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UWC Bangladesh Alumni Association Executive Committee

At present, the UWC Bangladesh Alumni Association Executive Committee has 5 members. Let us meet them!
 

President - Imtiaz Uddin Ahmad Asif  
UWC SEA 1997

Mr. Imtiaz Uddin Ahmad Asif is an alumnus of Class of 1997 from United World Colleges of South East Asia.

He qualified as a Barrister from the Honorable Society of Lincoln’s Inn in 2001. He is also an advocate of Supreme Court of Bangladesh and the head of Aequitas Chambers.

Secretary General - Trimita Chakma 
UWC Atlantic College 2002

Trimita Chakma is human rights activist and currently works at Asia Pacific Forum on Women Law and Development (APWLD) - a leading network of over 236 feminist organisations working in 27 countries in Asia Pacific. She works across several APWLD programmes, building capacity of grassroots women in Asia Pacific in conducting Feminist Participatory Action Research (FPAR) in their communities, and producing materials for campaigns and policy advocacy. Her article on FPAR was published in the Asia Journal of Women's Studies in 2016.

Trimita completed her M.Sc. in IT Management from Carnegie Mellon University in 2008 on an Australia Awards Scholarship. Trimita is a member of Kapaeeng Foundation, an indigenous people’s rights organisation in Bangladesh. In 2012 she received an Australian Alumni Excellence Award for Young Alumni and was nominated as an Asia 21 Young Leader by Asia Society. In 2013 she was selected as one of the 100 global participants to attend the UNAOC-EF summer school in New York as a representative from Bangladesh. She also supports the UWC education movement as an alumna and a member of the UWC National Committee in Bangladesh.

Joint General Secretary & Country Coordinator - Syed Mafiz Kamal (Onik)

LPC UWC 2007

Syed Mafiz Kamal (Onik) is pursuing a career where he can use his learned knowledge skills focusing on policy research and international civil service.

Syed is an internationally educated (between Bangladesh, India, Hong Kong, Jordan and USA) public policy analyst acquainted with different dynamics ranging between research to policy execution practices internationally. He is a Senior Research Associate at Policy Research Institute (PRI), Bangladesh. Previously, he worked at the UN system in New York in different capacities, including at the UN Global Compact. He has been the Assistant Editor of South Asia Journal. His in-depth research on labor market integration of Syrian refugees in Iraq, has been published in a book “Finding Peace in Iraq". He completed his graduate studies in International Relations and Political Economy from New York University.


 

Treasurer – Chowdhury Khalid Farabee 
Pearson College 2012

Chowdhury Khalid Farabee attended Pearson UWC as a part of its Year 37, graduating with an IB diploma in 2012. After Pearson, Farabee attended Colby College in Waterville, Maine, and pursued a major in Economics and Mathematics. He graduated from Colby in 2016 with a distinction in his major. 

Based in London, Farabee is currently an Associate in the Financing Solutions & Advisory team at Standard Chartered; he assists European Corporates explore complex financing issues through tailored discussions, employing a wide range of technical analysis. Prior to London, Farabee has also worked in Standard Chartered’s Dhaka and Mumbai offices, having joined the bank’s flagship International Graduate program in 2016.

Outreach Coordinator - Salsabeel Khan
Adriatic College 2012  

Salsabeel completed her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in the field of International Political Economy in with the prestigious Shelby Davis Scholarship. She currently works for HiFi Public as a Product and Strategy Consultant.