INSPIRED project and in partnership with ILO, WEAB have attended a five-day training programme on " Entrepreneurship Development & Business Management", “Start Your Business”, developed by ILO which is specifically organized for those entrepreneurs who have recently established their businesses or those who would want to establish their own businesses. This five-day training programme scheduled from Saturday, 23rd to Wednesday, 27th July 2016. The training programme will take place at the premises of Bangladesh bank Training Academy (BBTA), in Mirpur.
WEAB Executive and General Body members gathered in a meeting to celebrate after Eid festive.
WEAB arranged a press conference at Sheuti to disclose the demand of Women entrepreneurs in the upcoming budget FY-2016 on May 28, 2016
WEAB arranged on April 10, 2016 a 3-days fair for Boishakhi mela at Sheuti with a vision to promote products of SME women Entrepreneur and from very rural zilla and upazilla lots of entrepreneurs came and did a profitable business.
Women Entrepreneur Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) demands Realistic National Budget (2012-2013)
On June 19, 2012, the women entrepreneur Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) held a meeting to discuss on National Budget (2012-13) in Kawran Bazar (Dhaka). This meeting was presided over by the President of WEAB, Mrs. Nasreen Awal Mintoo who reviewed the National Budget (2012-2013) presented in the national Parliament. She has praised the Honorable Finance Minister for allocation of Tk. 100 crore to women entrepreneur and homeless women but demanded of equitable distribution of funds for the Welfare of Women Communities irrespective of their classes. According to WEAB, most of the Women Entrepreneur at the grass root fails to comply with the traditional rules and regulations of Ministry of Commerce, and facing access problems either to business Chambers or Association.
South Asian Women Development Forum (SAWDF)
Consultative Meeting in Bhutan, Thimpu
July 20-21, 2017

Mr. Lyonpo Lekey Dorji, Minister for Economic Affairs, Bhutan; Ms. Nasreen Fatema Awal, Vice Chair, Bangladesh Chapter, SAWDF; Ms. Pramila Acharya Rijal, President, SAWDF and other SAARC Regions representatives attend in a Consultative Meeting of SAWDF in Thimpu, Bhutan which already held on July 20-21, 2017.

The Consultative Meeting topic was "Effective Policies for Women Entrepreneurship in SAARC Region" relevant to provide an overview of SMEs of each country with a focus on specific women SMEs policies to specifically mention the status of women entrepreneurs, Women SMEs policies important in each country and how effective has it been in the growth of women entrepreneurship in particular the women SMEs and the present way forward for individual country and regional cooperation.



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We are going to organize the training on “News Presenter” which has been scheduled to be held in November 6 to 10. This training course fee is Tk. 1500/-. This training will be conducted by a skilled news caster of a local TV channel. After completion of the training you will be given a certificate and there will be opportunity for casting news in the TV channel. Please see anyone of your friends, relatives are interested then contact Mahmuda on 01715-088208.

Women Entrepreneur Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) along with SME Foundation, have organized a 5 daylong Training Program titled as "Cutting Master Training". The inauguration event of this program held on Sunday, 6th November, 2015 at 10 am in Sheuti Training Centre (67, Kalabagan, Mirpur Road, Dhaka-1205), inaugurated by Ms. Nasreen Fatema Awal, Founder President, WEAB. Ms. Shahruk Rahman, President, WEAB along with its Executive Members of WEAB who were also present to inspire the participants. Ms. Nasreen Fatema Awal, while inaugurating, welcomed all distinguished participants, guests and media persons. She emphasized the Importance of women's involvement in economic growth through Entrepreneurship & she also narrated in her speech how WEAB is working to achieve this goal. She encouraged participants to complete this training successfully so at the end to utilize the knowledge they gained from this training and to start new business by making various boutique products can be a great source of financial improvement. Among 35 participants, 5 ladies are victims of Rana Plaza & Tajreen Garments Tragedy, whom WEAB is sponsoring to receive this training program to build their shattered dreams after getting terribly injured by those tragic incidents and the Trauma through which they have undergone.
Training Information
Training on Cutting (Tailoring) Master from 6-10 December 2016- Dhaka
Training on Nakshikantha from 27-31 December 2015, Jamalpur
Training on Beautification from 20-24 January 2016-Dhaka
Training on Block-Batik from 26-30 January 2016- Joypurhat
Training on Wooden Decoration Pieces Making from 29 February-04 March 2016, Bandarban
Training on Nakshikantha from30 March-03 April 2016, Chapainawabganj
Training on Jute Products Making from 24-28 April 2016
Women Entrepreneur Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) & Workplace Skills Development Academy New Zealand (WSDA) jointly arranged a whole day training program on personal development skills awareness conference “Tomorrow’s CEO”. The theme was- "Skilled Women Entrepreneur, Successful Business Mentor" on June 15, 2015 (Monday).
15th Annual General Meeting - 2015 of Women Entrepreneur Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) was held on February 27, 2015 at 10.30 am in Sheuti Conference Room, 67, Kalabagan, Mirpur Road, Dhaka-1205.
Women Entrepreneur Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) was established in year 2000, by a select group of business women. Their aim was to create a platform to help business women establish themselves in a competitive field, dominated by men.
Women Entrepreneur Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) was established in year 2000, by a select group of business women. Their aim was to create a platform to help business women establish themselves in a competitive field, dominated by men.
In a very short time WEAB was not only firmly established in Dhaka, drawing large number of members, but rapidly branching out all over Bangladesh, including North Bengal.
The main object of WEAB was to develop a support system for women entrepreneur to not only improve the quality of their products, to meet the changing market demands, but also to impart training on technical know how, design development and to create marketing links for their products.  more
I always wanted to provide a platform for the creative, women of Bangladesh, to establish an organization which would represent them and help them with required support for their development and open a large domestic and international market for them.
To fulfill this dream, the Women Entrepreneur Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) was established in 2000, and , in the short time since its inception, the organization has gained international attention and made significant contributions to the careers of many women.
Many of our entrepreneur have developed some exotic products that have a unique blend of the cultural heritage of Bangladesh mixed with the tastes and likings of customers from various parts of the world. As we expand our market, we invite suggestions for additional products, or variations or existing products, to meet the worldwide market demand.
Our goal is to make these products available to everyone, everywhere for the benefit of these otherwise unknown artisans
Women Entrepreneur Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) celebrated its successful 12 years.
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