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Expertise of female entrepreneurs underscored

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Campus Desk :
Academicians and development experts here have stressed on enhancing knowledge, expertise and skill of female entrepreneurs to explore their enormous talents and capabilities.
"Skill-development training always enhances expertise of entrepreneurs increasing their self-confidence to achieve success in changing fortune," said Vice-chancellor of Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur (BRUR) Professor Dr Nazmul Ahsan Kalimullah.
Professor Kalimullah said this on Monday at the function held at BRAC Learning Centre here after completion of month-long 'Women Entrepreneurship Training' programmes in different phases as the chief guest, reports BSS.
Some 200 selected female students of DWRTI and BRUR participated in the two-day group-wise training programmes in phases from October 16 to November 20 last to promote their empowerment for building a peaceful and prosperous Bangladesh.
The Centre for Peace and Justice (CPJ) of BRAC University with Dr Wazed Research and Training Institute (DWRTI) under assistance of the UN WOMEN organised the trainings in different groups for 200 selected female students of the university. Moderated by Research Coordinator of the CPJ of BRAC University Muhammad Badiuzzaman, it's Executive Director Manzoor Hasan OBE, Administrator of the Public Relations, Information and Publication Division of BRUR Professor Dr Sarifa Salowa Dina and Member of the Board of Governance of DWTRI Dr Saber Ahmed Chowdhury spoke as special guests.
Registrar of BRUR Abu Hena Mustafa Kamal, Entrepreneurship Specialist of the CPJ of BRAC University Pervin S Huda, its Programme Coordinator Nilufa Sultana, Assistant Trainer Mohsena Ashraf and Research Associate Zia Uddin were present.
The speakers said the training programmes would effectively enhance skills of participant female students in exploring their talents and capabilities for preparing proper business planning to become successful entrepreneurs.
The chief guest urged the female participants to properly utilise the knowledge, skills and expertise they acquired from the training programmes in running their future enterprises successfully to attain self-reliance and empowerment.

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