ReLeaf, a social business started by Shebonti Khandaker (XII), Sejal Rahman (XII), Ramisha Kabir (Alumnus) and Rayeeda Siddiqui (Alumnus) as well as Raiaan Khan of University of British Columbia, has been selected by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Government of Bangladesh as one of the 5 winners of its Youth Co:Lab program for Bangladeshi startups, in partership with Citi Foundation.
Details on Youth Co:Lab —
Co-created in 2017 by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Citi Foundation, Youth Co:Lab aims to establish a common agenda for countries in the Asia-Pacific region to empower and invest in youth, so that they can accelerate the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through leadership, social innovation and entrepreneurship. It is the largest youth movement for empowerment, equality, social inclusion and social justice in Asia and the Pacific.
Our win was announced by ICT Minister Zunaid Ahmed Palak (53 minutes into the awards ceremony)