Zainab Syed Ahmed
Zainab is currently working as an Assistant Manager in the Curriculum Development team. Since 2016, she has trained about one thousand youths, and mentored 26 one-month long social projects to improve the health, education, and employment status of the underprivileged communities of Dhaka city, especially women and children. In addition to this, she is involved with training women from marginalized communities with leadership skills required for job. Similarly, she has provided leadership training to the American Center Girls’ Club, JAAGO Foundation, Physically challenged Development Foundation (PDF) as well as Bangladesh Brand Forum. Furthermore, she is involved with developing online courses (in Bengali) at the online educational platform called BYLCx platform. Along with this, she is developing a leadership curriculum that is reproducible, engaging and mobilizes youth in leading change. She was a participant of BYLC’s Youth Leadership Bootcamp, 2015.
She graduated with the highest distinction in Bachelors of Pharmacy (Honors) from BRAC University, and was awarded the Chancellor’s Gold Medal for obtaining the highest CGPA from all the undergraduate programs at its 11th Convocation.
Zainab has completed IGCSE and A levels from Bangladesh International School (English Section), Jeddah (BISESJ). Through her endeavor to achieve great heights in academics, she ranked 1st in the world in the GCE subject “Food and Nutrition” in IGCSE for which she also received an honorary award at the Cambridge Outstanding Achiever Awards Ceremony.
She believes in creating a positive change in the society through leading change, and thus, inspire the next generation of youth to become aspiring changemakers. This is why she believes that if each of us step in with our potentials or expertise, and collaborate together, we can then co-create a better Bangladesh together and be testimony for all the generations to come.