Workshop on Diversity, Tolerance and Pluralism for Engineering Students
Independent University, Bangladesh

DevFest is a global community-driven tech conference, hosted by the Google Developer Groups (GDG) community. Each DevFest event is designed in accordance with the learning needs and interests of their local developer community, with a strong focus on knowledge exchange, networking, and learning about Google developer technologies.

DevFest 2022 marks the 11th year of DevFest and represents the beginning of the second decade of the GDG community. For Google Developer Group, Dhaka- DevFest, this year, has been organised at Independent University, Bangladesh. The event was scheduled to be held at 3:00 PM (GTM+6), on 14th of December. Supported by IEEE Computer Society, IUB Student Branch, DevFest 2022 has successfully reached its completion today.

The event started with an opening speech of Rakhshanda Rukham, followed by Abu Anwar MD Abdullah’s session on flutter which lasted for about 30 minutes. An activity session was arranged afterwards. There was also a composer session titled ‘code smell’ by Towhidul Haque Rony  and an intriguing session on Google Ads by Md Fuad Hasan, App lead, Mediam Group Bangladesh. Other noteworthy speakers of this event included Ajmat Iqbal, Director, Reve Systems Ltd and Farzana Afrin Tisha, Head of Cloud Business, Brain. The event concluded with a photo session and networking segment. The highlights of this event included the importance of diversity in the workplace, focusing on narrowing the gender gap and empowering women in the field of technology.