Achia Khaleda Nila

Founder,Women In Digital.

Achia Khaleda Nila

Founder,Women In Digital.


Mrs.Achia Nila is the founder, Women In Digital – Empowerment through Technology. As a skilled professional of digital production; she has set a remarkable footprint in the emerging technology market of Bangladesh.


Mrs.Achia Nila graduated from United International University on Computer Science and engineering. Later on, she received her M.Sc in Computer Science and Engineering from Daffodil International University.


She has served in some of the internationally recognized organizations such as Dell, Microsoft, HP, Epson, Colgate, HillsPet, J&J, HTC, HSBC, Vodafone, Sony, Unilever, Betfair and Nokia etc. As a local product, she successfully launched Maya apa Mobile application. She specializes in IT product development (like web, mobile app and game) and Product management, project management, team lead etc.


Beside her tech business, she has joined as an international IT expert for the International Telecommunication Union. She is the first women in Bangladesh who selected for this honorable position.


Recently she has joined Women Who Code as a country Director.


She has arranged “National Hackathon for Women” 1st time in Bangladesh and so many tech competition for women. Her organization run an accelerator program for women name “Digital Innovation Challenge for Women (DICFW)”   

As a leading technological professional, Mrs. Achia Nila is obviously one of the inspiring role models for women in engineering education sector of Bangladesh.


Some award and achievements:


South Asia Connecting Startup within Top 7 Bangladesh, Nepal and Srilanka and Myanmar. SPRING Accelerator, within Top 10 startup between Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan and Myanmar.

International Women Vandor exhibition 2017 in Istanbul, Turkey to represent Bangladesh (fully funded by Netherlands Government)(NTF Project)

ICT trade fair 2016 at Srilanka, to represent Bangladesh (fully funded by Netherlands Government) (NTF Project)

Best Entrepreneur of the year 2017 for Women in Digital (Young)

‘Best Startup’ in Inspiring Women Award 2017 from Bangladesh Brand Forum

BRAC Manthan Award 2016 for Women in Digital (South Asia)

Spark Entrepreneur of the year 2016 for Women in Digital (Australia)

Best Business model Award 2016 (German)

Manthan Award 2015 for Women in Digital (South Asia)

National Hackathon 2016 (Award received as a mentor/ judge )

National Mobile Application Awareness & Capacity Building Program (National Hackathon 2014) (Award received as a mentor/ judge )

International Young Entrepreneurs’ Summit women 2014 conference at Nepal (To Represent Bangladesh)

Manthan Award 2014 for Maya ( I was the lead product manager) (South Asia)

Received an award from e-commerce fair 2014 from computer Jogut GDG DevFest Dhaka 2013 (MIST / UIU)( “UXD mentor for Mobile app development” )

IT Innovation Search Program 2012 (BASIS)( “Project: Design and Development of an online library for Visually Impaired), 3rd position

Explore Fashion Talent 2007 (National Award in Fashion), 2007