| April 4th, 2017

adhunika: young women determined to dream

Adhunika: Young Women Determined to Dream
By Shahana Hanif
My path crossed with Shahnaz Apa’s in 2015 at a conference in Washington DC. We didn’t get in touch until after the summit and have since been crossing paths because that’s just how sisterhood works.


first fundraising event to support Adhunika Women’s Centre (AWC) located in Dhaka

WHAT: First Fundraising Event for Adhunika Women’s Centre by Friends of Adhunika, Bangladesh
WHERE: Cadet College Club
Road: 09, House:14
WHEN: Saturday, March 11, 2017
TIME; : 4:30-7pm
WHO: Organized by Friends of Adhunika


a corridor of opportunity

Carrying a mixture of curiosity and excitement me & my mother ascended 6 floors to visit the Adhunika Women’s Centre in Azimpur, Dhaka. After instructing my first English lesson through their skype program in March (one of the many services provided by the Adhunika Foundation to Bangladeshi women, along with technological studies), I was more than intrigued by their enthusiastic students and helpful staff. Undoubtedly I was ecstatic when offered the opportunity to visit the Centre and meet some of the inspiring young ladies I had taught.


what’s in a Skype conversation?

In a span of seven weeks in November and December 2013, volunteers— friends of Adhunika from Adhunika Foundation (Adhunika USA)—met with students at Adhunika Women’s Center (AWC), Dhaka for the pilot project of Skype session workshops. As per popular request, the purpose of these sessions was to help students practice their English speaking skills during the workshops. Students met with the volunteer facilitators at a specified time and discussed about various topics during the session.

| July 19th, 2013

A day at the Adhunika Women’s Center in Dhaka

In Janurary 2013 long time Friends of Adhunika Muna Shams & Imran Hassan made a trip Adhunika Women’s Center which is supported by Adhunika Foundation & managed by Sajida Foundation, in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This is a blog entry on their visit to the center for the first time. Enjoy During our last trip to Bangladesh, […]


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Adhunika blog is launched with a mission to share knowledge among women from every walk of life. Sometime it would be in the form of sharing experience to find a feasible solution of a problem; sometime it would be in the form of professional consultation, which Adhunika group will arrange for its bloggers. Nevertheless, the intent of this blog always remains the same - to help and empower women through a common web-based platform....read more



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