Shirin Sharmin gets WICCI Award

Staff Correspondent

7 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Shirin Sharmin gets WICCI Award

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury has got WICCI Award 2021 for Woman of the Decade in Public Life and Leadership.

The Women Economic Forum (WEF) presented the award to Dr Shirin Sharmin at Asian Women Entrepreneurs Summit 2021. The two-day summit started on Saturday.

Bangladesh-India Business Council of the Women's Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industries (WICCI) organised the event.

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury was informed of the award in a letter signed by WICCI Founder President Dr Harbeen Arora.

Apart from Dr Shirin Sharmin, the WICCI has also named Palestinian Health Minister Dr Mai Al-Kaila for the award.

Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin got virtually

connected to the summit on the first the day as chief guest.

Being a premier national business chamber for women in India, the WICCI is supporting women entrepreneurs, businesswomen and professionals from all walks of life.

Supported by the massive global networks of ALL Ladies League (ALL), WEF and SHEconomy, with 2,50,000 members and supporters of 120 countries, the WICCI is working for bringing fundamental changes in governmental policies, laws, incentives and entrepreneurial ecosystems. Such initiatives are aimed at encouraging and empowering women in business, industry and commerce across all sectors and fields.

Earlier, Malta President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla Miranda, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, among others, received WICCI Award.