Citi awards nomination submission date closes Nov 8
The deadline for submitting nomination for Citi Microentrepreneurship Awards (CMA) 2007 will close on November 8, says a press release.
The aim of the awards is to recognise the success stories of entrepreneurs and put the spotlight on local microentrepreneurs.
This year the awards will be presented in four categories -- 'Best Innovative Micro Business of the Year', 'Best Woman Microentrepreneur of the Year', 'Best Microentrepreneur of the Year' and 'Best Microfinance Institution (MFI) of the Year'.
Shamima Khatun, the winner of the Most Innovative Business of the Year in 2005, attended the culminating ceremony of the UN Year of Microcredit in New York, and Nilufar Yasmin, winner of the Most Innovative Business of the Year in 2006, represented the winners at the culminating event of the Global Microcredit Summit in Halifax, Canada.
Persons and institutions are requested to send their nominations within November 8, 2007 to Taufiq Zahidur Rahman, Shakti Foundation for Disadvantaged Woman, House 44, Road 2/A, Dhanmondi R/A, Dhaka 1209, Phone: 9676952, 9661222, 01817 031441, Email: [email protected].
Forms are also available online at http://www.asia.citibank.com/bangladesh/corporate or http://www.sfdw.org/cma2007.htm.