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.
News & Events
Ms. Nasreen Fatema Awal, President, Women Entrepreneur Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) is receiving the CIP award for 2014 from Mr. Amir Hossain Amu, MP, Honorable Minister, Ministry of Industries on May 7, 2015. She also recognized as CIP three times before on 2008, 2012 & 2013.
October to December, 2014: Training of "Training to the Trainers (TTT)", total 20 Participants of WEAB has already participated in two trainings respectively in Dhaka, Sylhet. Training will take place in Chittagong on December; here also 10 Participants from WEAB will take Training. This (TTT) has organized by the Inspired Program, Component 3, European Union.
November 5, 2014: Inauguration of Sheuti (a sales and display centre) and Sheuti Training Institution has inaugurated at 67, Kalabagan, Mirpur Road, Dhaka-1205
November 19, 2014: "Apraca -Centrab" - an association came from Manila, Philippines to visit a study tour on Micro SME's condition in Bangladesh with the association of Bangladesh Training Academy and Bangladesh Bank and they had a long day seminar with WEAB and had a very fruitful seminar with different objectives regarding MSME's. In this study team there were Participants from Nepal, Thailand and Sri Lanka.
November (21, 22,)2014: Iamsmeofindia- an association came from India to make cooperation with WEAB, we had details meeting in the different sectors of SME, and they are very keen to work together with WEAB to control and improvement of SME sectors in Bangladesh and role of an effective SME association.
@November 27, 2014: Meeting has been arranged with the "Bankers and Leasing Companies" to share different views regarding barriers, obstacles and challenges are facing by the Women in Entrepreneurship. Md. Abul Quasem, Deputy Governor, Bangladesh Bank, was the Chief Guest at the ceremony.