Executive members of e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB) met with on November 17, 2014 (Monday) with President of Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Rokia Afzal Rahman.
The members informed her about the aims and activities of e-CAB and asked her to become an advisor of e-CAB and provide her valuable guidance and suggestion about involving female entrepreneurs into e-Commerce. Mrs. Rahman gave her consent to become the advisor of e-CAB. She also said that half of the population of Bangladesh is women and there are many successful women entrepreneurs in Bangladesh. She said that women should be encouraged to embrace e-Commerce and e-CAB could play a major role in this regard.
Rokia Afzal Rahman is one of the most renowned female entrepreneurs of Bangladesh. She started business in 1980 and established agricultural business. She was also the first female bank manager and the first female member of Bangladesh Bank board.