Enlightened Women - ALO You Enlighten Me - poster and event [Images: Dr. Lubna Alam]
Enlightened Women - ALO You Enlighten Me - poster and event [Images: Dr. Lubna Alam]
08 Apr 2019 MP3

This week’s program presented recordings from the inaugural International Women’s Day program held in Canberra on 10 March 2019 to celebrate womanhood in its entirety. The event named - 'Enlightened Women - ALO You Enlighten Me' - aimed to enlighten and highlight the importance of women empowerment acknowledging their contributions and colourful lives. In this week's program the part one of the recordings presented the keynote speeches by Ms. Elizabeth Lee MLA and Dr. Yvonne Luxford CEO of PANDSI. The ALO event was hosted by Bangladesh Australia Association Canberra (BAAC) and organised by a team of Canberra women: Dr. Lubna Alam, Ms. Zaheen Rahman, Dr. Shamaruh Mirza, Ms. Bushra Khanum, Ms. Aliva Evana, Ms. Nasreen Haque and Ms. Siulin Alam. The song from the event played in the program was sung by Refat Bita and Onaiza Salwa. This week’s program was produced and presented by Zaheen Rahman.