Honesty is essential to a leader’s legitimacy, credibility, and ability to develop trust with followers. The society will be advanced with the proper guidance of hardworking and intelligence leaders by behind the darkness and all kinds of old minded thought. Integrity and openness are essential to developing trust, and without honesty a leader cannot gain and maintain the trust needed to build commitment to a shared vision.To grow a better leadership from a man there should be vital responsibility of family, educational institution and society. Cultural awareness is also necessary for effective leadership growth. Speakers said in roundtable meeting jointly arranged by YPSA and Prthom Alo with the support of Counterpart International and USAID.
The round table meeting was held at the Daily Prothom Alo Office, Chittagong on 19th January, 2015. This event was moderated by Acting Bureau chief of Daily Prothom Alo Chittagong office Mr. Bishajit Chowdhury.
Md. Arifur Rahman,Chief Executive of YPSA said, YPSA is implementing the leadership development program in Sitakund and Mirsarai Upazila of Chittagong and Ramu Upazila of Cox’s Bazar district. We have trained 2814 youth and community peoples as leaders through our program who are now acting as change maker in the society.
In the round table meeting, Md. Shah Alam, Youth Development Officer of Sitakund; Dr. Obaidul Karum Dulal, Professor of Department of Sociology, Chittagong University; Dr. Amir Md. Nasrullah, Associate Professor, Public Administration, Chittagong University; Md. Jahangir, Secretary, Bangladesh College Teachers Association, Principal of Bijoy Sarani University College; Mrs. Anowara Alam, Ex Principal Agrabad Mohila College; Adv. Rehana Kabir Ranu, President, Fight for Women Rights and Ex Councilor of Chittagong City Corporation; Engineer Delowar Majumder, President Concern Citizen Committee-Chittagong and Ex-President IEB-Chittagong; H.M Tajul Islam Nizami; Union ParishadChairman, Syedpur Union of Sitakund; Md. Mahabubur Rahman, Director (SDP) of YPSA; Sala Uddin, Chairman of Wahedpur Union, Mirsharai; Aleya Begum, Member of UP and Entrepreneur of Sitakund; Mainul Hasan Tipu, youth leaders of YPSA and Entrepreneur of Mirsharai were participants and share their opinion about social leadership and role of economic development of Bangladesh.
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