The Daily Star and IPDC Finance Limited have called for nominations for the 2nd season of “Unsung Women Nation Builders” awards.
The joint initiative will honour women change-makers for their silent and unrelenting contributions in building a better Bangladesh, said a press release.
Last year, 7 women change-makers were recognised for their contribution in different areas. The Awardees of last year were Dr Bhagya Rani Banik, director general of Bangladesh Rice Research Institute; child rights advocate Shahida Akhter Shorna ; Fatema Begum, additional inspector general of police; Rokeya Begum, assistant teacher of Tambulkhana Govt Primary School; entrepreneur Maftahul Jannat Likhon midwife Sunajan Akter and senior nurse Irani Baroi.
This year's nominations will be based on contributions in entrepreneurship, health, education, agriculture, self-development, RMG and courageous act including other areas in nation building.
The nominations can be submitted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling +8801785444111 (9:00am-9:00pm). Last date of submission is Jan 31, 2018.