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A sip of inspiration
Star Youth

A sip of inspiration

Muhammad Nazmul Hossain completed his primary education in Shariatpur and came to the capital city after completing his SSC to study in University of Dhaka, with a dream to make something of himself.

  • Forming friendships between communities

    Bangladesh is a land of diverse people with vivid cultures. To bridge the gap between these cultures, Leaping Boundaries, an organisation working with the Madrassah students to enrich their communication skills in English, life skills, ICT and psycho-education, along with SPaRC, an organisation working to improve livelihoods of the vulnerable and voiceless, arranged a boot camp for 10 girls ranging from different backgrounds. The initiative, called ‘Girls For Peace,’ was supported by the Swedish Institute.

  • JAAGO students excel in PEC

    According to JAAGO Foundation, they aim for the betterment of the nation through catering to the educational needs of children from socially and economically disadvantaged background and empowering the youths along with inspiring volunteerism in Bangladesh. JAAGO Foundation received the UNESCO award for innovation in education in 2017.

  • Sonia Bashir Kabir pledges to empower the youth with technology

    Sonia Bashir Kabir, Vice Chairman, United Nations Technology Bank for LDCs, Governing Board Member UNESCO MGIEP and Managing

  • Blueprints 4.0 concludes at North South University

    The grand finale of the national financial modeling competition, ‘IDLC Securities Limited Presents Blueprints 4.0’, co-sponsored by Shimanto Bank Limited, IFIC Bank and Dhaka Bank Limited, took place at North South University recently.

  • ICMA NSU Student Chapter welcomes new recruits for 2018

    Recently, the orientation programme of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) NSU Chapter for new recruits of 2018 was held at North South University.

  • Sonia Bashir Kabir pledges to empower the youth with technology

    Sonia Bashir Kabir, Vice Chairman, United Nations Technology Bank for LDCs, Governing Board Member UNESCO MGIEP and Managing Director of Microsoft Bangladesh,

  • Kazi Asma Azmery talks travelling to hundred countries

    Young travel journalist and blogger Kazi Asma Azmery fulfilled her goal of visiting 100 countries on her own this year. In 2009, she sold off her personal jwellery and stocked up some savings from her salary for her travels.

  • The Oxford experience

    Sinayat Mehzabeen had the golden opportunity to attend Oxford University for her master’s in pharmacology, matriculating at the historic Sheldonian Theatre in October 2017. “Oxford has been adventure and an experience of a lifetime at a time for me. It was no less than a dream come true, learning from some of the finest teachers and sharing classrooms with the brightest minds,” she says. She is now a PhD student at the University of Cambridge.

  • BYS: Committed to women's safety

    In Bangladesh, the stigma surrounding violence against women means that many women do not get the justice they deserve. Bearing that in mind, the Barishal Youth Society (BYS) has been working to stop child marriages and help female victims of domestic violence, with 10,000 members and 800 active volunteers in different ways since 2014.

  • Youth Opportunities

    The Obama Foundation Scholars Program will give rising young leaders around the world who are already making a difference in their

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