Staff Correspondent: Grand Inauguration of the “Textile Tech Association was held on 15 January at AHS Auditorium in the capital. More than 200 textile professionals, experts, and students participated in the inauguration ceremony. TTA focusing on Women Empowerment the future of a progressives world.
Hon’ble chief guest BGMEA President Faruque Hassan, addressing the women contribution of RMG sector and opportunity. He hoped that initiative would be a millstone for the future economic development of Bangladesh, especially the T & A sector with women empowerment .
The Textile Tech Association will work on this specific issue just to build that strong connection between the head hunters and the job seekers as well as ensuring the equity of both male and female employees for having the best output.Textile Tech Association which will be the voice of mid-level working women in RMG sector said, Sabrinna Sharmeen, Founder, Textile Tech Association, former student Govt. College of Applied Human science and Team Leader, Varner AS Fa Bangladesh Liaison office. All the associations stakeholders, academia, experts, students will work TTA for empowering women, added Sabrina Bibi Russell, Fashion for Development, Bibi Productions; Dr. Mihir Lal Saha Professor, Department of Botany Acting Dean, Faculty of Biological Science University of Dhaka spoke at the inauguration ceremony. This event was hosted by Farhana Rupa, Textile Tech Association.
In the event panel discussion on opportunities for females in RMG and how the industry is preparing themselves to welcome more females in this sector moderated by Kyaw Sein Thay Dolly, Managing Director, Cloths ‘R’ US Ltd. Vidiya Amrit Khan ,Director Desh Garments and Director BGMEA; Md. Salahuddin, Chairman, ASK Apparel Textile Sourcing Ltd., Head of Operation, Bunon, Director Reaz Garments Ltd. Professor Ismat Rumina; Aleya Aktar HR. Professional & Motivational Speaker Lead Coach; Najia Jafrin Deputy General Manager HR Strategy Transformation & Learning Apex Holdings Ltd[ Israt Jahan Director, Bangladesh Garments Executive Association (BGEA); Marrie Grandclerc Denim Category Leader, Groupe Beumanoir were present as panel members.
Another panel discussion on whats is the future of garments and textiles of Bangladesh after an unbelievable growth during Covid moderated by Salauddin Chowdhury Director, DBC News Channel Chairman, Stylish Garments and Maksuda Chowdhury Misha, MD of Stylish Garments Ltd, Salah Raymond. Inamul Haque Khan Bablu, Managing Director Ananta Company’s and Director, BGMEA; Ahsan Mahmood, Country Manager, Gina Tricot ; Siegfried Rey, Country manager, Varner AS Md, Jahangir Hossain Molla, MD, Union Group; Marine Daniel, Denim Category Leader, Groupe Beaumanoir; were present as panel members. The speakers talked about the clothing sector’s recent challenges, export, clothing price ,product innovation and need to collaborate academia and industry and more participation of women in mid management in this industry.
This event presents the connection between the management of a headhunter and a job seeker.; Highlighting the success stories especially of women working in RMG sectors. Analyzing the barriers that a female employee faces in their workplace.
This program was sponsored by Union Group; Fashion and Sourcing; Cloth R US Ltd, Bridal Heritage; This event supported by Dept. of Clothing and Textiles of AHS. Textile Focus was the media partner in this event. The event was ended by Light Fashion show presented by students of Government College of Applied Human Science.