On October 19, 2018, DHA Suffa University hosted a session on Significance of Communication Skills for Professional and Personal Growth of Individuals. The interactive session, attended by students and faculty members, focused on presenting a distinct perspective of communication skills to the audience. The session featured Ms. Gul Zaib Shakeel, a seasoned writer currently working as the Head Writer at Teeli of (a digital channel) and teaching A-level students at Karachi Grammar School. An alumnus of SZABIST, Ms. Gul Zaib Shakeel previously served a renowned media channel as a screenwriter and worked on local and international scripts. She also worked on Moor, a feature length film that became Pakistan’s official submission for Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Annual Academy Awards. Engaging the audience with real-life examples, Ms. Gul Zaib Shakeel discussed the impact of effective verbal and non-verbal communication on the personal and professional success of individuals. With the help of demonstrations, she emphasized the importance of posture, appearance, gestures, facial expressions and other non-verbal cues that take precedence over verbal communication. She also shared useful communication tips that can help individuals stand out in the competitive professional environment of today. The session helped the audience develop a better understanding of how effective communication skills can help individuals achieve their academic and career aspirations.