The 64th Grammy Awards was a night of wonder and as pointed out by host Trevor Noah, a concert where awards are doled out and people’s names are kept out of people’s mouths. It was an intentional jab at Will Smith infamously slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars.
Adnan Mehedee Khan is the Director of Project Development & Communication in Jolputul Puppets, a non-profit organisation that hosts puppet shows. He also works with mPower Social Enterprises Limited as Manager of Communications & External Relations.
Working first-hand with the Health Ministry and icddr,b, Shayan Chowdhury led data analysis projects that traced the Covid-19 outbreak, hospitalisations, deaths, and mobility to inform actionable policy for lockdowns, public health communications, and healthcare decisions.
Founded in 2019, SHAPE is an innerwear brand that works with South Asian body types, to celebrate intimacy and inspire confidence. It was recently selected for the Stanford Seed Spark incubation programme.
Ananya Ferdous Hoque is a researcher in Virology at the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b). She graduated with a BSc in Microbiology from North South University, and pursued an MRes at the University of Manchester.
CHAYA is a novel space-sharing marketplace in Bangladesh, launched by Farhia Tabassum and Mehraab Anwar. Unoccupied and unused spaces can be listed by their owners on CHAYA’s website, for users to browse and find what they need.