It is our pleasure to let you know that we have organized for the first time a customer recognition event for TARA customers: 'BRAC Bank TARA Awards 2019-Realizing Potential' to honor the social contribution of women customers of our bank.

6 TARA customers won the first TARA Awards in recognition of their outstanding contribution to development of society and country's economy. One category was dedicated to the youth segment of Female who has been selected based on her innovative impactful activity for the society.

The winners were selected from 174 nominations through an extensive screening process by judge panel consisting of Ms. Farzanah Chowdhury, Managing Director & CEO, Green Delta Insurance Company Ltd., Ms. Shwapna Bhowmick, Country Manager, Marks and Spencer PLC. and Ms. Sutapa Bhattacharjee, Associate Professor IBA, Dhaka University.

Mr. Selim R. F. Hussain, Managing Director & CEO, Mr. Chowdhury Akhtar Asif, Deputy Managing Director & CRO, Mr. Syed Abdul Momen, Head Of SME Banking, and Mehruba Reza, Senior Product Manager, Women Banking Segment TARA, Mr. Shajed Al Haque, Senior Manager, Business Transformation Emerging Corporate, were present at the ceremony and handed over the crests.

At the ceremony, we have also launched 'TARA Mobile Banking Application'- a digital banking application for the external female customers on the occasion of International Women's Day 2019. The App is now available at Google Play Store and Apple App Store for female customers to download and use. Also first 300 female subscribers of the application will get a Promo code from Bagdoom.com to avail 250/- discount. This offer is applicable for customers only.

There were around 50 female customers attending the program and number of them came from outside Dhaka to attend the event , this was a great effort from the branch network and from Branch governance team to work together in bringing in customers to the event successfully!

The event was lively with the Panel Discussion on the topic- “Balance for Better-Are we ready?'' Panel discussion was full of interesting conversations which helped us to get some new idea to bring in Balance in workplace and regular life.