Social Business Youth Summit 2021 - No Going Back

Social Business

Youth Summit 2021

HYBRID

FEBRUARY 27-28, 2021

IMPACT HUB DHAKA, BANGLADESH

The Social Business Youth Summit (SBYS) is the pioneer youth forum hosted by YY Ventures, in an attempt to gather and immerse youth from all over the globe in the world of social business via learning from and interacting with social business experts.

Despite the disruption in day-to-day activities SBYS 2021 believes it is time for innovation through greater connectivity both virtually and in person. SBYS 2021 aims to present a seamless networking opportunity through an amalgamation of face-to-face and digital meetings, varied investment and networking opportunities, alongside inspiring knowledge sessions and conversations.

What's Expected

300 Delegates

Online

50 Delegates

On-Site

30 Speakers

Joining

"You can use your creative power that you see in our world and that is the power we are trying to address. You have the power, make use of it. Get things done, create a new world. That’s the challenge we all have to take."

Professor Muhammad Yunus

SPEAKERS

Professor Muhammad Yunus

2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winner & Founder, Grameen Bank

H.E. Harry Verweij

Ambassador of the Netherlands to Bangladesh

Lamiya Morshed

Executive Director at Yunus Centre

Professor Bruce M. Usher

Professor of Practice and Faculty Director, Columbia Business School

Akkie Okma

Technical Advisor, YY Ventures; Executive Coach & Counsellor, Okma Advice

Mostafiz Uddin

Managing Director, Denim Expert Ltd

Hans Reitz

Co-founder & CEO, The Grameen Creative Lab

Robert Stoelman

Project Manager, Partnerships for a Tolerant, Inclusive Bangladesh Project, UNDP

Announcing More speakers SOON

CONTENT

Inspiring
Keynote

Creative
Workshops

Changemaker
Introduction

Agenda

Sunday, February 28

Welcome Back

10:30 - 10:35

Creating a peaceful and tolerant Bangladesh by enabling young innovators: The Digital Khichuri Challange Story

10:35 - 10:45

Robert Stoelman @ Project Manager, UNDP Bangladesh

The Power of Positivity

10:45 - 11:00

Akkie Okma @ Techinal Advisor, YY Ventures Executive Coach & Counsellor, Okma Advice

Role of Technology for Post COVID-19 reconstruction

11:00 - 11:45

Moderator:

Tazin Shadid @ CEO, YY Ventures

Panelist:

Jacki O’ Neil @ Microsoft Africa Research Institute (MARI), Director at Microsoft

Ming-Li Chai @ Principal, Experience Vision & Design Strategy Modern Life & Learning Experiences Studio at Microsoft

Break

11:45 - 12:15

Changemakers’ Meet: Fall 2020 cohort

12:15 - 13:00

Top 10 entrepreneurs from YY Goshti Incubation program Fall 2020 cohort make 3 min pitch to the community. Audience on site and online gets to give their valuable feedback and offer opportunities to our founders utilising our digital platform

Break

13:00 - 14:00

Breakout Sessions

14:00 - 15.30

Deep Dive: Future of Waste Management in Urban Areas

Moderator:

Debojit Saha @ Managing Director, Kaizen CRS

Panelists:

Fahim Shuvo @ CEO, Garbageman

Silvia de Vaan @ Founder & Ceo, Smart Sweep

Panel Session: Making healthcare accessible for everyone

Moderator:

Dr. Shazzat Rahat Hossain @ Project Lead, Sneho Urgent Care

Possible Speaker:

Sajid Rahman @ Co-Founder & CEO, Digital Healthcare Solutions

Panel Session: Future of Cities: Post-COVID era

Moderator:

Shadman Sadab @ Director, Good City Foundation

Panelist:

Ding Wang @ Ethnographer/HCI Researcher, Google AI

Panel: Youth Mobilisation To Make COVID Vaccine A Global Common Good

Moderator:

Lukas Posegga @ Creative Community Builder, The Grameen Creative Lab

Panelist:

Ahmad Mobaiyed @ Co-Founder, Syrian Youth Assembly

Akil Logeswaran @ Co-Founder of Re-State, Advisory Council for Hub Engagement at Global Shapers Community

Marvin Jeromin, Founding Member, ViVo 2020 YMeds

Stephen Ogweno, Founder and CEO, Stowelink

Nino Nanitashvili @ Social Entrepreneur and Digital Development Consultant

Swarnima Bhattacharya @ Founder, TheaCare, Curator, FemmeCon

Break

15:30 - 16:00

Investing for A World of Zero Carbon Emissions

16:00 - 16:10

Professor Bruce M Usher @ Professor of Practice and Faculty Director, Columbia Business School

Plenary: Unleashing Your Environmental Consciousness

16:10 - 17:30

Moderator:

Mahenaz Chowdhury @ Founder & Designer, Broque

Panelists:

Kate Carrillo @ Program Manager, Yunus Environment Hub

Sohel Ahmed @ Managing Director, Grameen Shakt

Nazmul Islam @ CEO, Avijatrik

Judith Joan Walker @ Director of Operations, African Clean Energy

Closing
Keynote: No Going Back

17:20 - 18:20

Speakers:

H. E. Harry Verweij @ Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Bangladesh

Hans Reitz @ CEO, The Grameen Creative Lab

Alberto Masetti-Zannini @ Global Development Director, Impact Hub Network

Lamia Hafiz @ Community Lead, Impact Hub Dhaka

Keynote Speaker:

Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus @ Founder, Grameen Bank

End of SBYS 2021/See you next time

18:20 - 18:30

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