Pavel Sarwar

ICT Enthusiast | Social Innovator | HRDF Certified Trainer | Certified Educator & Trainer, Google for Education

I am a curious individual who is passionate about innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship. I have been actively engaged in Entrepreneurship, Public Service Innovation, Tech Education, and Community Development. My 8 years of hard work have left active footprints in different international and national organizations. Through my activities, I am trying to prepare young people to become productive and engaged citizens and to educate and enable school students, especially girls, in Innovation, Technology & Entrepreneurship. I am also trying to ensure that all young people have access to quality education. I believe that Education can not wait and Education should be first. Especially my initiative targets girls and young women from secondary schools and colleges who are interested in ICT & STEM. I have also been doing the campaign, meet-up, partnership for bringing Youths, School students, Academicians, Entrepreneurs, Industry Experts, Parents, Government Officials, Policymakers together to promote innovation, technology, and entrepreneurship. I want to spread a very simple yet powerful message among the YOUTH – do what you love, inspire others, and change the world. My dream includes a pledge that no one will be left behind.

Overseas posting from Enterprise Architecture, IT Division of The City Bank Limited, Bangladesh, to CBL Money Transfer Sdn Bhd (a subsidiary of The City Bank Limited) Malaysia.

I am also the Co-Founder of Youth Hub. Youth Hub is a global platform for youth leaders from around the world. It focuses on fostering Innovation, Technology & Entrepreneurship. We want to spread the message – “do what you love, inspire others, and change the world” to every corner of the world and make people passionate about chasing their dreams.

I am a Google Certified Educator, Google Certified Educator (GCE) is a program designed and managed by Google for educators who use G Suite for Education as part of their teaching and student learning. The program combines classroom experience with Google-developed training resources and examinations that lead towards certification.

I am a Google Certified Trainer, Certified Trainers empower educators to learn and use Google for Education products to make their classrooms more efficient, improve student outcomes, and foster leadership skills.

I am the Co-Founder of Demra Ideal College.  A higher secondary college founded in 2015 with a view to providing quality education.

I am an Associate Member at BASIS (Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services) and a Professional Member of BOLD ( Bangladesh Organization for Learning & Development)

I am an Alumni of  TheirWord Global Youth Ambassador Network. I have selected as a Global Youth Ambassador of the month in 2019 and featured on Global Business Coalition for Education on International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

I attended the  UN General Assembly 2019 as a TheirWorld Global Youth Ambassador. Being in New York for  UNGA was one of the best opportunities of my life.  I attended a number of events to help bring the voices of young people to the world’s highest level annual political forum.  As a GYA and Education Campaigner, my specific area of interest was education. It was an honor for me to deliver the opening speech for “Reimagining Education: Preparing the Next Generation with Skills for the Future” in UNICEF House, United Nations Plaza.

I am an Expert mapper and Level 8 Local Guides. Local Guides is a global community of explorers for sharing their discoveries on Google Maps and I am contributing to the Google Crowdsource community as an influencer of Malaysia. I received a trophy from Google Crowdsource as a Community Leader in 2018. Besides, I have become a Google Street View Trusted Photographer.

I and my wife got featured on Google Official BlogLocal Guides Connect & all social channels as part of Valentine’s Day 2018 titled ” Meet the couple that guides together”. I attended the Google Local Guides Summit 2017 at Google HQ, California, San Francisco, USA. The trip was fully funded by Google. Google Local Guides featured me on their YouTube Channel titled “Learning How to Make Ceramics – Artist for a Day”.

I’ve been selected by Google’s Local Guides team as a Guiding Star for 2021! I am one of 50 Guiding Stars selected from a pool of 150M Local Guides!
I am recognised as a Community Builder for the various efforts and projects that I’ve been running in my spare time! You can read up more about what I’ve accomplished here: Guiding Star 2021

I am also the Director, Information Technology of Commonwealth Youth Innovation Hub. The Commonwealth Youth Centre for Innovation Leadership works as a hub to develop human capital to drive economic and societal innovation, foster unity, and transform societies through sustainable impact.

I have featured in Tigers Vs Covid books published by UNDP Bangladesh. This book is dedicated to that tiger spirit which motivates the front-liners, volunteers, service providers, and mobilizers who continue to roar in the face of danger. Read the stories of 30 exceptional Bangladeshis fighting #COVID

I got the Young Entrepreneur Award 2015 organized by BdOSN and was also awarded for Innovative Mobile Application & Extraordinary contribution, effort, and volunteerism in the field of social welfare and public service innovation.

I have selected 100 Most Influential Young People in 2020  by Opportunities Hub

Apart from all these, I have been actively involved with multiple events as an organizer and speaker. I hope to expand my activities and support more youths in the future.

Ready to take the next step and work together?