SPP Student’s Youth Platform Shortlisted for Social Media for Empowerment Award

Founded by Nuruddin Ahmed (MPA ’16), youth platform shorob.com is a finalist for the Social Media for Empowerment Award 2014 in the Community, Advocacy, and Development Activism category. “I’m very excited to be in the running with great organizations across South Asia,” Ahmed commented. 

Shorob.com is a social blog that brings together 250 young writers from Bangladesh and the diaspora who have the goal of mobilizing youth for a variety of social causes. From assisting people with disabilities to teaching writers how to reach a wider audience, shorob.com connects people to ideas online, and in person through interactive workshops. 

For more information, see http://spp.ceu.hu/article/2014-10-17/bengali-youth-platform-shorobcom-founded-nuruddin-ahmed-mpa-16-shortlisted-social