Creating innovative fresh content on social media is now a popular trend in Bangladesh and other countries around the world. But the context of building a career based on it is not only surprising but also daring. Thankfully, some creative youths of Bangladesh have stepped into this challenging and inspirational career. ‘Thoughts of Shams’, the brainchild of Shams, has set a shining example of successful online content creation through Facebook and YouTube. Today's feature focuses on Thoughts of Shams.
Personal life of Bangladeshi female YouTuber Shams
The woman behind Thoughts of Shams is known to all as Shams; Her full name is Shams Afroz Chowdhury. Close loved ones call her Prova.
Shams, a girl from Comilla, passed HSC in 2009 with GPA-5 and got admission to BBA in a private university. After graduating, she joined a private bank in 2013 for an internship.
In 2018, this meritorious student completed her MBA from Dhaka University. Early in her career, Shams taught in a private English medium School.
Although her journey of content creation and marital life began together, neither of them ever stood in the way of each other.
The story of Shams becoming a content creator
During her MBA, Shams continued to prepare herself for BCS and bank jobs. Even after repeatedly applying for jobs, there was no response from anywhere as expected. Instead, she had to return home disappointed from each interview.
While working in a private English medium school, she was not getting a proper evaluation of her work. These situations eventually made Shams anxious about her career.
On August 13, 2017, she created a Facebook page titled ‘Thoughts of Shams’ and started writing about various inconsistencies in society. One day a sudden thought came to her mind, what if she made videos with her written content!