Bangladesh Digital Social Innovation Award 2021 announced

Staff Correspondent

25th May, 2021 09:31:57 PM printer

Bangladesh Digital Social Innovation Award 2021 announced

The list of final winners of the BDSI Awards 2021, a global competition for digital social innovation, has been published on the organization's official website.

The application process started in early May and the final list has been published through a three-stage selection process.

The organization has been organizing this continuously since 2016. This year's event was worldwide. In the first place, 1008 participants applied and after giving nomination letters to 152 people, the final selection process was done through Virtual Q&A sessions in seven categories, group and individual sections, seven social organizations and eight individuals were the final award winners.

BDSI Awards winners are: 

1. Liter of Light Bangladesh. (Organization / Group Section) Award in the Best Innovative Idea category.

2. Youthpreneur Network. (Organization / Group Section) Award in the Volunteer Leadership category.

3. Engineers Hub BD (Organization / Group Section) Award in Integrated Community Development category.

4. Keep Smile Foundation. (Organization / Group Section) Award in Social Inclusion category.

5. Bahnishikha (Organization / Group Section) Award in the Integrated Community Development category.

6. Study Booth-Learn Together (Organization / Group Section) Award in Online Volunteer Campaign category.

7. International Youth Change Maker. (Organization / Group Section) Award in Integrated Community Development category.

8. Palak Sharma, Co-Founder of Green Governance Initiative Center (India). (Individual Section) Award in the Volunteer Leadership category.

9. Alok Chandra Das, Founder Anushilan Samaj Kalyan Sangstha. (Individual Section) Award in the Integrated Community Development category.

10. Anika Shubha Ahmed Upoma, President Evolution 360. (Individual Section) Award in the Volunteer Leadership category.

11. S.Abida Bhirawasiwi, Lead Founder Young CEA (Indonesia). (Individual Section) Award in the Volunteer Leadership category.

12. MD Mohsin, Captain Bangladesh Wheelchair Cricket Team. (Individual Section) Award in the Volunteer Leadership category.

13. Muntasir Mamun Moon, Brand Manager Akij Food. (Individual Section) Social Inclusion category.

14. Sajia Afrin Sultana, Student. (Individual Section) Award in community development category.

15. Syeda Nazneen Ahmed Silvi, Student. (Individual Section) Award in the Volunteer Leadership category.

In this regard, BDSIF President Md. Ali Akbar Asha said that Bangladesh Digital Social Innovation Forum serves as a platform for sharing the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. We inspire young people to work for social change and achieve sustainable development goals by honoring them with technological and social innovation. 

The final winners of this year's event still have the opportunity to migrate to the developed world at a 50 percent cost through scholarships, fellowships and sponsorships. The winners will be able to participate in the next step by applying for an assessment form.

Asked about the award distribution process, Sharif Mahmud, secretary of the organization, said, "We will officially host the Canada and Bangladesh Awards Ceremony on July 11 at the same time." The event will be organized in Bangladesh by the Vice President of the organization Md. Ibrahim Hossain and in Canada by our President Md. Ali Akbar Asha. We will publish more details on our official website and all social media.


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