Ujjwala is an organization that aims to address the gender gap in the economic landscape of Bangladesh. The organization advances the agenda of women empowerment by delivering a holistic set of transformative experiences (skill-based training, business development support, stress management, networking etc) to women entrepreneurs and professionals in growth-oriented sectors which in turn creates sustainable enterprises and greater job opportunities. They also directly support Bangladesh’s efforts towards ‘Sustainable Development Goals’ by promoting gender equality and women empowerment.
Ujjwala has completed its successful journey of one year with more than 50 batches of different courses. They have successfully created a circle of women entrepreneurs who are practicing to be an expert in beauty and grooming sector. ‘Ujjwala’ wants to celebrate this success where they will reward the struggling women entrepreneurs for their brilliant efforts. The celebration will be designed as a tribute to those women.The first phase of the celebration has started with a “Beauty Expert Contest” among the students of Ujjwala from the whole Bangladesh. The contest will be conducted in three categories – (i) Party Makeup and Hairstyling (September 16), (ii) Bridal Makeup and Hairstyling (September 17), and (iii) Hair, Color and Styling (September 18). Later on, the gala round (second phase) of the contest will hopefully be held on October 27, 2018.