‘ DIPSITE CONNECT’
On 19th of July 2014, Delhi Public School, Gurgaon, hosted a career growth event “Dipsite Connect” an initiative of the DPS Alumni. This event brought under one roof a panel of twenty professionals from across the country along with five Dipsites from USA and Japan, through videoconferencing. They recounted their journey in their respective professions, the challenges faced and the sense of satisfaction experienced thereafter. They answered the questions put forth by the students of classes X, XI and XII to enable them to make informed career choices.
Principal Ms. Aditi Misra warmly welcomed the guests and thanked the speakers for being living-examples of the motto ‘Service before Self.’ She reiterated the importance of proper career guidance in today’s challenging scenario. Ms. Misra specially thanked Mr. Salman Khurshid for his gracious presence and encouragement at several milestones along the journey of DPS Gurgaon. Ms. Misra extended a heartfelt thank you to Mr. Rajiv Soni, President DPS Alumni Association, for spearheading this initiative and for making it a reality. She expressed her gratitude to Mr. Pramod Grover, Chairman, DPS Gurgaon for encouraging her to walk the untrodden path.
At the start of the event the school choir mesmerized the audience with a musical fusion rendition of the folk song ‘Kesariya’.
Mr. Rajiv Soni, introduced the speakers and thanked the principal for her vision and unstinting support in making this endeavor a possibility.
Mr. Salman Khurshid, patron of the DPS Alumni Association gave the key note address. He expressed his joy at such an event.He spoke of the strength of an idea and the need for creating a virtual Dipsite family, to ensure that everyone, far and near stay connected. He appreciated this philanthropic initiative of the Dipsites and Principal, Ms. Misra.Mr. Pramod Grover, Chairman Delhi Public School, Gurgaon declared the meet open applauding this pioneering initiative.
This event was an enriching experience for all who attended as it was an effort to connect the past, present and the future.