December 24, 2021
December 24, 2021

Empowering women through financial literacy

Afruza Tanzi is one of the 19 Bangladeshi recipients of the 2021 Diana Award. She was born and brought up in Sylhet, where she attended Bluebird School and College. Tanzi came to Dhaka in 2017 to complete her Bachelor’s in Biotechnology at BRAC University, where she is now a final year student.

December 23, 2021
December 23, 2021

3 startups win awards at Youth Co:Lab for innovative environmental solutions

Three promising youth-led pro-environment startups received USD 10,000 in grants and mentorship in the fourth edition of Youth Co:Lab Bangladesh's Springboard Programme, co-created by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Citi Foundation.

December 22, 2021
December 22, 2021

JAAGO Foundation, The Daily Star sign MoU for National Youth Assembly 2022

JAAGO Foundation, a civil society organisation, represented by its assistant director of operations, Esha Farooque and The Daily Star, represented by its head of business, Shuvashish Roy, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Wednesday, December 22, 2021.

December 9, 2021
December 9, 2021

20 volunteers receive ‘IVD Bangladesh Volunteer Award 2021’

The Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives, UNV Bangladesh, UNFPA, VSO, and WaterAid jointly organised an event, titled ‘Volunteering Contributions towards Community Development in Bangladesh’ recently in the capital’s Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel.

December 3, 2021
December 3, 2021

Four-day conference of RUMUNA held

The closing ceremony of the conference of North Bengal, Rajshahi University Model United Nations took place on November 28 at the Senate Building of Rajshahi University (RU). The inaugural programme of the four-day conference took place on November 25.

November 25, 2021
November 25, 2021

The Daily Star launches newspaper reading contest ‘Find the Headline’ powered by HungryNaki

Prepare to pile up on newspapers and enrich your reading habit, since The Daily Star is launching an upcoming movement to reward readers and encourage non-readers while indulging in one’s love for food. It is an exclusive opportunity for 15 fortunate winners to trade knowledge in return for prime dining every week from Hungrynaki, and is set to begin from 1st December 2021.

November 19, 2021
November 19, 2021

Young innovators from Digital Khichuri Challenge showcase their impactful ideas

UNDP's Partnership a Tolerant, Inclusive Bangladesh (PTIB) organised a showcase, featuring ten youth-led innovative organisations, which have previously won the Digital Khichuri Challenge, at Impact Hub Dhaka recently.

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

Rima Sultana Rimu’s relentless mission to empower women

Rima Sultana Rimu is one of the two Bangladeshis on the 2020 BBC 100 inspiring and influential women list, from around the world. She is relentlessly working to empower women and eliminate gender discrimination, violence, and child marriage in conflicted areas of Bangladesh.

November 9, 2021
November 9, 2021

IVD Bangladesh Volunteer Award 2021 launched

 Marking the International Volunteer Day, observed every year on 5 December, a coordinated initiative has been taken to recognize and celebrate the selfless effort of the volunteers and their contribution towards community development, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.