INSPIRED project and in partnership with ILO, WEAB have attended a five-day training programme on " Entrepreneurship Development & Business Management", “Start Your Business”, developed by ILO which is specifically organized for those entrepreneurs who have recently established their businesses or those who would want to establish their own businesses. This five-day training programme scheduled from Saturday, 23rd to Wednesday, 27th July 2016. The training programme will take place at the premises of Bangladesh bank Training Academy (BBTA), in Mirpur.
WEAB Executive and General Body members gathered in a meeting to celebrate after Eid festive.
WEAB arranged a press conference at Sheuti to disclose the demand of Women entrepreneurs in the upcoming budget FY-2016 on May 28, 2016
WEAB arranged on April 10, 2016 a 3-days fair for Boishakhi mela at Sheuti with a vision to promote products of SME women Entrepreneur and from very rural zilla and upazilla lots of entrepreneurs came and did a profitable business.
Women Entrepreneur Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) demands Realistic National Budget (2012-2013)
On June 19, 2012, the women entrepreneur Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) held a meeting to discuss on National Budget (2012-13) in Kawran Bazar (Dhaka). This meeting was presided over by the President of WEAB, Mrs. Nasreen Awal Mintoo who reviewed the National Budget (2012-2013) presented in the national Parliament. She has praised the Honorable Finance Minister for allocation of Tk. 100 crore to women entrepreneur and homeless women but demanded of equitable distribution of funds for the Welfare of Women Communities irrespective of their classes. According to WEAB, most of the Women Entrepreneur at the grass root fails to comply with the traditional rules and regulations of Ministry of Commerce, and facing access problems either to business Chambers or Association.

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Women Entrepreneur Association of Bangladesh (WEAB) was established in year 2000, by a select group of businesswomen. Their aim was to create a platform to help business women establish themselves in a competitive field, dominated by men.
 
The main object of WEAB was to develop a support system for women entrepreneur to not only improve the quality of their products, to meet the changing market demands, but also to impart training on technical know how, design development and to create marketing links for their products.
 
In a very short time WEAB was not only firmly established in Dhaka, drawing large number of members, but rapidly branching out all over Bangladesh, including North Bengal.
 
Training programmes are regularly organized for WEAB members in various fields ranging from food processing, textile designing and quality development, production of new and innovative handicrafts to export-import, indenting, even running of petrol pumps. Traditionally women of Bangladesh were mostly engaged in agro based business like cottage craft, handicraft, stitching and embroidery, cane and bamboo weaving poultry and dairy farming. Now however, more, and more women are entering production lines, like production and manufacturing of garments, of artificial jewelry, supplying dry and fresh flowers to hotels and restaurants, food catering on large scale, establishing educational institutions and setting up trendy fashion houses. WEAB has created a platform for women entrepreneur to meet and network for their mutual benefit.
 
WEAB organizes seminars, workshops and symposiums where business women, small, medium and large, meet and benefit through exchange and sharing of ideas and experiences. WEAB facilitates participation of entrepreneur to national and international trade fairs and exhibitions where members acquire newer and better ideas and gain immensely from the exposure. Since inception WEAB members have gained market access in the U.S.SA., U.K, Canada, India, Nepal, Malaysia, Arab and other countries.
 
The shy and hesitant women who joined WEAB five years ago are truly transformed now. They walk with sure steps, they travel the world with heads held high. They have established their status in their homes, the society, and they make valuable contribution to the country.
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