Youth School for Social Entrepreneurs (YSSE), a youth-led non- profit organization, has organized “Bangladesh Youth Symposium – EWU” in association with “East West University Environment and Social Club” on 2nd December, 2018 at the East West University premises. The sessions had been arranged particularly for the youth society to have a clear understanding of the basic requirements of entrepreneurship, the strategies to follow while starting own venture, the tactics to market a new product/service in the market and the hurdles an entrepreneur faces in his/her path of success. “Engaging youth in entrepreneurship and make them aware them about the advantages and solutions of obstacles of self- employment”- was the theme of this event.
Pro- Vice Chancellor of East West University, Prof. Dr. FakrulAlamwas the chief guest of the event. Mr. Ashfaq Zaman, CPA, President of LEAD, Advisor/Mentor of Queen Young Leaders was the special guest on this youthful event.Co-Founder & CEO of Fireflame Media, Mr. Alex McKenzieadvised young entrepreneurs to think out of the box for branding in eye catching way.Head of Enterprise Design of Toru Institute of Inclusive Innovation, Mr. Monsurul Azizstated different models and facts which are important for entrepreneurial journey.Chief Inspirational Officer of Don Sumdany Facilitation & Consultancy, Mr. Ghulam Sumdany Dontook session to inspire future entrepreneurs to take risk. Includingrenowned Trainer of BRAC University, Author, Motivational Speaker and Counselor,Mr. Almasur Rahmanput a speech on how to find someone’s passion. An “Elevator Pitch Challenge” was arranged to inspire the audience to participate and engage more with the discussion. This event was supported by LEAD. Rokomari.com was the strategic partner of this program.
With the succession of BYS-2018 at EWU,Daffodil University, BUET and Primeasia University, YSSE decided to step forward with the flag of BYS to spread entrepreneurial spirit among the youth. After accomplishing BYS at EWU successfully, we will try to reach remote area’s educational institutions of Bangladesh too very soon- said Sheikh Mohammad Yousuf Hossain.