Mentoring: Making A Positive Difference
PMI Bangladesh Chapter

The PMI Bangladesh Chapter initiated a “Youth Mentoring” program to connect 13 Project Management Professional (PMP)® certification exam aspirants with seven members of the chapter. These members had previously volunteered for a threemonth mentoring program.

Sk. Naureen Laila, the chapter’s director of the volunteer program, and Mahmood Taseen Chowdhury, director of the chapter’s outreach program and youth and social impact coordinator, are leading the mentoring initiative.

The chapter launched the “Mentoring Program 2022” with a special orientation session on 20 August. The program gets direction and guidance from Chapter President Annesha Ahmed and A. B. M. Taj-Ul Islam, director of finance and audit, and program coordinator, along with a team of advisors and volunteers. The four-month program will help mentees to create an impact on their career growth.

Prasanna Sampathkumar, region mentor, PMI South Asia, highlighted the overall objectives and processes of the program with clearly defined dos and don’ts.

Technology Director Ahmed Zafor Sadeq Bhuiyan shared his experience of the previous mentoring program and described the program’s overall goal.