Junior Chambers International (JCI) Bangladesh honoured 12 women in recognition of their outstanding contribution towards the society.
They were handed over the “Woman of Inspiration Award” during a programme titled “Lead Women 2019 - Think equal, Build smart, Innovate for Change” organised by JCI Bangladesh, with support from JCI Dhaka North, at Six Season’s Hotel in Dhaka on Friday, said a press release.
During the event, a panel discussion was also held on “Gender Equality & Women Empowerment by embracing Innovation for change” to discuss how innovation can remove barriers and accelerate the progress for gender equality, encourage investment in gender-responsive social systems, and build services and infrastructure that meet the needs of women and girls.
Selima Ahmed, MP, and president of Bangladesh Women Chambers of Commerce and Industry (BWCCI) graced the event as the chief guest, while Amzad Hussain, executive vice-president of JCI, was present as the special guest. Arpit Hathi, vice-president of JCI was present as the guest of honour.
The program was hosted by Irfan Islam, national president of JCI Bangladesh.