Jeju, Korea 27th June 2018 – JCI Bangladesh’s Rumana Chowdhury was elected as the Chairperson of JCI APDC (Asia Pacific Development Council) in the recently concluded ASPAC (Asia Pacific Conference) held in Jeju, South Korea. It is mentionable that this is the first time a Bangladeshi has managed to head the prestigious body and that the honor returns to South Asia after 31 years.
Asia Pacific Development Council of Junior Chamber International is charged with the development of the Chamber movement and network in the Asia Pacific area. Over the last 100+ years JCI has helped young active citizens all of the world to connect and create impact in their communities. It has more than 200,000 members in over 100 countries worldwide.
Ms Chowdhury is a designer by profession and is the Managing Director and Creative Head of the fashion brand Warah.
Photocredit: Rumana Chowdhury archives