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Work experience

Sep 1992Jul 2006

Deputy Director Publicity

Department of Environment (DoE)
  • Developed television content on the subject of environmental issues
  • Published journals/edited several issues in Bangladesh
  • Extensively trained in Japan & Malaysia on Environmental Management-Pollution Control, EIAs (Environmental Impact Assessment) and Planning
  • Worked with Canadian CIDA – earning credential – on “Strengthening DoE” and “Capacity Building” Projects (highlighting cultural, tribal and environmental issues)
  • Authored reports on environmental impacts of development projects
  • Organized seminars and cultural events such as “World Environment Day” and “International Ozone Day” observances
Jul 1990Aug 1992

Senior Sub Editor

The New Nation, Dhaka

Subbing, editing and selecting news

Education

May 2014Present

Certificate in Call Centre Operations

Centennial College, Toronto, ON

Call centre customer service 

Sep 2014Apr 2015

Enrolled in Culture & Heritage program

Centennial College
Aug 1986Jul 1988

MA in English

University of Dhaka
Jun 1982Jul 1986

B.A. Hon's in English

University of Dhaka

Text Section

Published articles on culture and heritage.

http://archive.thedailystar.net/magazine/2006/03/03/travel.htm

Freelance writer/short story writer in Bengali (won Desh Literary Award-2014,Dhaka), article writer in Bengali and English

Articles/short stories published in various newspapers in Dhaka and ethnic (Bengali newspapers in Toronto)/East York Observer, Toronto

Portfolio

Knowledge of state-of-the-art innovative technologies.  Developed a YouTube video.

Portfolio

Certified Member, ECO-Canada. Published a book entilted "Knowing the Environment" in 2008.

Portfolio

Writer of multicultural issues. Write ups published in ethnic newspapers. Conducted research on tribal population in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh.

Skills

Amateur artist
Drawings and paintings
 Computer applications      
MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access & Outlook, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign proficiency