Zareen Nawar

November 19, 2021
November 19, 2021

Forging the path to progress for underprivileged communities

For a newly initiated non-profit organisation, Briddhi is on the right track to taking measures for positive changes.

November 12, 2021
November 12, 2021

Why is an educational consultancy important to study abroad?

Treading into the waters of applying to study abroad can look vast and apprehensive for students, considering there is a surcharge of information on the internet about getting into foreign universities. There are, however, various educational consultancies around Bangladesh, most of which provide services from Dhaka.

October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

Raising awareness through candid voices

A year ago, the youth-led platform Beyond Candid was formed with the intention of bringing stories about social injustices and gender-based violence to the forefront through candid lenses. For co-founder Masud Parvez, the platform is a means of getting to his dream of building a better tomorrow while ensuring a safer world for future generations. He received the National Debate Foundation Bangladesh’s Youth Icon Award from 2017 to 2019. We caught up with him to find out more about his work.

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

Sapnil’s many laudable pursuits

Sapnil Chowdhury is a passionate go-getter, who dabbled in acting, volunteering, and sports, among his other interests, throughout the years. He was born and brought up in Brahmanbaria until he moved to Dhaka to pursue a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from American International University Bangladesh (AIUB). We caught up with him to find out more about his work.

September 7, 2021
September 7, 2021

Prospects of the Millennium Campus Network for Bangladeshi fellows

Established in 2008, the Millennium Campus Network (MCN) is a non-profit organisation that trains 21st century social impact leaders. Bangladesh has been selected for the 1st time in the MCN this year. In 2018, the organisation expanded the fellowship programme by partnering with United Nations Academic Impact to assemble, contest, and revel undergraduate leadership for SDG and UNAI principles. Out of all the applicants, only six percent of them are chosen on the basis of the ideas that can prove to be progressive for a nation. 17 fellows from AUW, 13 fellows from BRACU, 14 fellows from BUP and 11 fellows from CU were selected from Bangladesh.

September 7, 2021
September 7, 2021

Utilising fashion towards a charitable cause

A little over a year ago Nusrat Rabiya Lubaba began her social initiative, Charity Scrunchies, in an attempt to help her parents provide for the underprivileged during the pandemic. Lubaba is an A-level student, determined to help those in need as much as she can to the best of her ability. We reached out to her to find out more about her work.

September 3, 2021
September 3, 2021

Diya’s determined aim

Prior to being scouted for the Olympics, she won a gold medal in recurve women’s singles in 2019 during the 3rd ISSF Solidarity Archery Championship.

August 10, 2021
August 10, 2021

DU hosts 3rd International e-Conference on Criminology and Forensic Science in the Global South

The Department of Criminology of the University of Dhaka (DU) organised the 3rd International Conference on Criminology and Forensic Science in Global South August 8 and 9, 2021. This year, they commemorated three celebrations, including the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, centenary celebration of the University of Dhaka, and Golden Jubilee of the independence of Bangladesh, during the conference. The conference was arranged in collaboration with Ryukoku University, Japan and the National Forensic Sciences University, India.

May 28, 2021
May 28, 2021

Young restauranteurs struggling to stay afloat

In recent years, many enterprises in the food industry have garnered popularity amongst the youth. Restaurants in the country imperatively stay on the lookout for the latest trends in the market and piggyback on them to attract young customers, who are always looking for new experiences.

May 1, 2021
May 1, 2021

Akhila Shaha’s inspirations in fashion

Designer, writer and entrepreneur Akhila Shaha built her two brands, Akhila Shaha and Yours, Mammamia (YM) in less than a year once her business came into being in June 2020.