One of the 17 sustainable development goals of United Nations is Education. The aim is to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.” Could the next big thing in technology—Metaverse—solve it?
The whole world is gearing up for an advantage in the Metaverse. The new space provides huge marketing potential that it presents in the form of virtual stores, live shopping, and virtual product launches, it is perhaps time for us to think of more novel opportunities that this space might provide us with.
With the use of immersive technologies of AR and VR India’s education system & skills development can be revolutionized. As the country is still plagued with deep-rooted infrastructural issues, a virtual space provides us with a solution that is ready to scale, is the answer. And Metaverse provides it.
In this episode of Deep Takes, Manav Subodh – Managing Director of 1M1B (One Million for One Billion) Foundation- a United Nations accredited not-for-profit organization, talks about the opportunities for skilling in Metaverse, how startups can leverage the potential, the challenges of the ecosystem and how different stakeholders can come together for the initiative.
Manav is a social entrepreneur and the University of California, Berkeley Senior Fellow. His areas of focus include skill development, job creations, youth entrepreneurship, climate action and responsible AI. Also, 1M1B implements various digital education programs in several CBSE and international schools in the areas of AI, AR/ VR, digital creativity, and entrepreneurship