• Younger Bangla celebrates energy of changemakers at grassroots
    Math Club and Olympiad

    Younger Bangla celebrates energy of changemakers at grassroots

    To recognise youths on the grassroots working silently to rework the nation, Pleasure Bangla Youth Award’s sixth instalment conferred the title on 10 youth-led organisations for his or her providers to the communities.

    Younger Bangla, organised the award ceremony immediately (November 12, 2022), bringing to gentle untold tales of a hub of tremendous achievers who reworked their native communities by way of self-driven initiatives, regardless of a sea of obstacles.

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    To not be outdone by the individuals of the earlier years, a few of whom have already made their international footprints by way of innovation and dedication, round 600 organisations this 12 months submitted their entries, reviewed by a star-studded jury panel composed of celebrities, entrepreneurs, and visionaries.

    Here is a sneak peek on the prime ten organizations that gained the nation’s most prestigious award for catalysing social change.

    1.Robolife Expertise

    Applicant: Pleasure Barua Lablu

    Robolife Expertise was based in 2018 in Dhaka to supply reasonably priced options to individuals with particular wants. They supply synthetic fingers within the rehabilitation of an individual whose arm has been misplaced or amputated. They’ve served greater than 20 individuals, helped them with a head begin achieve. They produce bionic fingers which value as little as BDT 30,000 at current and are at present making an attempt to give you higher options. They’ve exported a number of bionic prosthetic fingers in Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

    2.BK College of Analysis

    Applicant: Bezon Kumar

    BK College of Analysis (BKSR) is a analysis organisation that works within the subject of enterprise, economics, social sciences, and humanities. Presently, they’re working with 55 students, 100 analysis assistants, and round 300 knowledge enumerators from 22 nations. BKSR was established in 2015 and has already printed over 10 worldwide peer-reviewed journal articles. They’re at present finishing up over 10 analysis initiatives. They organized 5 seminars and coaching to boost consciousness amongst youths on training, setting, expertise and so forth.”

    3. Boson Biggan Sangho

    Applicant: Muhammad Majadur Rahman

    Boson Biggan Sangho was established in 2014 in Tangail to encourage college students to be taught math and science. They’re strolling the discuss by organising camps, workshops and science Olympiads. Presently, they’re planning to arrange a science competitors to encourage ladies to be taught science and math. Boson Biggan Sangho is affiliated with Bangladesh Mathematical Olympiad and was awarded the Finest Math Membership Award in 2019. The members of this organisation have gained awards at institutional, regional and nationwide stage Math Olympiad, Junior Science Olympiad, Biology Olympiad, Programming Olympiad, and different competitions.

    4.Youth Planet

    Applicant: A B M Mahmodul Hasan

    Since their institution in 2018, Youth Planet is making an attempt to problem the established order by breaking social stigmas in opposition to ladies. They’re engaged on their imaginative and prescient and planning to coach males on ladies’s well being and rights. Youth Planet’s exercise helped improve menstrual hygiene consciousness in Nandail upazila in Mymensingh as much as 50%. Furthermore, they’re working within the area of ICT and youth management coaching, ladies entrepreneurship and digital advertising and marketing coaching by way of the Ministry of Youth and Sports activities. Youth Planet conducts their actions by way of a robust neighborhood community and a pool of vibrant youth.

    5. BigyanPriyo

    Applicant title: Muhammad Shawon Mahmud

    BigyanPriyo is a social media platform that began its journey in 2018. They disseminate scientific info associated to day by day life to stop superstition. They create exact, partaking content material utilizing infographics and audio-visual contents about scientific breakthroughs, science information, blogs, and alternatives. BigyanPriyo is creating a digital science dictionary in Bengali language to facilitate science studying in Bengali. They’ve quite a few school-based actions and publish an internet journal referred to as “Nebula” to advertise science and Bangladeshi scientists amongst school-going college students.

    6. Mojar College (an Odommo Bangladesh Basis initiative)

    Applicant: Arian Arif

    Mojar College was based in 2013 aiming to supply free training with enjoyable actions to avenue kids. It has been offering free training to 1,000 underprivileged avenue kids within the Nationwide Curriculum from pre-primary to seventh grade. Mojar College has additionally been offering non-formal training to a different 1,000 underprivileged avenue kids for practically 10 years. It runs 10 faculties throughout Dhaka. Presently, they’re planning to open a brand new part for technical training.”

    7. Milon Smrity Pathagar

    Applicant: Asadujjaman (Atif Asad)

    Milon Smrity Pathagar has established a complete of 14 libraries in Shorishabari upazila, in Jamalpur. Amongst these libraries, there’s a kids’s library, 4 roadside libraries and three railway station libraries since 2018. They intention to encourage the native youth neighborhood to learn books. Milon Smrity Pathagar has readers of all ages together with main and highschool and school college students. The elevated readership helps create a knowledge-based neighborhood.

    8.Change Bangladesh Basis

    Applicant: Md. Muinul Ahsan Faysal

    Change Bangladesh Basis has been working to make sure fundamental rights akin to training, well being, garments, and shelter of underprivileged kids since 2011. They run a free faculty for underprivileged college students with 13 full-time academics. Up to now, they’ve taught round 2000 kids. They supply wheelchairs to individuals with particular wants and aged residents throughout “Amar Ekhushy Boi Mela”—a month-long e book honest held yearly in Dhaka. Additionally they present vocational and technical coaching to destitute ladies and youth.

    9. BINDU Nari Unnayan Sangathan

    Applicant: Jannatul Mouwa

    BINDU Nari Unnayan Sangathan is a youth-led feminist organisation. Established in 2018, BINDU works within the areas of local weather justice and girls empowerment. They work to guard the rights of pure disaster-affected individuals in coastal areas, particularly ladies. They created 18 ladies leaders on the union stage for the catastrophe administration committee. They efficiently sensitised the native authorities to restore a 300-meter embankment wrecked on account of Cyclone Amphane. Additionally they work to stop violence in opposition to ladies, dowry, sexual harassment, and shield youngster rights in collaboration with native administration and a different youth-led organizations.

    10. Ucchash

    Applicant: Prosenjit Kumar Saha

    Since its institution in 2017, the organisation has been selling volunteerism within the southern belt of Bangladesh. They’ve 3 work bases in Bhola, Barishal, and Dhaka. Presently working 3 sustainable improvement initiatives titled “Shwapno Puron Biddaniketon”, “Challenge Joyi”, “Challenge Shabolombi” specializing in free training for underprivileged kids, ability improvement coaching for the low-income and unemployed individuals, sexual and reproductive well being consciousness amongst adolescents, and Covid-19 response actions. They run a faculty with 70 college students. They intention to empower youth and girls together with guaranteeing their proper to training.

     

  • Pokerstars, Poker Energy Workforce As much as Enhance Feminine Participation on the Tables
    Bootcamps

    Pokerstars, Poker Energy Workforce As much as Enhance Feminine Participation on the Tables

    Posted on: November 7, 2022, 09:33h. 

    Final up to date on: November 7, 2022, 10:36h.

    Over the previous few years, a number of initiatives have tried to draw extra feminine gamers to poker. PokerStars has made some earlier makes an attempt to extend girls’s participation within the recreation, and is now introducing a brand new program with Poker Energy that it hopes can be much more profitable.

    Jennifer Shahade
    Poker participant and PokerStars ambassador Jennifer Shahade celebrates successful the Open-Face Chinese language Poker World Championship Excessive Curler. PokerStars and Poker Energy, each of which she is affiliated with, are teaming up on a brand new program to encourage extra feminine participation in poker. (Picture: PokerNews)

    Barbara Freer was the primary feminine to enter a World Sequence of Poker (WSOP) open occasion in 1979. Not a lot has modified by means of 2016, with girls comprising solely round 5% of all the poker subject till that point.

    Issues have moved sooner lately, with 888Poker reporting a 23% improve in feminine participation since 2016. Nonetheless, the sphere continues to be overwhelmingly tilted towards males. Flutter-owned PokerStars and women-led Poker Energy assume they will change that.

    Poker Bootcamp for Girls

    PokerStars and Poker Energy will supply a brand new “bootcamp” program geared toward attracting extra girls to poker, in accordance with a PokerStars announcement. They need to attain girls who’re new to poker, however who’ve an curiosity in studying extra.

    The bootcamp will run for 4 weeks and is open to all girls worldwide. It is going to deal with gameplay and dive into negotiation, capital allocation, and strategic decision-making. PokerStars says this system is only one of a number of initiatives it’s introducing to draw extra girls to poker.

    These bootcamps are an important first alternative to pique curiosity in girls who’ve by no means performed the sport earlier than and to encourage those who play poker, to proceed to evolve their abilities and achieve confidence on the tables,” mentioned PokerStars Director of partnerships, PR and client engagement Rebecca McAdam Willetts.

    Course content material will embrace apply classes utilizing Poker Powers’ instructing app, Poker Energy Play. It is going to additionally contain tournaments and residential video games at PokerStars.

    To assist put together for the European Poker Tour (EPT) in Prague, individuals will have the ability to obtain one-on-one tutorials from PokerStars’ ambassadors Jennifer Shahade and GJ Reggie. They may even be eligible to win a Platinum Go and a paid journey to the PokerStars Gamers No-Restrict Maintain’em Championships within the Bahamas.

    A Simply Poker Suggestion

    Poker is anybody’s recreation, and quite a few research have discovered that being profitable on the desk may imply being profitable in enterprise. It’s due to this that Jenny Simply recommends all girls – even younger ones – play the sport.

    Simply is the cofounder of Peak6 Investments, which has over $23.4 billion below administration. She’s additionally a former member of the board of the Chicago Board Choices Change. All of her success within the company ecosystem, she lately advised CNBC, additionally has direct hyperlinks to poker.

    She even taught her daughter and her daughter’s associates find out how to play, understanding that it might assist them in life. She is satisfied that studying find out how to play poker is a approach to enhance at capital allocation and strategic pondering.

    That is an concept that Poker Energy shares. It has shaped partnerships with key corporations, together with Morgan Stanley, Kellogg, and others, to show management abilities.

    Poker isn’t nearly studying find out how to be good away from the tables, although. It’s additionally a captivating expertise at them. It may present an unbelievable adrenaline rush, particularly when you possibly can outplay your competitors and ship a participant to the rail.