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Rana Ahmed

Rana graduated with a B.Sc. in Environmental Science and immediately after graduation worked at an effluent treatment plant in Standard Group, Bangladesh. He worked at the plant for a little while and then moved to Germany in October 2016 to study towards an M.Sc. degree from University of Cologne. Rana has completed his degree and is now about to start his Ph.D. centering on heavy metal treatment at University of Potsdam from February 2020.

Anam Ekram

Anam completed her BSc in Environmental Science from SESM in 2019 and is now working at O.Creeds Ltd as a Junior Environmental Officer. O. Creeds Ltd. is a research and consulting firm consisting of civil engineers, architects and environmentalists who are committed to creating a sustainable research base in Bangladesh. Anam has also started her Masters on Environmental Science and Management at Jahangirnagar University.

Mahmuda Akter Mity

Mity graduated with a B.Sc. in Environment Management in 2017 and went on to do an M.Sc. in Disaster Management from the University of Dhaka. She is currently a Research Officer at the International Centre for Climate Change and Development (ICCCAD), IUB. Mity attended the COP25 in Spain in an official capacity where she organized Capacity Building Day in conjunction with PCCB and the UNFCCC Secretariat. Mity is also working with ESRC on a research project titled ‘Trans-disciplinary Pathways to Sustainability in Marginal Environments (TAPESTRY)’ focusing on both Bangladesh and Indian Sundarbans, and has been writing a book and a couple of blogs as output of this project. Mity was a very active executive member of the Environmental club while she was a student of IUB.

Taskin Faika Iqbal

Taskin graduated in 2019 with a BSc in Environmental Management. After graduation, she started working as a Research Assistant at the Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Research (C3ER, BRAC University). While working at C3ER, she had the privilege to organize and work on“Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Development Planning of Bangladesh’’ project with 224 Government Officials. The project was arranged with the support of the General Economic Division, Physical Infrastructure Division, and Planning Commission. It was conducted to ensure climate change adaptations and mitigation measurements in all government development projects. Taskin is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Climate Change at the University of Waterloo, Canada.

Riyasad Iqbal

Riyasad completed his undergrad in 2019 with a major in Environmental Science and minor in Economics from IUB. He worked as a Junior Business Development Analyst with Kazi IT Center Ltd. (KITC), which was the largest US based IT Enabled Service (ITeS) Multinational Corporation (MNC) in Bangladesh. Following that, Riyasad successfully completed the MPH Summative Learning (SLP) Project 2019 while working as a Research Assistant with James P. Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University (BRAC JPGSPH). The focus of the project was on effects of Non-communicable Disease on Women in Bangladesh. He then joined International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) to work as a Research Assistant on Health System Strengthening (HSS) project under the Maternal and Child Nutrition Department of Nutrition and Clinical Services Division (NCSD) where his work focuses on Clinical Governance. From February 2021, International Socioeconomics Laboratory (ISL) selected Riyasad as a Principal Investigator for their Economics Research Committee where he got the opportunity to collaborate with research fellows and professors from Columbia University, London School of Economics, NYU, Fordham, City College of New York, and Harvard University. He already has 2 publications with one of them published in a Harvard University journal and more to follow soon. He is currently obtaining a Masters degree in Environmental Management at IUB