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Artist Preema Goes Beyond Art to Empower

Nazia Andaleeb Preema is one of the most provocative and evolving artists of Bangladesh with a career spanning 25 years, influencing our culture along the way. She had represented Bangladesh in...

Fatinaaz Feroz: Trailblazing women, inspiring the future generation

Fatinaaz Feroz, Chairman of Board of Trustees of Stamford University Bangladesh, speaks to The Daily Star about her voyage from a young, passionate student with skills to becoming the leading...

Yes I do belong – Women closing the gender gap in unconventional professions

Women grow up being told to rein in their dreams and aspirations to fit a certain template of what the world thinks they should be like. Their thoughts, actions and ideas often get muddled in...

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

Artist Preema Goes Beyond Art to Empower

Nazia Andaleeb Preema is one of the most provocative and evolving artists of Bangladesh with a career spanning 25 years, influencing our culture along the way. She had represented Bangladesh in...

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

Fatinaaz Feroz: Trailblazing women, inspiring the future generation

Fatinaaz Feroz, Chairman of Board of Trustees of Stamford University Bangladesh, speaks to The Daily Star about her voyage from a young, passionate student with skills to becoming the leading...

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

Yes I do belong – Women closing the gender gap in unconventional professions

Women grow up being told to rein in their dreams and aspirations to fit a certain template of what the world thinks they should be like. Their thoughts, actions and ideas often get muddled in...

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

OF UNSUNG SHEROES

Dr Farhana Wahab still cannot believe how scary those days were when the coronavirus pandemic hit the country in March last year.

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

Female bankers on the frontline during Covid-19

At the end of long working days, after the sun would set and the streets became deserted, Nafisa Sarwar would have to walk home all alone.

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

Breaking barriers on two wheels

What is an indicator of social progress? In a country like Bangladesh, women still feel unsafe travelling to the nearest grocery store, their own university, and even their workplace. Public...

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

F-commerce boom amid the pandemic: How women are taking the lead

When her husband faced a huge pay cut a month after the outbreak of Covid-19, advocate Noorjahan Kabir was left with no choice but to step forward to help her seven-member family.

March 8, 2021
March 8, 2021

Leading from the front in a pandemic

The outbreak of coronavirus and subsequent lockdown wrecked a havoc on business activities and wiped out many jobs apart from taking away many lives.