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Connecting the Dots 
Young Bangla Yearly Roundup 2018

A Year of consolidation to go forward
2018 was a year of consolidation of existing network for Young Bangla, a cross section of the nation. As many as 120 youth-led organizations from virtually every corner of the country were added to the network.
January 2018
Young Bangla launched the 3rd phase of the Vision 2021 Internship program in January 2018, for all members and volunteers. This internship aimed to provide the opportunities in the tourism and hospitality management industry. 30 interns attained theoretical and hands-on training on food and beverages production, cooking, along with service and housekeeping. UPDATE Institute of Unique Group under Supporting Education and Skills Development Investment Programs (SESIP), a Swiss-funded non-governmental organization Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP) and the Government of Bangladesh’s National Skill Development Policy. Read more...
February 2018
54,200 families of Young Bangla members will be benefited from the E-Village initiative. E-village is a Chinese government supported and initiated by Bangabandhu Agricultural University (BAU) and Centre for Research and Information (CRI). This agricultural initiative aims to digitalize and therefore revolutionize the way agriculture is being practiced in Bangladesh. It has successfully completed the pilot phase and planned to engage 10,000 technicians throughout the country.  Read more...
March 2018
The fourth edition of the mega musical event Joy Bangla Concert 2018 2018 was organized to rekindle the spirit of the historic 7th-March speech of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in the minds of the youth of today. Since 2015, Young Bangla, the biggest youth platform in the country, has organizing the Joy Bangla Concert to mark the anniversary of the historic speech that Bangabandhu delivered at the Racecourse ground in Dhaka in 1971. Read more
April 2018
Second phase of Young Bangla’s Vision 2021 internship scheme with Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources (MoPEMR) formally launched at an orientation program in the capital. A total of 165 fresh university graduates participated in the first of a three phases of internship program at various utilities under the ministry, located in different parts of the country from April to July. Read more
May 2018
Young Bangla organized 2 career Kormoshopan Pataton (KSP) camps in Chattogram and Rangpur. Addressing the present job market of Bangladesh, KSP career camp aims to facilitate training in all parts of the country as a guide to career readiness and employability skills to impart need-based guidance for the entry-level job seekers. National Children and Youth Programming Contest- 2018 kicks off for the next generation.
June 2018
National Children & Youth Programming Contest 2018 was scaled into district level. A total of 5400 Participants from 64 districts sat for district-level contest, 2700 participants in scratch programming and 2700 in python. The Microsoft – Young Bangla Internship was designed in a way that a student may find a real life problem that he/she thinks most people face in our country including themselves.
July 2018
Young Bangla Network Meeting was held with Young Bangla member organizations from all 8 divisions of Bangladesh (Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Sylhet, Chattagram, Khulna, Mymenshing and Barisal). Participants came up with practical suggestions for Young Bangla to act on and help them further their successful operations at the root level. The final pitching session of the 2018 Microsoft Young Bangla Internship was held in Microsoft Bangladesh’s Corporate Office. Top 35 was teams were allowed to showcase and pitch their startup plans to the experts of Microsoft Young Bangla team.
August 2018
Call for Joy Bangla Youth Award 2018 circulated in August 2018. The Joy Bangla Youth Award aims to recognize outstanding contribution by youth-led organizations from across the country in the fields of community development, cultural activities and sports development. So far, Young Bangla, has organized two editions of the award – 2015 and 2017. The CRI-Young Bangla Secretariat set 10 categories for the Joy Bangla Youth Award 2018.
September 2018
Scope for Microsoft-Young Bangla Internship 2018 announced application calls for September batch. Young Bangla collaborated with Microsoft’s Tech-hub which created an opportunity to work with Augmedix Bangladesh. The business process outsourcing (BPO) company based in Silicon Valley has partnered with Microsoft-Young Bangla for job recruitment. Augmedix specializes in the service of distantly recording patient visits to doctors in the United States of America by BPO professionals called ‘Scribes’ based in Bangladesh.
October 2018
A month full of networking and opportunities started with the flagship event of Young Bangla, Young Bangla Joy Bangla Youth Award 2018. Microsoft Young Bangla Summit 2018 held by declaring the partnership of Microsoft Young Bangla Internship Program. This Partnership has introduced an Internship program to promote tech-entrepreneurship throughout the country. In this month Young Bangla got connected with Google’s Kormo and the largest service marketplace in Bangladesh
November 2018
More than 300 Young Bangla members got invitation to attend the premiere of docu-drama ‘Hasina: A Daughter’s Tale’, based on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. 50 youth got the opportunity to attend the ‘Let’s Talk’ with the Honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh – Sheikh Hasina at Gono Bhaban, Dhaka. The participants discussed at length the government’s policies and measures to take the country forward, including employment opportunities, quality of education, women empowerment, entrepreneurship and research, fighting the menaces of corruption and violent extremism and ensuring transparency in governance.
December 2018
Young Bangla secretariat Centre for Research and Information (CRI) and #IamBangladesh jointly organized a special discussion program with the youth on the manifesto of Bangladesh Awami League. Experts and youth shared their views on Awami League manifesto for the 11th parliamentary elections at Krishibid Institute, Dhaka. Apart from the Young Bangla members, there were more than 500 youth present at the venue drawn from across the country and professions, including students, professionals, service holders, social workers and entrepreneurs.
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