SAJIDA Foundation was awarded first prize by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) in recognition of SAJIDA’s efforts to create positive and sustainable impact in society. The award was received by Ms. Zahida Fizza Kabir, Executive Director, SAJIDA Foundation at the EO Social Business Summit and Impact Awards 2018 on March 6, 2018. Mr. Brian Brault, EO Global Chairman, Mr. Khaled Hossain, President of the EO Bangladesh Chapter and President of the Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) and Managing Director of Anwar Group of Industries handed over the award. The award focused on the “most dynamic, entrepreneurial and ambitious social businesses which are diversifying, transforming and taking the sector forward through business growth.”
The Entrepreneurs’ Organization is a global business network of over 12,000 leading entrepreneurs in 170 chapters and 53 countries. The organization focuses on business growth, personal development and community engagement through effective networking and resource sharing. The EO Bangladesh chapter was founded in 2015.