Four Bangladeshi young entrepreneurs have received “Professional Fellows Exchange Program 2016 (April Round)” fellowship under the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of US State Department.
The US Embassy in Dhaka and the Centre for Entrepreneurship Development at BRAC University announced the names at a pre departure orientation programme held at the GDLN Centre, BRAC University in the city yesterday, said a press release.
The four participants are: Freelance journalist and founder & PR Strategist of Newsfeed PR Syed R Shams, Senior Manager, Business Development & Strategy of Dreamcast Marketing & Communications Mohiuddin Chowdhury Shaon, Director of Mondal Agro Industries Limited Md Rasheduzzaman, and Founder and President of Gen Lab Ratul Dev.
The fellows, who will visit the US from April 30 to June 3, were selected following a strict three-fold scrutiny of more than 130 applications from Bangladesh.
The programme will provide professional experience and training that will nurture participants’ talent and prepare them for more responsible leadership positions in their businesses, communities and society in general as they return to their countries.