Tuesday 11 September 2018

The British Council, in association with Ra'dia Inc, under thebanner of BangladeshUKAlumniAssociation(BUKAN) is presenting 'Entrepreneurship Vista' - a half daylong workshop scheduled to be held on Saturday, 29 September 2018 from 02:30pm to 6:30pm at the British Council auditorium in Dhaka University Campus.

BangladeshUKAlumniNetwork(BUKAN)isaninitiativeofthe British Council in Bangladesh to support the formation and strengthening of a common association and a platform for all UKalumniinthecountry. The inimitable event 'Entrepreneurship Vista' will be a hub of aspiring entrepreneurs where the participants will get adequate knowledge regarding starting and excelling a business venture and an experience-sharing platform from the domain experts and entrepreneurs.

100 participants will be selected through a scrutiny process based on inclusivity, diversity and empathy between the ages of 20 to 35 in Bangladesh. The free workshop to be run during 2:30 - 6:30 PM will give an emphasis on how social-driven entrepreneurial idea can be instrumental towards achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) alongside female participation.

The themes for Entrepreneurship vista are:

 Social Entrepreneurship- Towards achieving SDG(s)

 Challenges and Prospects of Youth Entrepreneurship

 Entrepreneurial Ecosystem of Bangladesh: The Roadmap

The Art of Entrepreneurship

 Sources of Funding for a Start up

Communication for a Start up

Women Entrepreneurship: Bangladesh Perspective.

Last date of online registration is Wednesday, 19 September 2018 and details about the event can be found athttps://www.facebook.com/events/927687090772650/

Notes to Editor

For further information, please contact:

Arshia Aziz, Head of Marketing, Communications and Digital, British Council, Bangladesh

Email: Arshia.Aziz@bd.britishcouncil.org

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