Ms. Farzana Brownia is a social worker and legendary media personality of Bangladesh. She is a talented TV presenter/anchor, producer and director has brought new dimension to the TV programs in Bangladesh with highest TRP. She completed Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSS) in 1999 and Master of Social Sciences (MSS) in 2001 in Sociology from the University of Dhaka. Later in 2004, he completed Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia. She has wider experiences to work with Government of Bangladesh, NGOs, UN organizations, private sectors and media. Ms. Brownia has travelled to most important places of the world and having invaluable experiences in social work which achieved lot of praise and prizes in country and abroad.
Ms. Brownia is the founder of the unique idea of Shornokishoree to achieve healthy adolescent life through preventing child marriage towards safe motherhood in Bangladesh. She developed an innovative dimension for utilization of TV media in connection with school based program, policy advocacy and connected millions of adolescents through behavioral change activities. She is dynamic professional to facilitate network with multiple & complex relationship using ICT, media, capacity building and contribution in policy and programs in Bangladesh.
Mr. Syed Nurul Islam is a legendary business personality, Chairman & CEO of Well Group. He is considered one of the successful business men in Bangladesh. Mr. Islam is best known for the Well Group and wellfood. WellGroup is manufacturer and marketers of industrial sewing and embroidery thread, dyed yarn & readymade garments. His efforts is not only dedicated to textile sector, but also extended his presence in Food sector and Real Estate. Today Well Group has employees around eighteen thousands and offers vast range of products. Mr Islam completed Bachelor in Management and Master in Marketing & Management, from Chittagong University, Bangladesh. He is involved with many prestigious organizations such as Bangladesh Garments Manufacturing and Exporters Association (BGMEA), Director at Bangladesh Malaysia Chamber of Commerce & Industry, and Chittagong Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industry. Besides, he is member of Army Golf Club, and General Secretary at Chattagram Samity, Dhaka.
Dr. Ahmed is a senior public health and management professional with a strong professional experiences in technical assistance, strategic planning, program design, implementation, partnership & capacity building, resource mobilization and policy advocacy with Government, NGOs, private sectors. He is working over 20 years in national and international settings with international NGOs, UN Agencies, Government & private sector both in Bangladesh and international assignments with varieties of cross-cultural settings in South and Central Asia. He has solid leadership experiences in health sector including maternal, child health & new-born health (MNCH), Sexual & Reproductive health, Family Planning, HIV/AIDS, Nutrition program & utilization of ICT for health. He has proven experiences in program development, policy advocacy, performance based framework, fund raising & working with Government health system.
Dr. Ahmad is a dedicated, results-driven health & development professional, has led numerous projects/programs at national and international levels. Dr. Ahmad’s extensive experiences include the guiding and oversight of various health sector programs with multi-lateral and bilateral donors including USAID, Global Fund, DFID, The Gates Foundation, UN agencies/WHO, World Bank, private donors. In those capacities, Dr. Ahmed has successfully managed large and complex multi-year health sector programs for sustainable outcomes through public-private partnership. Dr. Ahmad’s specific country project management and technical Assistance (TA) include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Uzbekistan and some African nations as well.
He possesses excellent interpersonal communication and negotiation skills and has the ability to develop and maintain mutually beneficial internal and external relationships. He has proven ability to navigate large and complex diplomatic challenges to the satisfaction of donors, government and organizations.
Mr. Shahidul Alam Sachchu is a Bangladeshi film and television actor, director, organizer. He won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actor for his role in the film Britter Baire. Mr. Shahidul Alam Sachchu is popularly known for Gangajatra (2009), Lal Tip (2012) and Shasti (2004). Mr. Sachchu started his acting career in theatrical productions and later he was enlisted as an actor of BTV and acted in dramas produced by BTV. Mr. Sachchu completed Graduation & Master from the University of Dhaka. He is busy as the president of TV actors’ organization and has contributed a lot in this sector to develop in today’s level. Mr. Sachchu works as one of the founder of Fazlul Haq FILM Institute, also works as DGM of channel I Television and involved with some others charitable organizations.
Mr. Faridur Reza Sagar is an eminent personality, media giant, writer and film producer. He is the Managing Director (MD) of Impress Telefilm Ltd and Channel-i, the largest digital TV media house of Bangladesh. Mr. Sagor has invaluable contributions to create a media friendly society in Bangladesh and was awarded the most prestigious the Ekusahy Padak in 2015 for his substantial contribution to the field of mass media in Bangladesh.
In 2005, for his very special contribution for children’s literature, he was awarded the Bangla Academy Award. Mr. Sagar received international acclaim for producing films Forever Flows, On the Wings of Dreams, and many others. Apart from these, he received the Agrani Bank Children’s Literature Award, Chander Haat Children’s Literature Award, and Euro Children’s Literature Award. Among the film awards, he was awarded the Bangladesh Film Journalists Association (BACHSAS) Award, Cultural Reporters Award, National Film Award, and many national and international awards.
Mr. Sanaul Arefeen is a Managing Director (MD) of one of the reported Advertising, Communication & film making organization called “Mattra” -a Pioneering private company in Bangladesh He is also an expert, event manager, program director and creative designer. He leads the development and implementation of Matra’s program management and ensures creative production initiatives as well as corporate strategy and business plan and development. He is a prominent name is media world of Bangladesh. He is the architect of many successful social communication campaigns with his partner Afzal Hussain (a prominent designer, writer and communication expert in South Asia) in Bangladesh such as campaign on HIV/AIDS for young and mass people- “Bachte Hole Jante Hobe” which has been awarded internationally. Also proven work with family planning, preventing child marriage, care during pregnancy and several national and local initiatives. He has completed Master in Arts from the University of Dhaka. He received lots of appreciation for his valuable contributions in the communication world in Bangladesh