The time on the clock read 12 and it was the hour that marked the onset of a freshly brewed talk show from the brewery of KIIT Student Activity Center (KSAC). The program titled ‘Koffee With Kalliope’ is an initiative of Kalliope, the anchoring society of KSAC, where the ideologies of eminent young personalities are showcased and highlighted through an interactive symposium. The first episode of this programme premiered live on the official Facebook page of KSAC on 7th February 2021, attracting remarkable response from the digital audience.
The show was graced by Miss Swagata Dam, Creative Producer and Head of Content Strategy at Miss Malini Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. It was orchestrated by Akash Dey and Nishita Sareen. Through the hour long talk show, Miss Swagata Dam shared her rich experience of interviewing notable figures from the B-town and how she chose to adhere to her interests. Through her own story, she cited the importance of exploring unconventional career choices and challenging the orthodox practices when it comes to determining one’s pathway for life.
Miss Swagata Dam is an epitome of virtuosity who transformed her interests into her career. In the course of the programme she shared her insight upon the necessity of adapting to the changing times through the mentions of her shifting the dynamics of her career from the print media to the digital media. She upheld the value of perseverance and repudiated complacence in order to ensure growth and excellence.
The session ended with votes of thanks from the hosts, Akash and Nishita. Dr. Shyam Sundar Behura, Dy. Director Student Services, KIIT congratulated team Kalliope for this initiative of interacting with young minds and talents.