* a day with the d.r.e.a.m. team

Adhunika offered me an incredible opportunity to volunteer for the DREAM (Diabetes Research, Education and Action for Minorities) project and with my interest in healthcare I could not resist. On October 17th, 2009 I participated in the first of a series of Diabetes Intervention programs carefully designed by…


* meeting with the participants of project “IT4Women”

Last winter I went to visit girls at the Adhunika Bangladesh Society’s office at Azimpur, Dhaka. I was joined by Sharmin Banu who also flew there from USA.  We had been involved with Adhunika’s activities and programs for several years especially in the Adhunika blog , that was aimed towards raising awareness among girls.  Therefore, […]

| December 7th, 2009

* victory day celebration!

In the heart of New York City, Adhunika organized Bijoy Dibosh celebration to commemorate Bangladesh’s 38th year of independence from Pakistan. Following is an excerpt by Kyoko Mona – who has been a friend of Adhunika since 2007.

| October 25th, 2009

* an evening with heights collective, ganJam, and friends

On Friday, October 23rd, 2009, Adhunika held one of its memorable events of the year – a musical evening with Heights Collective, Ganjam and Friends.


* story of syeda z. noor

Exactly two years ago when I first published the following article in hope to find some answers, didn’t know I would still be searching for same answers.  This time I hope women will come forward and talk openly breast cancer & about the stigma that is attached to being a breast cancer survivor, and hope  […]

| June 3rd, 2009

At the Crossroad of Life

Like many of you, I’m still trying to find my calling, my passion, that thing that will motivate and stimulate my soul. This is called the ‘finding thyself’ process of life that we all, every now and then go through. I have been working in finance for the past 5 years and I realized now that finance is not the passion of my life.

| October 1st, 2007

Show You Care: Fight Breast Cancer

According to the American Breast Cancer Society in US this year one woman in eight either has or will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. In addition, 1,600 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer and 400 will die this year. If detected early, the five-year survival rate exceeds 95%. But do you know how […]

| September 18th, 2007

* am i a good or a bad bangladeshi ?

This blog is a response to Ms. Tahiat-e-Mahbooba’s article “Am I a Bad Bangladeshi” printed on Lifestyle, a supplement of the Daily Star newspaper on August 28th, 2007. What is an ideal attitude towards Bangladesh for all its citizens? I found this to be a dilemma which is part of all Bangladeshis, whether living in […]

| September 10th, 2007

* finding the right job

(From Our Archive) Are you getting ready for entering the job market?  Here we will discuss a few points and tips on how to get ready and get started. Set Goals The first and foremost of all is to have a goal in your mind.  You need to think and find out what exactly you […]


About this blog

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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