Alumni Association of BRAC University (BRACU) held its annual Iftaar Mahfil on Saturday, 11 June 2016 at BRACU campus where they launched their official website.
Alumni members took a stroll down the memory lane and shared their recollection of memories with friends, seniors and juniors. Md. Tajdin Hassan, President of AABRACU, shared a glimpse of activities the new committee has implemented over the last one year and also shared his future plan to build a well-connected Alumni Committee.
The association launched its new website which is believed to be one of the best alumni websites of the country. Prof. Rahim B Talukdar, Advisor of BRAC Business School, Mr Ivan Shafaat Bari, Director, OCSAR & Student Affairs, Mr Shiblee Shakik Ahmed, Head of Marketing MMDS, South East Asia New Markets, Microsoft Corporation and and Md. Tajdin Hassan, AABRACU President inaugurated the website. Alumni association of BRACU currently serves around four thousand alumni and this website will be used to manage the web presence and online communications of its alumni members both in the country and abroad. The address of the new site is: www.aabracu.net.
The keynote speaker of the event was Shiblee Shakik Ahmed, Head of Marketing MMDS, South East Asia New Markets, Microsoft Corporation. Shiblee is also an MBA graduate from BRACU. He discussed the importance of networking and illustrated how an alumni association can build a strong network. This website aims to bridge between job seekers and employers of this network as well as disseminate alumni information to keep the alumni members up-to-date. It aims to maintain the association’s contact with all the alumni and to keep the community well informed about their work. Key features of the website include personal testimonies, event calendar, mentorship opportunities and career portal.
This initiative is a part of the agenda of this executive committee formed a year ago, which will bring a dynamic scenario in alumni networking and boost the enthusiasm of the community.