CALLING OUT THE
UNSUNG WOMEN NATION BUILDERS

Several unsung women are relentless working from the grassroots, beyond their capacity, surviving all odds of disparity. IPDC, the first private sector non-banking NBFI of the country and the leading English daily, The Daily Star, is searching for these indomitable women who have contributed significantly to the development of Bangladesh. Since 2017, every year, the change-makers are presented with the "Unsung Women Nation Builders Awards," and their remarkable journey in building the nation is shared to inspire the world.

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SUNG WOMEN NATION BUILDERS

2021

Sabina Yeasmin Awareness On The Wheels Read More
Farmis Akhter A Selfless Covid Hero Read More
Jahanara Islam A Self-made Visionary Entrepreneur Read More
Fauzia Bethi A Kind Hearted Warrior Read More
Rozina Akhter Caring for the Unfortunate Read More
Shapla Devi Tripura Savior of the Hill People Read More

2020

Momotaj Mohal Baby Emitting light with books Read More
Kamrun Nahar Munni Goals keeper Read More
Sonu Rani Das Break the shackles. Read More
Tepri Rani Freedom fighter till date Read More
Biva Rani Mother’s fight Read More
Laila Begum The Fisherwoman Read More
Sonu Rani Das Break the shackles Read More
Kohinoor Begum Food Banker Read More
Joiya Chakma Best Referee Read More

2019

Hazera Begum Of a mother of 40 children Read More
Khurshid Jahan The tigress of Sundarbans Read More
Hiroko Kobayashi From Japan with love Read More
Rupa Dutta Tip of the hill Read More
Bilkis Banu Driven by the love for orphans Read More
Chhobi Das Gupta From worker to apparel entrepreneur Read More
Salma Chowdhury For children with cancer Read More

2018

Lucy Helen Frances Holt Our very own Read More
Antoinette Termoshuizen The children's therapist Read More
Naznin Akhter Nipa From the roots Read More
Safia Begum The librarian Read More
Protibha Sangma Education's champion Read More
Aklima Begum Talented entrepreneur Read More
Arifa Akhter Forging a future Read More

2017

Maftahul Jannat Likhon The light of Joypurhat Read More
Shahida Akhter Shorna Malala of Bangla Read More
Fatema Begum First female police officer Read More
Sonajan Akter Selfless midwife Read More
Irani Baroi The indomitable spirit Read More
Rokeya Begum Blindness no bar to teaching Read More
Dr Bhagya Rani Banik Women of green Read More

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