Marjuk Ahmad, a graduate of the second Building Bridges through Leadership Training program, was an executive of the Curriculum Development and Teaching team. His core responsibilities included creating a strategy and action plan for the curriculum development of online on-campus leadership training programs. He also assisted in facilitating different leadership programs and conducting workshops and presentations on leadership in different schools, colleges, and universities across the country.
Prior to joining BYLC, Marjuk worked as a research assistant at South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM). At SANEM, Marjuk completed assessment for climate sensitivity and applied climate sensitization for more than 400 Ministry Budget Framework (MBF) projects as part of Inclusion of Climate Dimension in Ministry Budget Framework (MBF), a project undertaken by Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh, and research conducted and consulted by PMTC and SANEM. He also conducted research and wrote a comprehensive report on “Improving Working Condition in the Ready-Made Garment Sector: A Baseline Study”, a study undertaken by International Labour Organization and conducted by SANEM.
Marjuk graduated from Green Mountain College, Vermont, USA, with a degree in Sustainable Business major and Mathematics minor. During his junior year, Marjuk completed a semester at Stanford University as a visiting exchange student, where he took courses on computer science and entrepreneurship. During his time at college, Marjuk ran in the college cross-country team, and served as the vice-president of the Inter-Cultural Center, the international student club of Green Mountain College. Prior to leaving for the USA for higher education, Marjuk completed a year of undergraduate economics study at the department of Economics, University of Dhaka. Marjuk has completed his higher secondary education from Notre Dame College, Dhaka, where he represented prestigious Notre Dame College Gold team in Debate and served as the President of the club.
Marjuk loves to read and write. His writings have been published at major national newspapers such as the Financial Express, The Daily Jugantor, Observer Bangladesh, among others. In his spare time, he also enjoys playing guitar, standup comedy, and visiting countryside of Bangladesh.