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The University of Brac organizes a discussion on career choices for young women

Billie JD Porter, British journalist; Nazia Andaleeb Preema, visual artist, and Kendall Robbins, artistic director at the British Council Bangladesh, pose with the participants of a discussion on career choices for young women, organized jointly by HULTPrize@BRACU of BRAC Business School and British Council Bangladesh , on the university. Mohakhali campus in the capital yesterday. University of Brac

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Billie JD Porter, British journalist; Nazia Andaleeb Preema, visual artist, and Kendall Robbins, artistic director at the British Council Bangladesh, pose with the participants of a discussion on career choices for young women, organized jointly by HULTPrize@BRACU of BRAC Business School and British Council Bangladesh , on the university. Mohakhali campus in the capital yesterday. University of Brac

Women should think positively and set life goals to make the most of the opportunities available to them, professionals said yesterday.

Three successful women shared their thoughts during a discussion on career choices for young women, with students from Brac University in Dhaka.

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Brac Business School’s HULTPrize@BRACU and British Council Bangladesh jointly organized the event.

The discussion aimed to share thoughts and motivate the team from Brac University who won one of the local rounds of the 2017 HULT Prize Challenge with a social business plan on making hyacinth sanitary napkins of water.

The ‘Awakening Human Potential’ challenge is an initiative of the Hult Prize Foundation, a start-up accelerator for social business ideas from young entrepreneurs. Winners receive $1 million in seed capital.

The speakers were: Nazia Andaleeb Preema, visual artist; Billie JD Porter, British journalist, and Kendall Robbins, artistic director of the British Council Bangladesh.

They urged young people to get out and engage in different activities that can change the world.

They also congratulated the team of the University of Brac for their courage in meeting the basic needs of women.