Siemens held an information session at LUMS as part of a series of university visits across Pakistan to challenge the region’s brightest young minds to develop real-world solutions to real-world challenges as part of its Student Award 2013 competition. The event was attended by a large number of students and faculty member. M.N. Arslan Head of HR at Siemens and Zia Zuberi Head Communications and Government affairs Siemens addressed the students
The award tasks students with selecting one of four assignments and developing a practical and creative solution to it. The assignments, which are defined by Siemens experts, address real-life challenges in the Middle East and Pakistan that will need to be tackled to support sustainable development in the region.
Out of four finalists, the frontrunner will be rewarded with a cash prize of $25,000, followed by $10,000 for each of the three runners-up and $1,500 for the winner of a people’s choice award.
Submissions will be evaluated by a high-profile jury whose members contributed to sustainable initiatives around the Middle East and Pakistan.