Panel Discussion on "Diversity and Women Leadership"
Date: February 14, 2019
Venue: Conference Hall, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka
Time: Panel Discussion Session (10 am to 11 am)
Design Thinking Session (11 am to 1 pm)
Organized by: SAP Next-Gen India, Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Dhaka and Bangladesh Women in Technology (BWIT).
Registration Link: https://tinyurl.com/ychw7e5a
Event Description: Panel Discussion on "Diversity and Women Leadership" will be an interactive session with our female students and women leaders which aims to support women and accelerate the process of gender equality and women's empowerment by building awareness of the potential of women-developed innovation; identifying key barriers to the advancement of women in the fields of innovation, technology and entrepreneurship; and working collaboratively to identify and address such barriers at an industry-wide level.
Design Thinking is a mindset backed by a suite of tools that gives us a powerful new way to solve problems and unlock potential. It complements our existing approaches by focusing on understanding the human side of things — what our technology is and what that technology means to you and to your customers. In this is workshop the participants will be able to gain understanding of how they can take advantage of Design Thinking to work in their teams and develop solutions best suited for a particular persona. They will an understanding of the all the processes involved in a Design Thinking process; right from “Understanding the problem” to “creating a prototype”.
Prof. Dr. Nasreen Ahmad
Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic)
University of Dhaka.
1. Ms. Luna Shamsuddoha
Chairman, Dohatec New Media
Managing Director, Global Voice Telecommunications Ltd
Chairman, Janata Bank Ltd.
Founder President, Bangladesh Women in IT
2. Ms. Mehnaz Kabir
Marketing Advisor, TAS Deployment Partners
Former Head of Corporate Affairs, British American Tobacco Bangladesh Ltd
Former Head of Internal Communications, Grameenphone
3. Dr. Sanzida Akhter
Chairperson, Department of Women and Gender Studies
University of Dhaka
4. Dr. Lafifa Jamal
Chairperson, Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Dhaka
President, Bangladesh Women in IT
Vice President, Bangladesh Open Source Network
Treasurer, Bangladesh Computer Society
5. Dr. Nova Ahmed
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North South University
Director, Bangladesh Women in IT