IEEE IUB Student Branch WIE Affinity Group hosts a seminar on Women for Life
IEEE IUB Student Branch Women in Engineering Affinity Group in association with the Electrical and Electronic Engineering department of Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) hosted a seminar on “Women for Life” on the 3rd April during the celebration of EEE Day 2019 at the IUB Auditorium.
The guest speakers for the seminar included Prof. Celia Shahnaz, Chair of IEEE Bangladesh Section, Ms. Anamika Bhakta, Chair of IEEE Bangladesh Section WIE Affinity Group, Ms. Nasima Akter Nisha, Managing Director at Reverie Corporation Limited and Ms. Nafisa Yousuf Khan, Manager, Applications Planning and Management IT, Robi Axiata Limited. In the seminar, the speakers shared with the participants their experiences, the various struggles and barriers women of today face, and also shared some valuable methods to overcome the hardships to become successful in both life and career. Prof. Celia Shahnaz also shared information about how IEEE Bangladesh Section supports women in these fields to help them achieve success. The speakers also shared the current position and achievement of women in today’s career world and that there is great possibility in taking this position to a much higher level.
Dr. Md. Abdur Razzak, the mentor of IEEE IUB Student Branch introduced the speakers to the audience and handed over token of appreciations to the speakers. More than 100 participants were attended in the seminar. Overall, the seminar was a success and held great power and influence over the participants, mostly the women, who from this seminar were able to grasp a positive standing for themselves regarding the future career world.