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Digital Learning in Supply Chains: What is HERessentials and How Can I Get Engaged?

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Date and Time

Thursday April 7, 2022
11:00 am-12:00 pm


Location

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Topics

#Womens Empowerment


HERessentials is a digital worker and management learning program that can be delivered remotely. It builds worker and management resilience in the face of crisis and equips workers with improved digital skills. The program aims to help brands and suppliers respond to the COVID-19 crisis in a way that empowers women and men workers and creates resilient, equal supply chains.

Agenda

  • What is HERessentials—Program Overview
  • Early findings from HERessentials pilots in Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, and Latin America.
  • Panel discussion with BESTSELLER brand representative and representatives from ABA Group, Bangladesh, who have implemented HERessentials

Speakers

  • Mosharof Hossen, ABA Group, Bangladesh
  • Easin Mahmud, ABA Group, Bangladesh
  • Zahangir Alam, BESTSELLER
  • Smita Nimilita, HERproject, Bangladesh

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