LightCastle Conducts Workshop on Export Readiness for Women-Led SMEs

LightCastle Editorial Wing
April 30, 2024
LightCastle Conducts Workshop on Export Readiness for Women-Led SMEs

LightCastle Partners has conducted a comprehensive workshop titled ‘Export Readiness’ geared towards women-led Small and Medium Enterprises (WSMEs). This two-day event, hosted from April 20 to 21 at Nascent Gardenia in Baridhara, marked the inauguration of a series of workshops under the Women in Finance (We-Fi) initiative by the World Bank, in collaboration with Innovision Consulting and North South University. This strategic initiative aims to increase the involvement of WSMEs in corporate value chains, with the ultimate goal of advancing supplier diversity.

Bijon Islam taking session at export readiness workshop
trainer taking session at export readiness workshop

The first day featured insightful sessions led by industry veterans, such as –

  • Md. Abdullah Al Kawsar, Order Management & Procurement Specialist at BanglaCAT
  • Golam Kibria, Assistant Vice President (AVP) at Al-Arafah Islami Bank PLC
  • Kamruzzaman Akanda, Senior AVP & Senior Manager, Trade Services at City Bank
  • Bijon Islam, CEO at LightCastle Partners
  • Omar Farhan Khan, Senior Business Consultant & Project Manager at LightCastle Partners
participants at the export readiness workshop

Overall, the workshop fostered a conducive environment for immersive learning, networking, and collaboration while being marked by enthusiastic participation from the attendees. Participants gained practical tools and invaluable insights to navigate the dynamic landscape of global trade, equipping them for success in the international market.

WRITTEN BY: LightCastle Editorial Wing

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