Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, speaker of Bangladesh Parliament, attended the event virtually as the chief guest
The Junior Chamber International (JCI) Bangladesh presents “Woman of Inspiration Award 2021” was held at a five-star hotel in Dhaka on Saturday, marking International Women’s Day.
“Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a Covid-19 world” was the theme of 2021 International Women’s Day.
Based on the theme, JCI Bangladesh conceptualized the program and recognized women’s achievement by giving the Women of Inspiration Award 2021 to 13 female leaders in Bangladesh.
The award was presented to honour the extraordinary women who lead by example, live on purpose, and inspire others to be more, said a press statement.
Among the award categories were Entrepreneurship, Banking, Legal Affairs, Business Innovation, Medical Innovation, Defence, Art & Culture, Fashion and Beauty, Media, Corporate Leadership.
This year, the awards recognized Masuma Rahman Nabila, Nahita Nishmin, Nasima Akter Nisha, Preema Nazia Andalib, Farhana Rafiq Uzzaman, Advocate Nahid Sultana Juthi, Barrister Rashna Imam , Rukhmila Zaman, Dr Senjuti Saha, Sanjida Haq Arefin Luna, Shamima Nasrin, Tina F Jabeen, and Col Dr Zebun Nahar for their magnificent display of finesse and irrefutable success in their respective fields.
Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, honourable speaker of Bangladesh parliament, attended the event virtually as the chief guest.
Sagufta Yasmin Emily, member of parliament from Munshiganj 2, and Barrister Shah Ali Farhad, special assistant to the prime minister, were present as special guests, while Ms JoAnne Wagner, deputy chief of mission, US Embassy, was there as distinguished guest.
The program was hosted by Niaz Morshed Elite, national president of JCI Bangladesh.
The chief coordinator of the Women of Inspiration Award 2021 was Tasmina Ahmed Sraboni, convener of the program was Ismat Jahan Lissa, and co-convener Mr Ziaul Haque.
Among others, JCI Bangladesh’s national officers, local presidents, members, business leaders, diplomats, government officials, and other dignitaries were present at the event.
The platinum sponsor of the event was Daraz and the gold sponsors were BNO, Warah, OCode, and AIS.
JCI is a non-profit global organization of young active citizens from age 18 to 40 who are engaged and committed to creating impact in their communities.
JCI gathers active citizens from all sectors of society and currently has 18 local chapters with around 1,000 members.