ICMAB Women Affairs Committee organized a Networking Lunch and Ideas Exchange Workshop at the Padma Lounge of Dhaka Club on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The program was attended by President, ICMAB, Mr. Jamal Ahmed Choudhury FCMA, Past President Mr. Mohammed Salim FCMA, National Councilors Prof. Dr. Swapan Kumar Bala FCMA and Mr. Md. Abdur Rahman Khan FCMA. A significant number of women members and CMA finalist women students joined the program.
Ms. Akhtar Sanjida Kasem FCMA, Chairperson, ICMAB Women Affairs Committee welcomed the participants and briefly introduce the purpose of the program. After the networking lunch, a half-day workshop was held to explore enablers for attracting women students to the profession, empower them in the examination and studies, and provide guidance for employment and further career advancement. The session was moderated by Ms. Zinnia Huq FCMA, Finance Director of GSK Bangladesh Ltd.
Four individual groups worked on four themes and presented their respective recommendations, which will be further fine-tuned and be presented to the National Council for their kind consideration.
This was an interactive session in which the National Council Leadership, the members of the Committee and all participants freely exchanged views and ideas. All suggestions and recommendations were noted for future follow-up.