Nafisa Tasnim, Vice Chair for IEEE WIE AG Bangladesh
COVID 19 Initiatives
IEEE WIE AG Bangladesh Section in conjunction with IEEE Bangladesh Section under WePower initiative conducted two webinars during the COVID 19 pandemic situation. The two webinars were attended by a total of 8 speakers, 33 participants and a moderator. Both the webinars were mentored and led by Dr. Celia Shahnaz, Chair for IEEE Bangladesh Section and 2019-2020 member of IEEE WIE WePower Subcommittee, and moderated by Nafisa Tasnim, Vice Chair for WIE AG Bangladesh Section. The first talk on “Meaningful Engagement of Women in WePower during COVID 19” took place on 20th May 2020. The second talk “Engagement Avenues of Women Work Force in Power and Energy Sector during COVID 19” took place on 21st May 2020.
Project to Product Design Initiative
IEEE WIE AG Bangladesh Section and IEEE Bangladesh Section organized a day-long event on 30th November 30 2019 funded by IEEE Humanitarian Activity Committee (HAC). The event encouraged participants to think of sustainable solutions to already existing humanitarian problems and introduce them to the process of turning the solution idea into a product, with the help of established entrepreneurs and mentors. Dr. Celia Shahnaz, Chair for IEEE Bangladesh Section, and 2019 Communication Chair for IEEE SIGHT Steering Committee, and Anamika Bhakta, Chair for WIE AG Bangladesh Section served as General Chair and Program Chair respectively, supported by their team. There were in total 45 participants with 3 mentors, 5 speakers and 6 judges.