News: Panel Discussion on Diversity and Women Leadership
Panel Discussion on Diversity and Women Leadership was an interactive session with students and women leaders which aims to support women and accelerate the process of gender equality and women’s empowerment by building awareness of the potential of women-developed innovation; identifying key barriers to the advancement of women in the fields of innovation, technology and entrepreneurship; and working collaboratively to identify and address such barriers at an industry-wide level. 150 students from different universities joined the session. The program was held on February 14, 2019 at the Conference Hall of Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka. The program was jointly organized by BWIT, SAP Next-Gen India and Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Dhaka. Professor Dr. Nasreen Ahmad, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic) of University of Dhaka was the chief guest of the program. The other panelists of the session were Ms. Luna Shamsuddoha, Founder President of BWIT; Mr. Rahul Sachdev, Head SAP Next-Gen India; Ms. Mehnaz Kabir, Marketing Advisor, TAS Deployment Partners; Dr. Sanzida Akhter, Chairperson, Department of Women and Gender Studies, University of Dhaka; Dr. Nova Ahmed, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North South University. Professor Dr. Lafifa Jamal, President of BWIT, presided over the session.