Farhana Chowdhury, area manager of British American Tobacco Bangladesh, was named the Inspiring Woman Leader at a ceremony at Le Méridien hotel in Dhaka on International Women’s Day, according to a story in the Dhaka Daily Star.
This year marked the third year in which Women In Leadership, an initiative of the Bangladesh Brand Forum, had staged the Inspiring Women Awards.
Fourteen women professionals from different walks of life were awarded for succeeding in leadership positions and establishing themselves as role models.
In addition, two organizations and one special initiative were recognized at the awards.
A total of 27 awards were made in 12 categories.
Earlier in the day, Women In Leadership celebrated International Women’s Day with the Women Leadership Summit 2017. The summit included five keynote sessions, two panel discussions and a brainstorming session.