Bangladeshi Surf Girls Turn the Tide

The ‘Bangladeshi surf girls’, who recently captured international imagination, took up Microsoft training to learn basic ICT skills. Previously plying their trade along the beach, they now have a livelihood option in IT that they much prefer.

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Madrasa Principal is first Bangladeshi Educator at Global Forum

Located in the largest industrial area of Chittagong, Bangladesh, the school Naziria Naymia Mahmudia Madrasa is a beacon of hope for the low-income workers who are unable to afford education for their children. Currently, over 1,000 students are enrolled at the madrasa (the Arabic word for ‘educational institution’) that provides free education for the underprivileged….

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YouthSpark #WeSpeakCode Profile: Hassan Tanvir Mansur

To celebrate coding and programmers, we are highlighting YouthSpark stars in Asia Pacific who have learned to code and have found success in school, competitions and career by understanding this language. We hope their stories will inspire you. What are you waiting for? Learn to speak Code now. #WeSpeakCode. Name: Hassan Tanvir MansurCountry: BangladeshOccupation: Freelancer…

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YouthSpark #WeSpeakCode Profile: Kazi Mamun Ur Rashid

As part of the Asia Pacific Week of Code, 21-27 April 2014, we are highlighting YouthSpark stars in Asia Pacific who have learned to code and have found success in school, competitions and career by understanding this language. We hope their stories will inspire you. What are you waiting for? Learn to speak Code now….

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