Research Assistant and Interns

Rafia Islam

Rafia Islam is a Research Assistant at Center for Sustainable Development (CSD). Recently she has worked in a project of Manusher Jonno Foundation (Fishing Community), Heidelberg University (Left behind Residents of Bhola) and EUlandrights project.She completed her undergraduate at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) under the Department of School of Business. Her concentration area in study was Human Resource Management and she completed her minor in Sustainable Development Studies (SDS) under the department of General Education (GED). She has done some online courses on “Coursera” from different international Universities. Some of them are Driving Business towards the SDGs from Erasmus University Rotterdam, HRM Specialization from University of Minnesota (US),Excel Skills for Business Specialization from Macquarie University, Business English Communication Skills Specialization from University of Washington etc.

Rafia also worked as a Marketing Planner and Communicator at Bangladesh China Institute of Technology (BCIT). She completed her internship at Dutch Club Dhaka and Centre for Sustainable Development (CSD) working as an Intern Researcher. She was actively involved in 2nd River and religion Conference, 4th CSD Conference, Co-Curricular Fest 2020,MUN 2019, at ULAB. She was a successful President of ULAB Shangskriti Shangshad Club,active member of ULAB Sustainable Development Club, and General Secretary of Barisal Debating Society (BDS). She worked as a Communicator at Dhaka LIT Fest from 2016-2019. She was involved in several voluntary works with Bangladesh Red Crescent Society and UNDP projects. Rafia is a gold medalist of Duke of Edinburg, UK for achieving tremendous experience in five criteria of work including Volunteering, Adventure Tour and Residential project with a local community for their betterment of life.

In future she wishes to pursue higher education in HRM and SDG so that she can work for the women, children, minorities and deprived people.

 

Jennifer Das

Jennifer Das is a Research Assistant at Center for Sustainable Development (CSD). She completed her Undergraduate Program at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) under the Department of English and Humanities (DEH). She took Sustainable Development as her Minor Studies under the Department of General Education (GED). She completed her Internship Program at Center for Sustainable Development (CSD) in the summer 2020. During her Internship Program, Jennifer made some valuable contributions on projects for Manusher Jonno Foundation and Heidelberg University.

Jennifer is the former General Secretary of the Sustainable Development Club (SDC) . From a member to the GS of the ULAB Sustainable Development Club, Jennifer had been passionate about her work which is related to Sustainable Development Goals. In future she wishes to work for SDGs and with her little contributions she wants to bring a real impact in society.

 

Syed Tauheed Raihan 

Syed Tauheed Raihan is a Research Assistant of the Center for Sustainable Development (CSD) of ULAB. He has completed his undergraduate at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) under the Department of English and Humanities. He minored in sustainable development under the General Education programme (GED). Currently he is working with Heidelberg University in producing policy papers on the Internal Migrants of Climate Change and their Healthcare. Raihan brings skilled data analysis and graphical mapping for the projects he is working in.

Raihan also worked as a Teaching Assistant of the Department of English and Humanities (DEH) at ULAB and completed his internship at Bangladesh Petrochemical Company Limited working as an Intern Researcher. His main involvement prior to this was in the teaching field where he worked as an English Language Instructor for the Workplace Skill Development Academy (WSDA) – New Zealand, and earlier as a Mathematics Teacher at Maple Leaf International School.

Raihan is pursuing higher education in Geospatial Mapping and Data analysis.

 

Tamanna Afrose

Tamanna Afrose is a Research Assistant at Center for Sustainable Development (CSD). She is currently doing her undergraduate at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) under the Department of school of business. Her concentration area in Study is Marketing and she completed her minor in Media Studies and Journalism (MSJ). She has also completed Sustainable Development studies under the department of General Education (GED). Currently she is doing an online postgraduate course on ‘The Health Effect of Climate Change’ at Harvard University. It is a global community of millions of learners, founded by Harvard and MIT, edX.

Tamanna also worked as a Teaching Assistant for her Department, School of Business (USB) at ULAB. She was actively involved in the management team of 2nd River and religion Conference at ULAB. She worked as a communication assistant at various events at ULAB as convocation 2016 & 2019. She was involved in several research works with CSD. Tamanna is a gold medalist of Duke of Edinburg, UK for achieving tremendous experience in five criteria of work including Volunteering, Adventure Tour and Residential project with a local community for their betterment of life. She has also achieved international award, Silver and Bronze standard from Duke of Edinburg.

Apart from these she is also a Mountaineer, she claimed the Highest peak of west Bengal (India /  Nepal) Sandhakphu (3636 m) and also many other peaks in Bangladesh. Tamanna is a young soul who is passionate about research and academic career.

 

 

Afsana Alam Preeti

Afsana Alam Preeti is an enthusiastic youth, keen to bring a positive change in the society. She really enjoys her work as a Research Assistant in CSD at the early stage of her career. Her focus is to work on sustainable development goals. 

 

 She has recently completed her graduation in Mass Communication and Journalism from the University of Dhaka and currently conducting her Master’s degree from the same Department. She has chosen this subject as she believes that positive changes can be brought through participatory communication. She never confined herself only to academic learning’s. She wants to become more advanced and efficient and therefore she has attended various conferences, trainings and workshops programs regarding SDG, leadership, entrepreneurship, career skills and other co-curriculum activities. Moreover, she loves writing, crafting and travelling.

 

 

 

Jannatun Naher

Jannatun Naher is studying in Disaster Management at Patuakhali Science and Technology University (PSTU). Beside waste management her area of interest is how to recycle and reuse waste in usable materials. She is passing through her final semester and has recently completed her internship at the Center for Sustainable Development, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB).

 

 

 

 

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Mahdia Mehnaz Twinkle is a student of ULAB School of Business (USB) at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. Her major area of studies is Marketing. She is currently working as a Communications Assistant at Center for Sustainable Development. She has also worked as a teaching assistant with ULAB Co-curricular. Her job was related with English content writing, event management and developing club activities.

 

 

 

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Nusrat Jahan is an Undergraduate student of Department of English and Humanities (DEH) at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. She is an editor of the magazine, MUSE (Mouthpiece of ULAB students of English). She is also working as a Peer Mentor at Student Affairs Office (SAO). Apart from that, she is working as a Peer Tutor in ULAB’s English Zone and Writing Lab. Nusrat is currently working as a research assistant at Center for Sustainable Development (CSD), ULAB.

 

 

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Azmira Aziz is a graduate in Economics from BRAC University. Being passionate about teaching, she has previously served in the education sector as an educator for a while. Currently, she is working as a Research Assistant at the Center for sustainable Development (CSD), ULAB, as she thinks CSD is one the finest platforms to begin her career in the Development Sector. In addition, she is also acting as the Program Coordinator of Mind Mechanics, a capacity building platform on Soft Skills for the youth coming from different socioeconomic and educational backgrounds. As well pursuing her MBA in University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh.

 

 

 

Piu Chowdhury

PiuPiu Chowdhury is a student of the Department of English and Humanities (DEH) at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. She is an editor of the magazine, MUSE (Mouthpiece of ULAB students of English). She is also working as a Peer Tutor in ULAB’s English Zone and Writing Lab. Piu is currently the Vice-President of “Paper Canoe-ULAB Literary Society”. Apart from this, she was also a research assistant for a translation of a book named Oedipus Jokhon Colonus E (Oedipus at Colonus). Piu is currently working as a research assistant at Center for Sustainable Development,ULAB.

 

Mazharul Islam Munna

mMazharul Islam Munna earned  an undergraduate degree in Public Relations from Media Studies and Journalism department  at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. He is also doing a Masters in communication at ULAB. Mr. Munna is currently working as a research assistant at Center for Sustainable Development, ULAB. He is a growing up entrepreneur and is running his own business as well. In the past,  he has worked on several research  and campaign projects  such as Climate Change Induced Migration in Bangladesh , Reputation analysis on Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters  Association (BGMA), Promoting Duke of Edinburgh International Award at ULAB , and PR research on BGMEA regarding Rana Plaza and Tazrin fire incidents.

 

 

 

 

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Ayesha Khanom is an undergraduate student of Media Studies & Journalism (MSJ) Department at ULAB. Her major area of study is Public Relations. She is currently working as an Intern at Center for Sustainable Development (CSD). She has also worked as a communication assistant with CSD at “International Conference on Sustainable Development 2016”. Before joining in CSD she has worked as a teaching assistant in MSJ department, summer semester 2015. Apart from these she was involved in several research works such as she has worked as a research assistant in a research of “Socio-demographic profile of the Female Garment Workers of Bangladesh”.

 

 

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Farzana Shabnam

I am Farzana Shabnam, studying in Media Studies And Journalism Department at University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB). My student ID is 111012022. My major subject is Mass Communication. My study session is 2011-2014. Now I’m in final semester. And I’m doing my internship at Center for Sustainable Development department at (ULAB).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Abdullah Al Nakib obtained his graduation and currently studding masters from department of Sociology at University of Dhaka. He is currently working as an intern at Center for Sustainable Development, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh since May 2014. Apart from this he is also working Activista Bangladesh, a volunteer organization. He was part of several research work like Rapid Need Assessment (RNA) survey by National Alliance for Risk Reduction and Initiatives (NARRI) to identify the situation and need of the people who have been injured in Savar building (Rana Plaza) collapse on 24 April, 2013, Vulnerability of the children and families of the garments workers deceased in Savar building collapse by Actionaid Bangladesh and also worked on a survey on Gender based Violence by Women Rights and Gender Equality unit of Actionaid Bangladesh.

 

Tanuja Ayub Tanni

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Tanuja Ayub Tanni earned her graduation and currently continuing her masters in departmentof Sociology at University of Dhaka. She is currently working as an intern at Center for Sustainable Development, University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh since May 2014.

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