Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (CED), BRAC University has arranged a â€œPre-Departure Orientation Programâ€ on October 29, 2015 for the participants of Australia Awards Fellowship (AAF)-November 2015 titled “Empowering Women through Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Sustainability in Nepal and Bangladesh”. This program in supported by Australian Government and organized by CED in association with the Australian Centre for Sustainable Business and Development, and the International Centre for Applied Climate Sciences of University of Southern Queensland, Australia.
The program will be a 3-week leadership development program for the Women Entrepreneurs of Bangladesh and Nepal selected by CED of BRAC University, Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BWCCI), and Industrial Enterprise Development Institute (IEDI) in Nepal. The program will provide fellows with a â€˜toolkitâ€™ of Australian best practices, policies, research and promotional initiatives for building the skills and capabilities of women entrepreneurs in Bangladesh and Nepal. As a part this, CED has selected 5 participants including entrepreneurs and top executives from corporate sector of Bangladesh to participate in this program. The group will leave for Australia on November 08, 2015.