Wadhwani Foundation Introduces AI Co-Pilot for Skilling Youths

The Wadhwani Foundation has launched three AI Co-Pilots as part of its Genie.AI platform to improve employability among youth and young adults in India. This initiative aims to provide over 1000 hours of skilling and entrepreneurship content, focusing on critical employability skills. The Genie.AI platform offers free, tailored learning in English and Hindi, with plans to expand to other Indian languages. It collaborates with government and global entities to reach 10 million learners by 2027.

Key Highlights:

  • Launch of three new AI Co-Pilots to enhance employability skills.
  • Over 1000 hours of content on the Genie.AI platform.
  • Free access and tailored learning in multiple languages.
  • Partnership with government and global entities to broaden reach.
  • Aiming to impact 10 million learners by 2027.

Wadhwani Foundation Introduces AI Co-Pilot for Skilling Youths

Dr. Ajay Kela, President and CEO of the Wadhwani Foundation, emphasized the importance of employability skills such as problem-solving, critical thinking, communication, and innovation. He highlighted the potential of AI to make these skills accessible across socio-economic barriers. Sunil Dahiya, Executive Vice President, added that the initiative focuses on in-demand skills like adaptability and digital proficiency to prepare job seekers for a rapidly changing job market.

The new AI Co-Pilots—My Tutor, My Mentor, and My Interview Coach—offer personalized learning, enhance teaching experiences, and improve interview performance. My Tutor provides immediate assistance and content tailored to individual career goals, My Mentor aids faculty with tools for more engaging lessons, and My Interview Coach offers learners practice and feedback for job interviews.

Mark Malaspina, Chief Product Officer, Skilling at Wadhwani Foundation, discussed the transformative potential of these tools in providing personalized coaching and skill acquisition for students and job seekers. The initiative is part of a broader effort to democratize education and equip the workforce with essential skills for today’s job market.

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