In Bangladesh, most of the women employees are facing challenges in the workplace for not being confident enough to raise their points, still, their dedications are often overlooked for only being a female. In the conversation with Namira Hossain, the CEO of Cookups, she highlighted the fact that Cookups is first ever largest homemade food market in Bangladesh where female candidates are highly encouraged to apply in the recruitment phase. Besides, they have female employees in each of the department.
Bold, brave and brazen Namira Hossain is one of the founders of Cookups. What started from the simple love for good food turn into an innovative concept that has revolutionized the food and beverage scene in Dhaka. The platform provides an avenue to earn a living staying at home and cooking what your passionate about. A journalist and a performer of the spoken word poetry in Bangladesh, Namira is a woman with strong beliefs and an advocate of women’s empowerment and equal opportunity.
Catch Namira’s thoughts and suggestions to reduce this workplace discrimination on the latest episode of Coffee with Chamak.