IPDC wins ‘most progressive organisation’ award

Published : 27 Mar 2021 08:58 PM

IPDC Finance Limited won the award for the category of Most Progressive Organization at the 5th Women Leadership Summit & the 6th Inspiring Women Award 2021. 

Women in Leadership - WIL organized the third Women in Leadership (WIL) Fest 2021 in light of International Women’s Day 2021 from March 8-9, 2021.

 The 6th Inspiring Women Award (IWA) is one of the key components of the fest and aims to recognize the aspiring and leading women in the corporate sector of Bangladesh, under different categories, and hence identify inspiring role models for women. 

The Summit took place from Tuesday - Wednesday virtually .

IPDC takes pride in being one of the most female-friendly organizations. They received the award for the category of Progressive Organization for adopting female-friendly policies, supporting female employees in their career path, and offering a congenial work environment for pursuing their aspirations.

The last 10 years have seen the numbers of women in IPDC increase immensely. The management committee has four female members out of the eleven total members, which includes the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer, Head of IT & Business Transformation and Head of Retail Business, which is significantly higher compared to six years back when there was just one female member of the management team. 

Managing Director and CEO of IPDC, Mominul Islam, stated, “At IPDC, we create a culture that embraces diversity to overcome gender inequality at work. We believe gender diversity is not the responsibility of one individual; it’s an issue that every member of the company needs to engage with.”