M Humayun Kabir of DOT :
Prominent ophthalmologist and glaucoma specialist Dr. Zakia Sultana Shahid and Nasima Khan Monty, editor of the Daily Amader Orthoneeti and amadershomoy.com, have joined the Soroptimist International Great Britain and Ireland (SIGBI) 84th Federation Conference in the UK. Earlier, the duo reached London to attend
the three-day conference that began yesterday at Liverpool Arena and Convention Centre with the slogan of ‘Empower Today, Enable Tomorrow’, reads a press release. Dr Zakia is an associate professor of Ophthalmology Department at Anwer Khan Modern College and Hospital.
Formed in 1921 in Oakland, California of the US, Soroptimist is a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through various programs leading to social and economic empowerment.
Soroptimist (best for women) is one of four federations that make up Soroptimist International, which has clubs in more than 120 countries around the world.