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World Press Institute Fellowship 2019 is an opportunity for professional journalists to gain access to, engage in and observe the role,

  • ICMA NSU Student Chapter welcomes new recruits for 2018

    Recently, the orientation programme of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) NSU Chapter for new recruits of 2018 was held at North South University.

  • Sonia Bashir Kabir pledges to empower the youth with technology

    Sonia Bashir Kabir, Vice Chairman, United Nations Technology Bank for LDCs, Governing Board Member UNESCO MGIEP and Managing Director of Microsoft Bangladesh,

  • Kazi Asma Azmery talks travelling to hundred countries

    Young travel journalist and blogger Kazi Asma Azmery fulfilled her goal of visiting 100 countries on her own this year. In 2009, she sold off her personal jwellery and stocked up some savings from her salary for her travels.

  • The Oxford experience

    Sinayat Mehzabeen had the golden opportunity to attend Oxford University for her master’s in pharmacology, matriculating at the historic Sheldonian Theatre in October 2017. “Oxford has been adventure and an experience of a lifetime at a time for me. It was no less than a dream come true, learning from some of the finest teachers and sharing classrooms with the brightest minds,” she says. She is now a PhD student at the University of Cambridge.

  • BYS: Committed to women's safety

    In Bangladesh, the stigma surrounding violence against women means that many women do not get the justice they deserve. Bearing that in mind, the Barishal Youth Society (BYS) has been working to stop child marriages and help female victims of domestic violence, with 10,000 members and 800 active volunteers in different ways since 2014.

  • Youth Opportunities

    The Obama Foundation Scholars Program will give rising young leaders around the world who are already making a difference in their

  • Wreetu: A women's health movement

    Growing up, Umme Sharmin Kabir observed that even in highly educated families, menstruation was a taboo concept and not given much importance. From early on, she knew this was something that she wanted to invest her time in.

  • The voice of youngsters

    With the National Poll 2018 knocking at the door, the election has garnered plenty of expectations and interest, especially among the young population.

  • A humane approach by Korvi Rakshand

    When nearly one million Rohingya refugees fled Myanmar for shelter in Bangladesh, it could have resulted in severe consequences. Thankfully, an array of organisations stepped in to tackle the matter through various approaches, which is why the magnitude of the plight remains sustainable. One such example is that of social entrepreneur Korvi Rakshand, the founder of JAAGO Foundation.

  • The Junior Project: Spreading Happiness

    For winter, Stygen.gift (www.stygen.gift), an online gift shop, has come up with The Junior Project, an initiative to donate clothes of newborns and toddlers.

  • Bangladesh wins multiple medals at International Robot Olympiad 2018

    2018 ends with yet another proud achievement as the Bangladesh team won one gold medal, two highly-commendedmedals and one technicalmedal in the 20th International Robot Olympiad (IRO) held in Philippines from December 15-19.

  • SHAMOL: a promise for a greener Dhaka city

    There is promise in ameliorating climate change when everyone contributes a little; this is what team SHAMOL believes in. SachinaPaudel, Shagoofa Rakshanda, Sayed Hasan Imtiaz and Salman Khan Promon, students of BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health and Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, BRAC University,came together to represent Asia in “The Geneva Challenge 2018”, held in Switzerland recently.

  • Sir John Wilson School holds TedxYouth Talk

    Young and talented individuals from the country came together at the auditorium of Sir John Wilson School on December 15, 2018, to spread the message of innovation, leadership and crafting a better future to the attending students at the first TedxYouth Talk at the school. Aptly, the motto of the event was, “Think outside the box.”

  • Bangladesh impresses at International Junior Science Olympiad 2018

    Team Bangladesh has won 2 silver and 4 bronze medals in the 15th International Junior Science Olympiad 2018 held in Gaborone, Botswana.

  • Youth Opportunities

    The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) brings future leaders to the US to experience their educational system,

  • Baby Pixels presents Baby Photography Exhibition 2018

    While wedding photography has become tremendously popular over the years in Bangladesh, baby photography is still quite an unexplored area.

  • Rise Up For Women Conference 2018

    On December 10, the premises of Hotel Galesia and Resort Limited in Banani was filled with art, music, poetry and good vibes. The day was dedicated to all the women who were victims of sexual violence and assault.

  • BUILDING A CLEAN NATION

    Crushed cola tin cans, battered plastic bottles, pieces of worn out paper and rotten pieces of expired food – these elements not only ruin

  • Standard Chartered’s Country Management Team visits JAAGO

    Amidst the bustling bodies, enveloped by the orchestral clamour of the megaphone booming with announcements, people chattering, and horns honking, a group of people made their way to the stark yellow gate of JAAGO’s Rayer Bazar School. The children, big-eyed and peeking through their classrooms, watched in excitement as the country management team of Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) entered the school premises, led by their Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Naser Ezaz Bijoy.

  • ULAB celebrates Karl Marx’s 200th birth anniversary

    The Department of English and Humanities (DEH) at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) celebrated Karl Marx’s 200th birth anniversary through an international conference from November 30 – December 1, titled ‘Language, Literature, Culture and Politics: Marx’s Bicentenary Conference’.

  • UN Women Bangladesh holds HeForShe campaign at IUB

    Students at Independent University, Bangladesh, in association with UN Women Bangladesh held a gender fair and photography competition last month to promote the HeForShe campaign.

  • AIUB CS FEST 2018

    The annual Computer Science (CS) Fest of American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) was held from November 27 to 29 and concluded with the Prize Giving Ceremony on December 1.

  • Project Pothchola presents 'Ode to Joy'

    Having a creative outlet not only helps children express themselves, but also contributes to their mental and social well being. Art has helped the children Project Pothchola works with, in many ways over the years.

  • Youth Opportunities

    Global Entrepreneurship Youth Summit 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  • Aiming for the sky

    Nanziba Khan is a trainee pilot, journalist, television host, writer, debater and brand ambassador of The British American Resource Center, youth representative of Bangladesh.

  • A delight for bibliophiles

    Bookcentric is a virtual library initiated by lawyer Mehvish Zaidi and entrepreneur Tasneem Tambawala who wanted to share their love for books with others.

  • Recognising violence against women

    EMK Center organised a day long series of workshops and interesting events recently to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

  • Inspiring the youth for mountaineering

    Rope4 facilitates trainings and workshops on adventurous activities, team building, survival camping, mountaineering expeditions and more. The mission of Rope4 is to contribute to the development of youths, by educating them on positive and adventurous outdoor activities.

  • On Shirshendu Mukhopadhay's thrilling stories

    When I was young, ghost stories amused me. While some ghosts offered boons, others were busy holding princesses captive in tall towers.

  • Youth Opportunities

    The World Bank/Wharton School Ideas for Action Competition 2019

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