsheets, online. It also facilitates seamless collaboration, allowing multiple users to work on the same file simultaneously.
Trello: Trello is a project management tool that helps students organize tasks, create to-do lists, and track progress. It uses boards, lists, and cards to visually manage projects and assignments, making it easy to prioritize and stay organized.
Cool offers and discounts 😎
Casual Backpack (48% off): Stay organized and comfortable with the American Tourister Casual Backpack. With multiple compartments, mesh pockets, and padded straps, it offers ample storage, convenience, and back support for students on the go.
Xbox Series X/S Wireless Controller (16% off): Enhance your gaming experience with the modernized design of the Xbox wireless controller. Enjoy comfort, effortless control, and customizable button mapping for accurate and personalized gameplay.
Electronic Portable Fishing Hook Type Weighing Scale (71% off): A portable digital scale with a hook design for easy weighing of luggage, fishing gear, and more. Features a 50kg/110lb weight limit, LCD screen, and compact size for convenience.
Neck Pillow Eye Mask Combo (68% off): Travel comfortably with our portable neck pillow and eye mask combo. Relieves stress, fastens securely, and offers ultimate comfort for uninterrupted rest during travel. Stay comfortable wherever you go.
Omnidirectional Lavalier Condenser Microphone (68% off): The BY-M1 microphone is perfect for video recording. It features an omni pickup pattern and is compatible with smartphones, DSLRs, camcorders, audio recorders, and PCs. Easy switch between camera and smartphone mode.
Last week ‘Can you solve this?’ answer
Question: What is full of holes but still holds water?
Can you solve this?
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