It’s not easy being a woman and still be very successful, where the society is particularly male-dominated. Bangladeshi Woman needs to struggle and strive for the change of their fate. They faces various obstucals when they want to become a self-employed woman or be economically empowered. The good news is, this days a lots of women have courageously chased their dreams and achieved them. They have become the role model for the woman who wants to create identity all by themselves. Here are To 10 woman entrepreneurs who have made their mark in a usually male-dominated arena.
Top 10 woman entrepreneurs in Bangladesh
Bibi Russell, a former catwalk queen and a queen of khadi is the founder of bibi productions which is a worldly renowned fashion house working with craftspeople across the country. Being born in Chittagong and completing her graduation from the London College of fashion, she worked as a model for a few years.
This former catwalk queen founded her productions from the belief of playing an important role in society. Having understood the potentiality of crafts, she has been working diligently to save them. Having recognized and received the
Ivy Huq Russell, former investment banker, Founded Maya with a vision to empower women
Taslima Miji, founder and CEO of Techmania based on hardware and hardware related services, i.e. computer, computer assembly, networking, and computer-related peripheral items and troubleshooting of various items, etc.
After having an unfortunate end in journalism career she established Techmania courageously having encouraged by her friends in order to start fresh. Being a young women and running tech business on her own is exceptional. There were times she faced obstacles and discrimination but her rebellious attitude and go-getter attitude helped her go through. She is now a feminist and a complete dedicatory to her business which gives other women hope to be on her own.
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Selima Ahmad is president and founder of the Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BWCCI), which represents the interests and supports the initiatives of women entrepreneurs. As a successful businesswoman herself with long-standing experience in the private sector, she took the initiative to form a chamber of commerce devoted exclusively to facilitating the advancement of women entrepreneurs. As a recognition of her work, she has won the prestigious Islamic Development Bank (IDB) prize 2012 for best women entrepreneurs along with a
The major problem she faced during running her business is the absence of training facilities in necessary skills and raw materials in Bangladesh. Despite the struggles, her company, which started with only two workers, has tasted success over time as the demand for the glasses increased. She received DHL – Daily Star Bangladesh Business Awards ‘Outstanding Woman in Business Award-2008’.
Nadia Binte Amin
Nadia Binte Amin, along with her friends, founded Research and Computing Services in the year 1993. The company has been conducting research works with UNICEF, UNDP, foreign NGOs, and various national and multinational companies in areas such as sanitation and hygiene, education, child protection, etc.
Being passionate about helping people, she works in different social organizations, helping women and children. With her education, expertise, and relentless service, she hopes to change the socio-economic conditions of people in Bangladesh.
Samira Zuberi Himika
Samira Zuberi Himika is the founder & Managing Director of ‘team engine’. She believes that for an entrepreneur, it is necessary to know everything that is needed to run a business, never to show the arrogance of passing off work thinking it’s too minuscule for your position. She is caring and supportive, always encourage people around her. A self-inspired person who worked in major International organizations in communicating fields prior to starting her own entrepreneurial journey.
Rubaba Dowla, founder of Pulse Healthcare Service, established in 2017. Rubaba Dowla is an exceedingly experienced pioneer with a
Ms. Dowla thinks accomplishing things on time is vital when working. In the corporate world, things need to get done right at that moment.
Contributor: Sanzida Ferdous; Studying at Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University.
Note: These are not Official Ranking From Any Established Authority. Business Haunt Picked Them Randomly and Placed on the Base of Popularity and Internet Source.