The WIL Fest 2021 by Women in Leadership (WIL) platform has concluded with the 5th Women Leadership Summit and the 6th Inspiring Award gala.
With the theme 'Celebrating Women of Bangladesh: Voice. Vision. Vivid' the two-day fest was held virtually at a grand scale to inspire, recognise, and celebrate the women of Bangladesh bringing about disruptive change through their bold and visionary leadership and challenging the status quo.
The 5th Women Leadership Summit commenced with opening remarks from visual artist, entrepreneur & cultural influencer Nazia Andaleeb Preema, president, WIL, reads a press release.
She described WIL as a "movement" and a "right to achieve" and that "WIL has been pursuing its vision for the last 7 years through multi-layered engagement to touch the heart and soul of female professionals of the country".
Khandaker Shamim Rahman, general manager, Social Marketing Company (SMC) also spoke on the occasion.
The 2-day summit consisted of 5 Keynote sessions, 4 Panel Discussions, 1 Insight Session, and 2 exclusive Women Empowerment movies.
Along with Dr Deborah Streeter, faculty, The Bank of America, Institute for Women's Entrepreneurship at Cornell, Professor Emerita, Steven H Weiss Presidential Fellow, manny Keynote speakers also spoke on the occasion.