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.


CHANCE Workshop-Marketing through the Internet
The SAARC Chamber Women Entrepreneur Council(SCWEC) hosted a Workshop entitled “Businesswomen’s Associations-Marketing through the Internet” , on the 2nd -3rd October 2010 at Dhaka, in collaboration with InWEnt, an organization based in Bonn, Germany.The aim of this Workshop was to demystify the Internet and provide information on how the Internet can be used for marketing. The participants were mainly from Bangladesh and a few from the other SAARC countries, all leaders of Businesswomen’s Associations.
Seminar on Global Worming Climate Changes
A Seminar on Global Warming Climate Change was organized by SAARC Chamber Women Entrepreneur Council (SCWEC) in collaboration with Women Entrepreneurs Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) on 18th January 2010 at Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon. Mrs Indira Dutt, Chairperson, SCWEC, will Chair the Seminar.

Member List

Following members of Women Entrepreneurs Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) are selected as Members of SCWEC in Bangladesh Chapter Executive Committee for the term of 2010-2011.

1. Mrs. Nasreen Awal Mintoo, Vice chairperson of SCWEC
2. Mrs. Rehana Rahman, Member of SCWEC
3. Mrs Shahruk Rahman - Member of SCWEC
4. Mrs. Jahan Ara Ansar, Member of SCWEC
5. Mrs. Samina Afreen - Member of SCWEC
6. Mrs Mahmuda Haque Chowdhury - Member of SCWEC
7. Mrs Salma Masud - Member of SCWEC
8. Mrs Nilufer Ahmed - Member of SCWEC

Background Of SCWEC

SAARC Chamber Women Entrepreneur Council (SCWEC) was established in 2001 with the objective to develop and promote Women Entrepreneur in the South Asian region.

WEAB as a member of SCWEC, network closely with the SAARC countries. WEAB President Ms Nasreen Awal Mintoo was appointed as the Chairperson of SCWEC in March 2004 for a period of 2 years (2004-2006).One of the key achievements of SCWEC has been the establishment of the SAARC Chamber Craft Village(SCCV) which was set up in July 2006. SCCV is a unique entrepreneurial project with the aim to market products manufactured exclusively by women in the SAARC region.
From March 2007, Ms V. L. Indira Dutt, India has taken over the charge for a period of two years.
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