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Theme: Different Bangladesh

This event occurred on
February 17, 2012
4:00pm - 7:00pm BDT
(UTC +6hrs)
Dhaka, C

How often do you hear any good news from Bangladesh?! And even if you do, how often do they reach a global audience?! TEDxDhaka focuses on those good news that often go neglected.

TEDxDhaka 2012: "Different Bangladesh" Factsheet:

3 hour event
10 speakers
20 crew members
14 volunteers
350 attendees

Senate Bhaban
Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bldg
University of Dhaka
Dhaka, C, 1000
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Dr. K. Siddique-e Rabbani

Professor Rabbani is the Founder Chairperson of Department of Biomedical Physics & Technology at Dhaka University. He is a technology innovator & an activist for global technology equalization.

Ivy Huq Russell

Ivy is the founder of Maya.com.bd, a web initiative dedicated to connect women in Bangladesh to useful information & each other. She believes connections empower people.

Nurur Rahman Khan

Nurur is an Architect, a partner of TKNRK Associates, Chairman of Amar Desh Amar Graam, an award winning ICT project changing lives.

Khaled Mahmud

Khaled is an artist. He is the Creative Director of Headoffice Communication, a creative agency. He is also the co-founder of Ajo, a fast, casual & relaxed dining experience with an artistic grandeur.

Ejaj Ahmad

Ejaj is the Founder & President of Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC). He is a practitioner, instructor & consultant on leadership.

Taslima Miji

Taslima is the Founder & CEO Techmania. She is also a member of Bangladesh Computer Samity & formerly a journalist with a passion for activism.

Jishnu Brahmaputra

Jishnu, a quintessential gamer, offers a broader view of a little-known and even less appreciated local phenomenon of the online gaming world.

Iraj Islam

Iraj is the Co-founder & CTO of NewsCred, a next generation news wire service changing the world of news syndication. He is also a serial entrepreneur who loves problems.

Organizing team


Dhaka 1209, Bangladesh


Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
  • Neamah Islam
    Program Officer/Volunteer Coordinator
  • Abu Bokor Siddique Raju
    Attendee Coordinator