July 14, 2024
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#25: Youth, AI, Careers, Future

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“…the world belongs to the youth from the emerging economies, so they need to work on systemic problems…problems that will take decades to solve…AI and Digitisation will not affect their futures then, in fact it will enable their progress for the world they are going to inherit! ”



Saurabh Nanda, founder of Such Conversations Matter, founder of SN Mentoring and co-founder of Career Choice Pro, an AI Career Counsellor. Saurabh jumped into the Education space in 2012 after leaving his cushy American IT job (B.Tech in Computer Science from NIT Jalandhar, 2005–09). He was confused and knew that if this is happening to him then it must be happening to a lot of others like him. He up skilled himself in psychology, learnt from psychometricians such as Dr Itishree Misra. Since then, he has impacted over 20,000 students, parents, teachers and aspirants across 35+ universities and colleges, 600+ schools, companies and education institutions 25+ countries. As an international youth mentor, he mentors youth for multi-disciplinary projects in sustainability, tech4good, psychology and more for organisations such as Government of India’s Atal Innovation Mission, Huawei CSR, YUNGA Japan, RISE, NIT Jalandhar, Enactus chapters in Delhi University, Jagriti Yatra among others. He hosts 2 podcasts and is a multiple TEDx speaker. For his work in cyber bullying awareness, he was awarded the Jagran Josh Education Award for “Best Initiative for Mental Health Awareness” by the Dainik Jagran group on 31st March 2022.

He appeared as a guest in Season 2 Episode 25 talking about Youth, AI, Careers and Future

Listen to an excerpt from the conversation here:

You can know more about him here https://linktr.ee/snanda

His TEDx Talks —

Career Choice Pro — https://careerchoice.pro/
This episode is also the finale of SCM Season 2!

You can watch the video below.


  • Aditya Mallya

    Meet Aditya Mallya, the City Director for Mumbai at Teach for India (TFI). He has been serving at TFI since 2016. But before that he was a chemical engineer from NIT Jalandhar, worked in ITC FMCG manufacturing, then went on to finish his MBA from ISB Hyderabad and ended up becoming a consultant at Deloitte for almost 3 years. But curiosity and an urgent need to create impact, especially in education, drew him towards TFI.

  • Saurabh Nanda

    Saurabh Nanda is an Educator, a Career Consultant, and an International Youth Mentor. He is an ardent supporter of the Sustainable Developmemnt Goals (SDGs). He is associated with hundreds of schools and institutions across India, the Middle-East, Japan, Denmark and other countries. He is the official mentor for colleges in Delhi University, National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jalandhar, Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS), Jalandhar. He is the official youth and start-up mentor for global organisations such as Youth and United Nations Global Alliance (YUNGA), Japan, Purpose in Motion (PIM), Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and many others. He gets his mentees to do research projects on all SDGs. He is the recipient of the national level Josh Education Awards for “Best Initiative for Mental Health Awareness” by the Dainik Jagran group.

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Episode 25