Inspiration

Inspiration

Nasima Begum elected mayor of Lowestoft

Councillor Nasima Begum has been elected as the mayor of Lowestoft for the municipal year 2024-2025

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‘Forget princess, want to be astrophysicist’: Bangladeshi scientist at NASA becomes an inspiration

Mahmooda Sultana, originally from Bangladesh, is an award-winning scientist and former aerospace engineer at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, working at present as the associate head of the Instrument and Payload Systems Engineering Branch under Engineering Directorate.

2y ago

Tulip appointed Shadow Economic Secretary of UK

Tulip Rizwana Siddiq, a British parliament member and granddaughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, has been appointed as the country’s shadow economic secretary.

2y ago

Bangladeshi engineer in Forbes 30 Under 30 for 2022

A Bangladeshi engineer has been named in the latest Forbes 30 under 30 list (for 2022), in the science category.

2y ago

Bangladeshi expat Haleem receives US Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award

Shah M Haleem, a Bangladeshi expatriate living in the US state of Texas, has been accorded the prestigious “Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award-2021”.

2y ago

Bangladeshi calligrapher of Kaaba Kiswa granted Saudi citizenship

Mukhtar Alam Sikder, a Bangladeshi expatriate and a calligrapher of the Holy Kaaba Kiswa, has been granted citizenship of Saudi Arabia under a royal decree.

2y ago

Bangladeshi American Shahana first Muslim woman elected to NY City Council

Bangladeshi American Shahana Hanif has made history by becoming the first Muslim woman elected to the New York City Council.

2y ago

Overcoming all barriers

She was born into a prosperous family.

2y ago

Nobel laureate Yunus urges athletes to create a world of ‘three zeros’

Economist, civil society leader and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Professor Muhammad Yunus has called upon all athletes to provide leadership in creating a world of “three zeros”.

2y ago

Hello Kishwar Chowdhury

Bangladeshi-Australian Kishwar Chowdhury Nupur clinched the title of second runner up in the most popular reality show in Australia titled ‘MasterChef Australia’.

3y ago

For Bangladesh, Kishwar has already won

Kishwar Chowdhury, the Aussie home cook of Bangladeshi origin, didn’t win the MasterChef Australia title. She placed third. But for us, Bangladeshis who have been closely following her rise and rise on arguably the most popular reality show on food, Kishwar has already won.

3y ago
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