Interested in research on human welfare, particularly on a focus on qualitative analysis of wellbeing and operationalizing wellbeing into policy. Currently working on a master’s thesis that looks at the intersection of soundscapes, climate change and human wellbeing. Strong believer of animal rights.
Norwegian University of Science and Technology — Natural Resources Management (Geography)
2021 – Present
North South University, Dhaka — Department of Environmental Science and Management
75% Scholarship recipient
2016 – 2019
Aga Khan School, Dhaka — O/A levels
2011 – 2015
Trøndelag Fylkeskommune — Internship
September 2022 – November 2022
Worked in a group of four on dispensation cases in the coastal zones, with a focus on integrating area neutrality in the planning process.
Miljødirektoratet — Summarizing IPBES document
Tasked as a group of four to summarize and translate IPBES documents on wild species for the Norwegian audience in the form of a booklet.
Norwegian University of Science and Technology — Student Assistant
July 2022 – Present
Helped over 200 students feel welcomed at the university while also providing information and arranging fun activities.
Leger Uten Grenser — Direct Dialouger
May 2022 – Present
Direct dialoguing in order to raise awareness and potentially recruit new field partners.
American College of Physicians, Bangladesh Chapter — Writer/Editor
October 2018 – July 2021
Responsible for editing and formatting official newsletter, running webinars, as well as assisting with research work through statistical analysis (SPSS).
North South University, DESM — Teaching Assistant
July 2018 – June 2020
Responsible for script checking, class invigilation and teaching SPSS component for courses titled ‘Biostatistics’ and ‘Research Methods’.
North South University, DEML — Editor
March 2018 – May 2018
Edited and prepared monthly issues of North South University’s official newsletter. Worked in a team of five editors.
International Conference on Sustainable Built and Natural Environment
Head volunteer of the promotions team. Led a team of five volunteers in ensuring smooth operation of registration, promotion and guest list related tasks
Environmental Seminar Series 2016
Organized and hosted a seminar titled Climate Change: Mitigation Through Local Innovation. The speaker of the seminar was Sajid Iqbal (GIZ, Change). The seminar was about the use of the innovative Bottle Bati to help provide lighting for slums.
Daily Star Award – 2013
ICE: Distinction – 2013; Cambridge International Examination
English – Fluent (C2)
Bengali – Native
Norwegian – Conversational (B2)
Activities and Interests
Music: Enthusiastic about progressive and jazz drumming.
Sports: Hiker, cyclist, taekwondo enthusiast and amateur volleyball player.