‘Seeds for the Future’, a flagship CSR program by leading global ICT infrastructure and solutions provider, Huawei, is back for the aspiring STEM and non-STEM students. The registration process has been opened for enthusiasts.
From the beginning of April 2022, the registration is open and interested students can now register for taking part in ‘Seeds for the Future 2022, Bangladesh’ at free of cost by contacting their university departments.
To initiate ‘Seeds for the Future 2022, Bangladesh’, roadshows are being arranged at the participatory universities this month. Recently two roadshows have been organized at the University of Dhaka (DU), and Islamic University of Technology (IUT) respectively. At the events, Dr. Anis Ahmed, Professor and Chairman, Department of EEE, University of Dhaka; the Vice-Chancellor of IUT Prof. Dr. Mohammad Rafiqul Islam; Board Member of Huawei Bangladesh Jason Lizongsheng; were present with other faculty members of DU, IUT and officials of Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) Limited.
At the event at DU, Dr. Anis Ahmed, Ph.D., Chairman and Professor, EEE Department, University of Dhaka, emphasized the learning opportunities provided by the ‘Seeds for the Future’ program to the students of the University of Dhaka. He commented, “Seeds for the Future’ offers huge learning opportunities to the participants about the recent phenomenon in the ICT world. Through this program, students also feel the enthusiasm to know the unknown. This program is enormously contributing to producing a skilled workforce that is helping to modernize the country’s telecom sector. Students are participating in this program with sheer enthusiasm and preparing themselves passionately to get selected.”
Whereas at the event at IUT, Vice-Chancellor of IUT, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Rafiqul Islam, said, “Huawei’s Seeds For The Future has been a fantastic and impactful program. IUT took part in this program for the third time last year, and I saw my students enthusiastically involved with this competition that focused on developing youth talent by enriching their knowledge, innovative minds, and leadership skills. I advise my students take part in this program this year and ahead.”
Jason Lizongsheng, Board member of Huawei Bangladesh (Technologies) Limited, said, “Huawei believes in empowering and facilitating the youth. That’s why we have different programs meant to help the youth gather knowledge and develop ICT-related skills. ‘Seeds for the Future’ is one such program. I believe a great number of students will enroll in this program this year since this year’s edition will be equally exciting and enlightening for the participants.”
It is mentionable that ‘Seeds for the Future’ is Huawei’s flagship CSR program dedicated to top STEM and non-STEM students worldwide and is meant for inspiring ICT talent. First launched in Bangladesh in 2014, this program has been nurturing ICT talents since its inception and is quite popular among academics as well as students. This year, Huawei will be organizing the event for the eighth time.
This year University of Dhaka, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology (CUET), Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET), Islamic University of Technology (IUT), BRAC University, East-West University (EWU) and Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST), will take part in this exclusive program. The roadshow will gradually be held at other universities based on the feasibility of both universities and Huawei.