Social Business Forum 2013 at North South University Dhaka on 29 June 2013 – BWIT participated in the Plenary session on ‘Breaking the Glass Ceiling: empowering women through social business’ at the Social Business Forum 2013.
At session dedicated to women on Social Business Forum 2013 was held on ‘breaking the glass ceiling: empowerment through social businesses. Former Advisor to the Caretaker Government Rokia A Rahman chaired the session, participated by women leaders The other discussants of the session are Luna Shamsuddoha , Chair of Dohatec; Salma Khan, Former chairman of UN convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women CEDAW; Mohua Rashid, country manager of ACCA. Women leaders believe someday all business will be social business. Speakers in the session ‘Breaking the glass ceiling’ at Social Business Forum 2013 expressed the hope women should be courageous to take responsibilities in family, society and businesses. President of BWIT and Chair of Dohatec Luna Shamsuddoha called upon all quarters not to consider gender in conducting business. It is the motivation that will lead to success”, she remarked
Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus called upon the youth to consider their future. Addressing the Social Business Forum 2013 at North South University on Saturday, he said “Bangladesh is a beautiful country of plenty of resources”. “I invite you to invest all your potentials and possibilities. Come up with leadership, especially intellectual leadership and create new ideas. But don’t move to the west branded as a poor country.” The Nobel Laureate called upon the society to celebrate the great achievement of Bangladesh to step ahead.