Yellow Presents Inspiring Women Award Honors 19 Professional Women on 8th March

Yellow Presents Inspiring Women Award Honors 19 Professional Women on 8th March

March 21, 2016

A dazzling award ceremony to celebrate the contribution of women in leadership roles took place for the second time on 8th March in Dhaka. Titled “Yellow presents Inspiring Women Award”, the gala ceremony honored professional women of the country across various sectors. Around 500 invited guests from the local and multinational corporate sector, development agencies, government bodies and dignitaries from the embassies graced the ceremony held at Le Meridien Dhaka Hotel.

943965_737829749687887_3611749448595557441_nWith the vision to empower and equip women to reach leadership positions in the various fields of professionalism, the award was first introduced in 2015 by Bangladesh Brand Forum as the second phase in the “Inspiring Women in Leadership” project. The Award has been designed to identify and recognize the professional women who can be presented as inspirational role models for the society.

Total 19 awards were handed over across 16 broad categories, namely: Yellow Inspiring Woman for Lifetime Achievement, Yellow Inspiring Female Entrepreneur, Inspiring Woman in Army, Inspiring Female Performer – Dance, Inspiring Male,  Inspiring Woman in Sports, Yellow Inspiring Female Diplomat, Inspiring Female Journalist, Inspiring Woman Against the Odds, Inspiring Female in Cinema, Yellow Inspiring Woman of the Nation, Yellow Most Dynamic Women of the Year, Inspiring Female Startup, Leaders of  Tomorrow, Most Female-Friendly Organization, and Inspiring Female Professional.

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The winners in the corporate and business sector were chosen after a month-long nomination, and selection process conducted by HR experts of the country. In the arts and cultural sectors, awards were given on an honorary basis.

Find Complete Winners’ List : YELLOW Inspiring Women Award 2016 Winners

A bi-monthly publication was also launched at the event, sharing the various interest and concerns of the 12472534_737830243021171_2259118134946831354_n12814695_737831126354416_2268967702707394479_nprofessional women of the country. Audio-visuals on the winners were also played to inspire the participants. In addition to this, the audiences were entertained with captivating cultural performances by Warda Rihab, and Shaian. It’s a She Thing, adaptation of a world renowned play, was also performed in the event. The ceremony was followed by dinner and gift hampers.

Presented by Yellow, the award was organized this year in association with Le Meridien Dhaka. Parachute & RFL are the event partners. The event was also supported by FICCI, MCCI, Dhaka Tribune and the daily Ittefaq as Media Partners, Masthead PR as PR Partner, Gtv as TV Partner, Webable as Social Media Partner, and ColorsFM 101.6 as Radio Partner.

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