Report from most popular news portal Daily star
Youth Carnival (YC) is trying to break the boundary of differentiating between learning and memorizing, and to create a platform to connect the youth of the country with the opportunities, home and abroad.
We are basically working as a team to create a bridge between the skilled youth populace of the country and the opportunities that are waiting for them in somewhere else but they are unaware of those,” said Md Shahinur Alam Jony, the founder of the organisation and Senior Solution Manager of global brand LM Ericsson in Dublin.
Youth Carnival was founded in 2015. Unlike other youth organisations, this one was established by a group of professionals who have become successful in different sectors in their lives. This network of professionals includes scientists, researchers, university faculties, engineers, development workers, accountants, doctors, entrepreneurs and bankers who possess a wide network all across the world extract out the opportunities available and introduce those with the youth of the country.
Youth Carnival popularised the Falling Walls Labs’ call for innovative ideas in Bangladesh. As a result, this year a large of ideas were submitted in the competition, which are being scrutinised in Berlin. Additionally, YC has been working with LANE (Leadership and Empowerments, Desire Glance Inc., etc.).
YC website (www.youthcarnival .org) is ranked top 100 website in Bangladesh by Alexa and YC page (www.facebook.com/youthcarnival) is followed by more than 600,000 people. Currently, the organisation is trying to popularise the idea of Big Data & Internet of Things (IOT) in Bangladesh as according to them it can bring huge opportunity for Bangladesh if they can engage the youth populace of the country with it and it may create new job opportunities as well.
Beside, these professionals under the flag of YC are working relentlessly to develop the skills of the students from different institutions. In last one year, they have organised seminars and workshops in University of Dhaka, Jahangirnagar University, Rajshahi University, Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology, Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Daffodil International University, United International University, American International University Bangladesh and East West University.
Moreover, the organisation runs a website that circulates the job opportunities and advises from the experts regarding career in the portal, and has literally building a bridge between the opportunities and Bangladeshi youth.