Business For Social Impact

Social Impact Lab is a program designed to promote the creation of sustainable solutions
and applications which address social and environmental issues. We look for a mix of
social entrepreneurs, software developers, technology experts, humanitarians, product
developers and designers, and finance or project management ninjas at our Labs.

Learning Journey

We invite explorers, experts and entrepreneurs of the social impact space to join us for two inspirational days of social innovation skill building and learning journey.

Skill Development

Our SI Lab module is designed to provide world-class educational experience for the skills, expertise
and knowledge development of young minds.

Social Impact

We tend to expose the attendees to all there is to know about social impact work in an informal way of exchanging of information and ideas through innovators.

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Registration Fee: 2000 BDT

What We Are Offering

We tend to expose the attendees to all there is to know about social impact work in a
informal way of exchanging of information’s and ideas facilitated by Social Business
entrepreneurs, corporate leaders and development experts, people who have been
there, done that and can guide the next generation of social innovators

  • 1

    Lectures

    Social Impact Lab invites industry leaders and entrepreneurs to hold lectures in designated areas/topics.

  • 2

    Creative Workshops

    We will be offering creative workshops to help the attendees generate solutions to pressing social and environment needs of our times.

  • 3

    Barcamp

    All attendees are invited to share and learn in an open environment. Anyone with something to present, is encouraged to come prepared.

  • 5

    Pitching

    At the end of the Lab attendees are invited to make a presentation in a structured way in front of the room for feedback and comments.

  • 5

    Refreshments

    Throughout the day, in between sessions, the attendees will have food and other refreshments to boost their concentration.

"YY Goshti was there for us since the very beginning, and today we hold a firm position amongst startups"

Nazmul Islam

Co-founder & CEO, Avijatrik Tourism

Facilitators

Our sessions will be facilitated by Social Business
entrepreneurs, corporate leaders and development experts, people who have been
there, done that and can guide the next generation of social innovators.

Akkie Okma
Founder - Okma Advice

Akkie Okma is a career counselor with years of experience and a sound record of successful counseling. Her experience as a senior HR advisor in a large professional organization, together with her social skills enables her to assist clients to set their goals and change their career in their chosen direction. It is her challenge to search for startup founders strengths in order to maximize their talents and to broaden their horizon.

Akkie Okma
Founder - Okma Advice
Shazeeb M Khairul Islam
Founder & CEO- YY Goshti

Shazeeb M Khairul Islam is the CEO of YY Goshti, a social business incubator based in Dhaka that helps young people launch their own social businesses with training, mentorship, office space and access to resources. He is also the President of Social Business Youth Alliance (SBYA), an organisation that harnesses the power of young people, technology and entrepreneurship to bring social change. SBYA currently connects more than 13,000 youth to social business in Bangladesh & abroad.

Shazeeb M Khairul Islam
Founder & CEO- YY Goshti
Armin Khan
Co Founder - Romoni.xyz

Armin Khan is a social-tech entrepreneur and climate change activist who’s passionate about leveraging the power of technology and innovation to solve problems in a sustainable manner. In 2016, she founded “BookmyLook”, an online marketplace that enables any women with creative skill to start their service businesses right away without any additional investment, the first of its kind in Bangladesh. After almost two years of piloting and running the venture, she later rebranded it to “Romoni.xyz”. She is also a fellow of Jolkona Catalyst and YGAP.

Armin Khan
Co Founder - Romoni.xyz

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Registration Fee: 2000 BDT