profiles

  • The girl behind the hottest weddings in Dhaka (and beyond!)

    The forever smiling Sadia Afrin, managing director of Checkmate Events, values happiness over anything in life. What motivates you to do what you have been doing for so long? Basically, we started ...

  • STEMinists assemble

    “The state of women in these professions is the picture of unrecognised talent.”    These words were spoken by Professor Shahida Rafique, President of the Bangladesh Association ...

  • Life, leadership and lessons

    Ask any chief executive or leading lady on how they've scaled the upper rungs of the corporate ladder, they'll usually credit their success to relentless hard work or even luck. When you ask R ...

  • Mic drop

    How was the experience? Was there a case of stage fright? There certainly was! Especially since this was the first time I MC'd in front of thousands of people and so many dignitaries. It wasn' ...

  • “We just want to give these young designers a platform”

    Did the Khadi Festival last year go as planned for the Fashion Design Council of Bangladesh (FDCB)? We are very pleased to express our gratitude towards the Bangladeshi audience. They are very sensit ...

  • Women leaders awarded

    As part of the second edition of "Yellow Presents Inspiring Women Award" that took place on Women's Day this month, 19 awards were handed over across 16 broad categories to women that ha ...

  • Money talk With Sabhanaz Rashid Diya

    Money is both a foe and a friend. It enables us and at times, it misguides us. We spend most of our lives working, thinking, spending and worrying about money. Even then, it remains as one of the bigg ...