United States Agency for Global Media

Writing Workshop for Women in Health NGO Sector

June 2014

This important training workshop, supported by USAID, was designed to inform women professionals in the health NGO sector about “learning to promote health programs”. Keynote speakers and leaders included:  Sarkar Kabiruddin (VOA Bangla service), Dr. Samina Choudhury (Project Management Specialist, USAID , Bangladesh), Mr. Zahirul Alam (CNE, NTV), and Mr. Jamil Ahmed (CEO, Jatri).  The workshop was designed to help enhance the skills of the women in the NGO health sector in their report writing and story writing–more specifically, to promote their programs.  Mr. Alam spoke on how to file a story on health issues on TV, followed by a Q&A session, and Mr. Ahmed focused on how to write a story on health related issues for print media.  The participants were also able to write and present their reports to the other members of the workshop.

  • Sarkar Kabiruddin
    VOA Bangla Service
  • Dr. Samina Choudhury
    Project Management Specialist, USAID, Bangladesh
  • Mr. Zahirul Alam
    CNE, NTV
  • Mr. Jamil Ahmed
    CEO, Jatri