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Brac Bank wins award for the Financial Alliance for Women

BRAC Bank has again been named as the Access to Finance Champion by the Financial Alliance for Women. This is for the fourth consecutive time that BRAC Bank’s name was announced as winner in this category. The announcement came in the 2020 Alliance Summit held from October 6 to 8, 2020,

Top 5 richest women in the world

Gone are the days when women were kept themselves in the four walls of cocoons. Time has changed with the passage of time. From L'Oreal cosmetics heiresses, to BMW executives and pharmaceutical moguls, inherited wealth and self-made billions rule the roost. Who are the globe's female billionaires and how did they

Digital investing platform for women, Ellevest, expands into banking

Sarah Perez Ellevest, a company whose focus has been on closing the gender investing gap by way of a financial planning service aimed at women, is today expanding into banking. The company this morning announced a new membership plan which encompasses one-on-one financial and career coaching, member-only workshops and guides, personalized investing plans,

Premier Bank opens sub branch for women in Narayanganj

The Premier Bank Limited has inaugurated its women sub-branch at Chowdhury Bari, Narayangonj on February 18, 2020 to provide financial services to all. This initiative has been taken for the first time ever in Bangladesh. Presided over by DMD, Narayanganj Branch Manager and Zonal Head of the Shahid Hasan Mallick, the


What the cyber-bullies or the cyber-criminals bet on is shame: in a pre-dominantly Muslim conservative society, the horror of an intimate photo leaking, or rumors being spread, is enough to buy a teenage girl’s silence. Women, specially of young age are thus overwhelmingly the victims of an alarming rise in cybercrimes