MyEO Women Summit & SDG Awards 2019

10 – 11 March, 2019, Dhaka, Bangladesh

This year’s MyEO Women Summits offering a platform to celebrate women empowerment and their contribution to growth. The objective of this summit is to bring together women entrepreneurs to take part in knowledge sharing sessions about the opportunities of women entrepreneurship.

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The Bangladesh chapter of EO was founded in 2015, with a group of very talented and enterprising young entrepreneurs. We at EO are driven by the core spirit of entrepreneurship and its inherent characteristics of risk taking and thrive in challenges.

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MyEO Women SDG Summit 2019 Opening Ceremony

Chief Guest for Opening Ceremony

Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen, MP

Honorable Foreign Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
Special Guest

Ms. Selima Ahmad, MP

President, Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BWCCI). Winner of Oslo Business for Peace Award 2014.
Guest of Honor

Rosemarie Andres

EO Global ChairEO Philippines

Farzanah Chowdhury

PresidentEO Bangladesh

Panel Discussion 1: Infrastructural & Socioeconomic Challenge for Women Empowerment in BangladeshTime: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM


Sayed Munir Khasru

Chairman, The Institute for Policy, Advocacy, and Governance (IPAG) and Member of the SDGs Global Councils


Ms. Nihad Kabir

President of the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Dhaka (MCCI)

Ms. Parveen Mahmud

Managing Director, Grameen Telecom Trust

Syed Almas Kabir

President, Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS)

Sajid Rahman

Chief Executive Officer, Telenor Health

Panel discussion 2: Gender equality and women empowerment: The Role of Next GenerationTime: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM


Jenni Maaria Risku

Founder, Women In Tech Asia


Ilmul Haque Sajib

Co-founder & Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Zaiba Tahyya

Founder of FEM - Female Empowerment Movement and winner of Queen’s Young Leaders Award 2018

Ms. Priota Farelin Iftekhar

Flag Girl

Shah Ali Farhad

Special Assistant, Honourable Prime Minister of Bangladesh


MyEO Women SDG Award 2019

Chief Guest for Award Night

Mr. Nasrul Hamid, MP

Honorable State Minister, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh.
Special Guest

Ms. Rokia Afzal Rahman

President, Bangladesh Federation of Women Entrepreneurs (BFWE), Chairperson of Mediaworld Ltd, the owning company of The Daily Star

Jury Members: MyEO Women SDG Award 2019

Rosemarie Andres

EO Global Chair, EO Philippines

George Gan

EO Malaysia

Marina Tabassum

Principal, MTA, Bangladesh

Schedule10 - 11 March, 2019