City youth’s innovative prowess lauded

KARACHI: The auditorium of Habib University on Sunday evening was abuzz with activity as the three-day hackathon ‘I am Karachi Innovation Challenge’, held in collaboration with Pakistan Innovation Foundation, came to an end, providing opportunities to the charged up winning teams, whose projects aced above the rest.

A panel of five dignitaries — I Am Karachi Consortium President Jameel Yusuf, P@SHA President Jahan Ara, writer Romana Hussain, journalist and lawyer Ayesha Tammy Haq and Creative Chaos CEO Omair Aziz — was invited to judge the four best projects out of the seven short-listed ones.

With a registration of almost 396 teams and 958 individuals, 130 teams and 40 individuals made it to the first round, with 31 making it to the semis and seven reaching the finals, including two wild-card entries.

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