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About BYLC

Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC), the country's first leadership institute, exists to build connections among youth from diverse backgrounds, equip them with leadership skills, and enable them to have high impact in public, private, and civil sectors. All our efforts aim to strengthen prosperity, justice, and inclusiveness in societies worldwide.

Why study leadership at BYLC?

We have brought the best of global leadership education to Bangladesh and adapted it to meet the learning needs of our youth. By enrolling in any of our programs,  you will have the opportunity to:

Put leadership theory into practice and develop strong critical thinking and communication skills through access to exceptional faculty and world-class curriculum.

Expand your network and forge lifelong friendships with high achieving students from diverse backgrounds

Prepare yourself for the challenges of the professional world through refresher courses and career guidance through our alumni development initiatives

Our Programs

Art and Practice of Leadership (APL)

A three-day workshop for students in third and fourth year university or enrolled in a full-time master's program

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Building Bridges through Leadership Training (BBLT)

A 10-week long program for HSC/Alim/A'Level and first and second year university students

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Building Bridges through Leadership Training Junior (BBLTJ)

A month-long program for grade 6–10 students

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Youth Leadership Bootcamp (YLB)

A four-day residential camp for university students

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Youth Leadership Summit (YLS)

A three-day inter-generational summit for college and university students

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News and Events

BYLC recognizes 10 emerging leaders with Alumni Awards

On June 10, 2017, Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC) and BYLC...

OPD completes twelfth and thirteenth workshop

BYLC Office of Professional Development held “OPD workshop 12 and 13:...

Grameenphone CEO at BYLC Talks

Petter B Furberg, CEO, Grameenphone, visited the BYLC headquarters on May...

BYLC concludes fourteenth and fifteenth APL workshop

BYLC concluded the fourteenth and fifteenth national workshop on the Art...

Facts and Figures


48 Batches


3298 Graduates

Institutions represented

400 Institutions represented


of our graduates have exercised leadership in some form after participating in a BYLC program


of our graduates feel that their perceptions of students from different backgrounds have changed.

What our graduates are saying

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Alumni Development Initiatives

BYLC Graduate Network (BGN)

The BGN is an alumni association of BYLC. Governed by an elected board of our graduates, BGN provides a platform for continued self development and community engagement.

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Office of Professional Development (OPD)

The OPD, through its network of experienced staff, offers refresher courses and career guidance to BYLC alumni. Services also include resume clinics, mock job interviews, internship placement, and access to customized online resources.

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