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Maliha Quadir awarded 'Best ICT Women Entrepreneur'

  • Published at 10:17 pm January 11th, 2020
Mahila Quadir
Photo shows Maliha M Quadir recieving 'Best Women Entrepreneur Award' by the ICT Ministry from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the 3rd Digital Bangladesh Day 2019 Courtesy

Recognized as a young global leader by the World Economic Forum, Maliha is a passionate and responsible entrepreneur with a track record of promoting growth through technology and access to finance

Maliha M Quadir, founder and managing director of Shohoz, received the Best Women Entrepreneur Award by the ICT Ministry from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the 3rd Digital Bangladesh Day 2019 ceremony recently.

Recognized as a young global leader by the World Economic Forum, Maliha is a passionate and responsible entrepreneur with a track record of promoting growth through technology and access to finance, said a press release.

Previously, she was awarded with Business Innovation Award at the American Alumni Association (AAA) Awards 2019, the prestigious DYDF Youth Icon Award (Entrepreneurship Category) 2019, and The Daily Star ICT Award and many more.

Maliha M Quadir has extensive and diverse work experiences in the global arena. She led the emerging markets digital strategy of multinational companies such as Vistaprint and Nokia from their offices in Singapore.

Prior to moving into technology, Maliha honed her career in finance, having worked for Standard Chartered (Debt Capital Markets) in Singapore, and Morgan Stanley (Investment Banking) in New York and San Francisco.

Maliha moved back to Bangladesh during 2014, and started Shohoz with a simple vision of solving the logistical challenge her country was facing.

Under Maliha’s leadership, Shohoz has now become the largest online service platform in the country, providing online ticketing, ride-sharing, food delivery and truck booking services to millions of Bangladeshi consumers.

Shohoz has simplified the everyday life of Bangladeshis with the help of numerous services available in their platform, creating thousands of jobs and contributing to the country's economic development.