General Secretary

                                   Tahsina Akhter is an academic scholar in Sociology and Anthropology with extensive teaching experience in different universities of Bangladesh. She is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Dhaka. She also did her Masters in Anthropology from York University. She has a deep interest in social research preferably on women, poverty and development. She has been working with different non-profit organizations here in Canada and Bangladesh. She has a great passion and interest in promoting social justice and women empowerment. She has recently joined the BIES’s Board of Directors taking the responsibility of General Secretary. She can be reached at