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Rise Above All: A tale of game changers

  • Published at 12:21 pm November 23rd, 2016
Rise Above All: A tale of game changers
Several famous and eminent speakers from different fields took the stage to share their stories of success and failure. Don Sumdany Facilitation and Consultancy brought together the following speakers: Tahsan Khan, singer, song writer, actor and academic; Rubaba Dowla, Ex Chief Communication Officer and Customer Service Officer, Grameen Phone and Airtel Bangladesh; Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, film director; Zara Jabeen Mahbub, Senior Vice President, Head of Communication & Service Quality at BRAC Bank Limited; Ali Reza Iftekhar, Managing Director & CEO at Eastern Bank Limited; Saidus Khaled Sumon (Bassbaba Sumon), singer, song writer, bass player and producer; G. Sumdany Don, CIO, Don Sumdany Facilitation and Consultancy. Mostofa Sarwar Farooki highlighted the point, “Don’t conclude with your success but try to reach higher… difficulties will arise but you will have to rise above that, and always find the positive-ness”. Rubaba Dowla stressed the importance of failure when she said, “You will not understand your life without failure.” The final speaker, Tahsan Khan, left the audience with some valuable advice: “You don’t have to compete to rise above all, you have to find your own track… we should be collaborators, not competitors.” The aim of this event, which took place in KIB Auditorium, was for the speakers to share their personal struggle stories. This gave the audience an opportunity to gather useful insights. The co-sponsors of this session were Swapno, Symphony and Omicon Group. The payment partner was bKash. The other partners were Gtv, Dhaka Tribune, bdnews24.com, United News of Bangladesh (UNB), Bangla Tribune, ColorsFM 101.6, EMK Center, Vertical Horizon and Bangladesh Organization of learning and Development (BOLD).