Resume

Summary

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.

Education

Norwegian University of Science and Technology Natural Resources Management (Geography)
2021 – Present

North South University, Dhaka Department of Environmental Science and Management
CGPA: 3.75/4
75% Scholarship recipient
2016 – 2019

Aga Khan School, Dhaka O/A levels
2011 – 2015

Experience

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
November 2022

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.

Events Organized

International Conference on Sustainable Built and Natural Environment
January 2019

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
November 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.

Awards

Awards:
Daily Star Award – 2013
ICE: Distinction – 2013; Cambridge International Examination

Languages:
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.