IEEE AIUB Student Branch [Bangladesh Section]

Fardeen Mahbub, Publication Coordinator for IEEE AIUB Student Branch

Live Talk Show – ‘An Hour with The Volunteers’

IEEE AIUB SB took the bold initiative of bringing up a weekly Live Show titled “An Hour with The Volunteers” to engage the members during the global crisis of COVID-19 pandemic. This weekly live show was launched on 22nd May 2020, Friday at 10 PM (GMT +06), and have successfully been organized every Friday at the same time to date. The show had some renowned individuals of IEEE as speakers; including Shams Shad Islam Khan,Secretary of IEEE R10 SAC. The speakers shared their IEEE volunteering experiences and also motivated the viewers for involving themselves in various IEEE Activities. The show is broadcasted from the official Facebook Page of IEEE AIUB SB and it is also shared by the official pages of other branches in the IEEE Bangladesh Section. The show received a vast response with every episode having 3500+ live audience and 5500+ total views on average.

IEEE AIUB WIE Student Chapter Online Article Contest

The IEEE AIUB SB WIE Affinity Group successfully organized an online Article Writing Contest exclusively for female participants on the topic- ‘Save the World from an Epidemic (COVID-19)’. The contest started from 31st March 2020 and ended on 11th April 2020, intending to enable the participants to know more about COVID-19 and the ways of protecting themselves from it, as well as to boost their writing skills. More than 40 female participants took part in this competition. Through their writing, they shared their ideas on how to create social awareness and the ways the world can overcome this crisis. The panel of judges consisted of Tasnuva Tasneem, WIE Coordinator for IEEE AIUB SB, and two other judges. The judgments of the writings were made based on certain criteria and the top 3 write-ups achieved the “Best Articles” award. The top 3 participants were presented with Certificates of Appreciation and other exclusive prizes.