Urban Lab of BU hosted meeting amongst Academicians, Agencies & Development Partners

The Urban Lab of Bangladesh University hosted a meeting on Thursday, November 10, 2022 to explore potential areas of research and collaboration amongst academicians, public and private agencies and development partners in the area of women entrepreneurship development, climate migration, digital transaction initiatives and impact investments. 

The meeting was attended by honorable Chief Guest Dr. Masudur Rahman, Chairperson, SMEF.  Mr. Nazim Hasan Sattar, General Manager, SME Foundation, Ms. Elena Mayer-Besting, Program Management Officer, UN ESCAP, Mr. Arif Khan, Vice Chairman, Shanta Asset Management, Ms. Tina Jabeen, Advisor, UN ESCAP CWE Program, Ms. Sharawwat Islam, Managing Director, Truvalu shared their industry specific insights. The session was chaired by Mr. Quazi Jamil Azher, Chairperson, Brig. Gen. Mahbubul Haque (Retd.), Registrar and Naureen Ayesha, Deputy Registrar.