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Theme: Be the Change

Dhaka, Bangladesh
September 22nd, 2012

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About this event

Confirmed Speakers

  • Nash Islam
    An entrepreneur & advocate for mobile, cloud & internet as socio-economic development tools. He is the co-Founder & CEO at Mangoes Mobile, Inc., a former Google employee, and one of the core organizers of Google Business Groups, Dhaka.
  • Anita Ghazi Rahman
    Founder of The Legal Circle, which is one of the fastest growing legal sets in Bangladesh. She is also the founder of Think Legal Bangladesh, which is the first free non-chamber related legal resource website of its kind in Bangladesh.
  • Samier Mansur
    A research scholar, columnist, and photographer. He is also the initiator of the Bangladesh Pluralism Project with the vision of creating a more open, inclusive, and globally engaged Bangladesh.
  • Henry Churchill
    The head of strategic partnerships at WildTeam (AKA Sundarbans Tiger Project, and formerly the Wildlife Trust of Bangladesh). He is an environmental conservationist and is passionate about tigers.
  • Naveed Mahbub
    His journey has taken him from engineer to CEO to comedian. He is the Chief “Entertainment” Officer at Naveed’s Comedy Clud and the host of The Naveed Mahbub Show on NTV every Friday night.
  • Mikey Leung
    The co-author of The Bradt Travel Guide: Bangladesh, he is using images as a storytelling tool to tell a different story of Bangladesh. He is also the founder of Crowdsourced Travel, a media collective that aims to develop economic opportunities through travel and tourism to developing countries.
  • Prabeer Sarker
    A pioneer in creating the paid software market in Bangladesh. He is the CEO of Officextracts and country distributor of Kaspersky Lab for Bangladesh and Bhutan.

Venue and Details

International School, Dhaka
Plot# 80, Block# E STS Avenue (opposite Apollo Hospital)
Boshundhara Residential Area
Dhaka, 1229
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Organizer 183989

Mohammad Tauheed
Dhaka 1209, Bangladesh

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Salman Hossain
Dhaka, Bangladesh, Bangladesh

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