NITPAA held Event 114 on eLearning, Freelancing, and Monetization.

NITPAA held Event 114 on eLearning, Freelancing, and Monetization.

NITPAA held Event 114 on eLearning, Freelancing, and Monetization.

Continuing on monthly events, National IT Professionals Association of Afghanistan (NITPAA) organized another event on a completely new topic. The need for earning online and working as a Freelancer is one of the necessities in Afghanistan as the country is facing jobs crisis. The aim to earn online not only helps to fulfill the gap of unemployment in the country but could also help generate local content, raise some voices, and encourage international Organizations to invest in Afghanistan. The NITPAA114 E-Learning, Online education, freelancing in Afghanistan was organized to cover all these issues.

The speaker of the event was Mr. Karim Baidar who is an online tutor at udemy.com and is working online as a freelancer for many years. Mr. Baidar introduced the diff

erent techniques of earning online to the participants and as well as shared some of his experiences on how he is using these platforms. The tips and tricks on how to earn online shared by Mr. Baidar will help participants of the program to work more easily and earn more.

Held in Karwan University NITPAA 114 was a two and a half hours long event. The president of NITPAA, Mr. Waleed Khaliqi and Chancellor of Kawan University Mr. Hameed Rohani also participated in the event. It was one of the most successful events with a total audience of 71 participants out of which 37% of them were Female Participants. The event was very interactive and everyone was given the opportunity to share experiences and discuss issues.

Ahmad Waleed Khaliqi

Mr. Khaliqi is expecting his bachelor's degree in Computer Science in mid-2017 from a leading private university in Kabul. He is certified in MCITP and has academic qualifications in CCNA, CCNP and CCIP. He has Diploma in Information Technology (DIT), Diploma in Business Administration (DBA) and Diploma in Accounting (DIA). While doing his degree courses, He is also a full time employee of Afghan Ministry of Information and Culture as an IT officer and has several years of professional experience with his current employer Bakhtar News Agency as senior IT officer and web Administrator. He writes articles for media and has great skills in online/offline journalism and blogging. Mr. Ahmad Waleed represented NITPAA and Afghanistan at India School of Internet Governance and ICANN 57 in Oct-Nov 2016 in India. Mr. Ahmad Waleed joined NITPAA back in 2015 as a regular member but, in a short period of time he was able to make it to NITPAA executive board. His passion for ICT, and commitment, dedication and immense achievements in executive board were visible to all and soon he was appointed as chair of NITPAA Public Awareness Committee by NITPAA leadership. In an early election by NITPAA main and executive boards’ members Mr. Khaliqi was elected as president of NITPAA for the year 2017.

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