Huawei, Chinese ICT solutions provider, has recently launched its global flagship CSR programme ‘Seeds for the Future’ in Bangladesh, reports UNB.
Under the programme 10 top students have been chosen after selection rounds in five universities, said a press statement on Thursday.
The students are Sarah Cynthia Gomes and Rakib Rahman Shawon from Dhaka University, Asif Newaz and Bakhtiar Hasan from Islamic University of Technology, Nuzhat Nawar and Md Rakibul Hassan from Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, Afsana Afrin and Md Azmain Yakin Srizon from Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology, and Diba Das and Monirul Islam Miskat from Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology.
Senior faculty of respective departments and expert team from Huawei acted as jury board in each of these selection rounds.
These top talents will be taken to China for exclusive career oriented ICT training and cultural expedition on second week of September, 2018 for two weeks.
Starting in 2008, ‘Seeds for the Future’ has been implemented in 96 countries and international organizations worldwide, benefiting over 30,000 students from 280 universities; among them, more than 2,700 university students have taken a study trip to the Huawei headquarter at Shenzhen, China.
Jerry Wang, chief technical officer of Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited said, “Congratulations to the top ten students who have impressed me with their extraordinary talent. We are extremely delighted to bring Seeds for the Future for the emerging ICT talents of this country.”
“The selected students (seeds) will be taken to China to develop their ICT skills, gain practical international work experience, and receive an introduction to Chinese language and culture that will prepare them for an increasingly interconnected global job market. I believe, these students will grow and contribute to the making of Digital Bangladesh.”