Samsung Electronics Turkey and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Turkey have joined forces under the “Innovation Campus” program to motivate youth to play an active role in digital transformation. This comprehensive program brought together selected young individuals from across Turkey in a special event held on November 18-19.
Artificial Intelligence Education and Job Readiness: Highlights of the Two-Day Event
The event, hosted at the Samsung Innovation Center, drew attention with the participation of young individuals who had received training in artificial intelligence. The motivational speech by Woo-Sung Lee, the Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Istanbul, served as an inspiration for the youth. Additionally, Philip Choi, President and CEO of Samsung Electronics Turkey, shared his experiences, guiding the future leaders.
UNDP and Samsung Collaboration: ‘Innovation Campus’
The collaboration with UNDP Turkey aims to provide fundamental training in artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, coding, and programming to the youth. This collaboration helps young individuals gain digital skills, enabling them to enter the business world more equipped.
Competency-Based Development for Youth: Contributions of AI Lab and AI Courses
The program focuses on the competency-based development of youth, aiming to equip them not only with technical knowledge but also with the skills necessary for success in the business world. Artificial intelligence courses, conducted with the contributions of experts and academics from UNDP SDG AI Lab, provide comprehensive education to the youth.
Motivation from President Choi and Consul General Lee
During the event, Consul General Woo-Sung Lee emphasized the relationship between Turkey and Korea, inspiring the youth about their future. President and CEO Philip Choi highlighted Samsung’s leadership role in technology and innovation, providing inspiration to the young individuals.
Job Readiness Training and Participation of Earthquake-Affected Youth
The event continued with job readiness training. Young individuals developed skills in career planning, resume writing, interview techniques, and professional networking. With the participation of youth affected by earthquakes, the event focused on social responsibility projects, strengthening the youth’s contributions to society.
Choi: “Samsung Empowers Youth through Education”
President and CEO Philip Choi stated, “Samsung places education at the center of its social responsibility projects. By unlocking the potential of young individuals, we help them lead positive social changes.” He expressed the aim of making positive contributions to the lives of young individuals through the ‘Innovation Campus’ program.
Consul General Lee: “Turkish Youth Represents the Country’s Future”
Consul General Lee emphasized, “Turkish youth represents the promising future of the country. To realize Turkey’s potential, young individuals should strive for excellence in their respective fields,” highlighting the historical ties between Turkey and Korea.
Applications Open for Artificial Intelligence Class
The program aims not only to provide technical skills to young individuals but also to equip them with the necessary competencies for success in the business world. Currently, applications are open for the artificial intelligence class. Interested youth can visit the [Innovation Campus | Samsung Turkey] website for more information and to apply.