News Desk : dhakamirror.com
This year’s Battle of Minds (BOM) competition was won by Team Drogo from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) under the University of Dhaka.
Battle of Minds considered as the most highly anticipated talent competitions of the country.
According to the press release, the winners, Team Drogo (Syed Shadab Tajwar, Tasmim Sultana Nawmi and Sadid Jubayer Murshed) from IBA, University of Dhaka were crowned champions at the grand finale on August 17 beating four other teams that made their way to the finale.
The participants of this year’s Battle of Minds chose one of the three ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) themed challenges, Circular Economy, Workplace Digitalisation, and Blockchain and worked towards tackling it with a unique business solution. The winning team’s solution was to produce sanitary napkins with textile waste.
Teams Stranger Teams (Faiyaz Labib, Nafis Kazi and Shafkat Tanjeem Ahmad) from Bangladesh University of Professionals and Team Rock Paper Scissors (Mashrur Ahmed Zidane, KM Tanvir Sifat and Adila Ahmed) from North South University were declared first and second runners up respectively. This year, over 1000 teams from 20 different universities from all over Bangladesh battled it out for a chance to represent Bangladesh on the global platform, to further compete with 26 participating countries. BAT Bangladesh has been organizing this countrywide talent platform since 2004, and for the last two years it was conducted virtually due to the pandemic.
However, this year they came back with a bang and have successfully pulled off the Grand Finale at Radisson. The finale was graced by KM Khalid, State Minister of Cultural Affairs, who took the chance to impart some wisdom and stressed on the importance of talent platforms like this to groom the new generation and get them ready as professionals. BAT Bangladesh Chairman Golam Moin Uddin, Managing Director Shehzad Munim, Head of Human Resource Department Saad Jashim and other top officials of the organization also were present at the occasion.