Pop of Color Limited, the first organization in Bangladesh established in 2014 working intensively with the goal of the socio-economic development of women and making them self-reliant has organized a mega event on 25th November at Hotel Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden in Grand Ballroom.
The program was graced by the chief guest M.A Mannan, Minister of Planning of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh. The guest of honor was Major General Susane Giti, and among the special guests, there were Dr. Bikarna Kumar Ghosh, Managing Director of Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park, Sangeeta Khan, the Treasurer of Bangladesh Women's Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Sangita Ahmed, senior vice president of Bangladesh Women's Chamber of Commerce and Industry were present.
The event was sponsored and partnered by reputed organizations of Bangladesh. Poshian Conference 2022’ presented by Senora Confidence, was title sponsored by Square Toiletries Ltd, co-sponsored by BBB & Amishee, and Dream Weaver were their photography partner.
The event was organized in association with Be Stylish by Mou, Dazzling Dresses, Biye Bari, Vella Aesthetics, Blush by Farzana and Pop of Hope Foundation. Niladrika, Hair & Henna, Neyna, and Monno Ceramics were the publication partners along with PoC’s Creative Hive as their Creative partner.
They had more than 50 e-commerce entrepreneurs as their gift partners including Kaaruz, Lumera, Viva, and many more.
Informative discussion sessions were partnered with Paplovix- Incepta Pharmaceuticals and Horlicks Women's Plus. The event partner was Reboot, Invitation Partner Woodpecker, Strategic Partner Munir Hasan, logistics partner e-courier, Skill Development by Oikko SME, supported by Reve Exclusive, and Beverage Partner Coca-cola. The event was covered by Channel I and Hernet.tv, Radio Today, Magazine Canvas, and Bangla News were also their media partners.
The conference comprised of seven awareness sessions. Mental health awareness conducted by Misha Mehjabin, (CEO & Co-Founder of Healthy Bengal), Women’s sexual health & family planning conducted by Dr. Farzana Rasheed (Associate Consultant, OBS-Gynecology and Fertility Center Square Hospital Ltd), A consultation on nutritional health conducted by Dr. Samia Tasnim, (Nutritionist Lab Aid Hospital), Guideline on cybercrime and social security was conducted by Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police Syed Nasirullah Abhi, Makeover & grooming session directed by Farzana Rahman Ipshita (Owner of Blush by Farzana), followed by session of choosing the right career guidance which was directed by Rama Rahman (Senior Journalist and Team Manager BBC World, Dilruba Sumaiya (CEO of Vella Aesthetic), Mahmuda Akhtar Lucky (Additional Superintendent Dhaka Metropolitan Police), Zinnia Huq, (Director- Finance Excellence & BPC Finance Unilever Bangladesh), Marufa Islam Mou (Be Stylish by Mou), and Chaity Farhana Rupa, (Director Oika Foundation), and Empowering the existence of women was directed by Farida Yasmin (Deputy Commissioner, Bangladesh Police), Nusrat Jahan, (Marketing Director Reckitt Benckiser), Maliha Mannan, (Director of Gemcon Group).
Following the wrap-up of the knowledgeable sessions by renowned speakers, Pop of Color Award program began.
Among the fifty nominees from 10 different categories, ten winners were selected based on the decisions of the jury members.
The winning nominees were: Neela Manwar (Managing Director of Athena's Furniture and home décor) for the category Above & Beyond, Dr. Nashid Kamal (Former Professor and Dean of Business School at Primeasia University), Nilufar Karim (Chairperson of Shishu Tori) was awarded for being the Game Changer, Samina Sara (CEO of Elegant Makeover Fashion) for Finest Makeover Artist category, Zakia Zerin (Manager-Consumer, e-Commerce and Digital, Nestlé Bangladesh) for the Iconic Corporate Lady category.
Roya Muntasir (Senior Sub Editor at Prothom Alo) won in the Mission Possible category, Nusrat Jahan (Marketing Director, Reckitt Benckiser) won in the Icon and Inspiration category, Zakia Sultana Laboni (Director, Account Manager MasterCard) in the category of The Trailblazer.
Nova Ahmed (Associate Professor and Researcher at North South University) won the Leading by Example category and Naima Rahman Orka (Owner and Founder of BD Budget Beauty) won the Rising Star category.
A cultural program session was arranged which included a musical fest, and a fashion ramp show, directed by Fashion Choreographer Tanzil Johnny. The makeover was done by Sajjad Hussain Piyas and Ramp Partner was Dazzling Dresses by Mashroofa, Mim Arif (Owner Marination by MJ).
Guests and participants thoroughly enjoyed the program.
BDST: 1427 HRS, NOV 28, 2022