Mayabee Arannya

Can inclusion be a synonym for tokenism?

In reality, those in power fear inclusion. It is a threat to their order, an unwelcome change.

1m ago

Are digital spaces only for men?

“As a woman, navigating online spaces in Bangladesh is quite challenging. Whether it’s crude comments about women or gender minorities, news of violence and people making fun of it and victim blaming or problematic content -

1y ago

Bangladeshi youth at the forefront of the climate movement

“While conducting surveys in the coastal areas, I realised how climate change was at the root of issues like lack of education, malnutrition, and soaring child marriage rates.

2y ago

The future of higher education in Bangladesh

“Whatever lies in the future of our university education, my peers and I will have a tough time adjusting to it as we have become accustomed to online classes. I don’t think things will go back to how they were before the Covid-19 pandemic, so I’m both excited and nervous about what’s to come,” shares Risana Islam, a third-year private university student in Dhaka.

2y ago

‘We need to foster policy literacy in young people’

There is no one “young people”. In this country, we have young people from various backgrounds, rural and urban, as well as varied economic conditions.

2y ago

An unparalleled veteran in the world of publishing

Behind his big glasses and mischievous smile hid over 50 years of experience in publishing. Very few people would be able to claim the same kind of knowledge and understanding of the ins and outs of publishing as Mohiuddin Ahmed, Emeritus Publisher and Director, The University Press Limited.

2y ago

Is the SME sector adequately women-friendly?

“I had to let go of many employees, close down shops, and shift to mostly online deliveries,” shares Ashna Afroze, CEO and Founder of Prakriti Farming, when speaking about the initial hit faced by her small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2y ago

Time for Nature

The theme for World Environment Day (WED) 2021, “Ecosystem Restoration”, is the ultimate environmental call to action. We can’t reverse time and prevent the damage that has already been done to our environment.

2y ago
March 26, 2024
March 26, 2024

Can inclusion be a synonym for tokenism?

In reality, those in power fear inclusion. It is a threat to their order, an unwelcome change.

March 7, 2023
March 7, 2023

Are digital spaces only for men?

“As a woman, navigating online spaces in Bangladesh is quite challenging. Whether it’s crude comments about women or gender minorities, news of violence and people making fun of it and victim blaming or problematic content -

March 8, 2022
March 8, 2022

Bangladeshi youth at the forefront of the climate movement

“While conducting surveys in the coastal areas, I realised how climate change was at the root of issues like lack of education, malnutrition, and soaring child marriage rates.

November 29, 2021
November 29, 2021

The future of higher education in Bangladesh

“Whatever lies in the future of our university education, my peers and I will have a tough time adjusting to it as we have become accustomed to online classes. I don’t think things will go back to how they were before the Covid-19 pandemic, so I’m both excited and nervous about what’s to come,” shares Risana Islam, a third-year private university student in Dhaka.

September 10, 2021
September 10, 2021

‘We need to foster policy literacy in young people’

There is no one “young people”. In this country, we have young people from various backgrounds, rural and urban, as well as varied economic conditions.

June 28, 2021
June 28, 2021

An unparalleled veteran in the world of publishing

Behind his big glasses and mischievous smile hid over 50 years of experience in publishing. Very few people would be able to claim the same kind of knowledge and understanding of the ins and outs of publishing as Mohiuddin Ahmed, Emeritus Publisher and Director, The University Press Limited.

June 27, 2021
June 27, 2021

Is the SME sector adequately women-friendly?

“I had to let go of many employees, close down shops, and shift to mostly online deliveries,” shares Ashna Afroze, CEO and Founder of Prakriti Farming, when speaking about the initial hit faced by her small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) during the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 5, 2021
June 5, 2021

Time for Nature

The theme for World Environment Day (WED) 2021, “Ecosystem Restoration”, is the ultimate environmental call to action. We can’t reverse time and prevent the damage that has already been done to our environment.

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

A warrior in the fight against the pandemic

“Having two young children and an elderly mother-in-law at home, it was dangerously risky for me to go out during the pandemic.

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

A mother to the entire community

“I was six months pregnant when the pandemic first hit Bangladesh, but I knew I had to go out and help my community,” shares Sajia Akter, a 29-year-old mother of two.

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