Nominations open for 'Unsung Women Nation Builders' award | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, January 12, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:18 AM, January 12, 2018

Nominations open for 'Unsung Women Nation Builders' award

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 unsungwomen@gmail.com or by calling +8801785444111 (9:00am-9:00pm). Last date of submission is Jan 31, 2018.

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