PROFESSOR MAHBUBA NASREEN – International Conference on Sustainable Development 2017 at UIU

PROFESSOR MAHBUBA NASREEN

PROFESSOR MAHBUBA NASREEN

PROFESSOR MAHBUBA NASREEN

Director and Professor of Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies at University of Dhaka

Biography

Mahbuba Nasreen is the founding Director of Institute of Disaster Management and Vulnerability Studies at University of Dhaka. Dr. Mahbuba Nasreen has been involved in research in the areas of theory, gender, disasters, environment, climate change, education, social inclusion, indigenous community and other areas of social development since late eighties. She has joined as a Lecturer in the Department of Sociology in 1988 and became Professor at the same department in 2005, University of Dhaka. After obtaining MSS in Sociology from the University of Dhaka, Dr. Nasreen received Commonwealth Scholarship for pursuing her PhD Degree in New Zealand. Her dissertation topic was“Coping with Floods: the Experiences of Rural Women in Bangladesh”. She obtained PhD in 1995. Prof. Nasreen is the first woman attaining the PhD research who, since the mid-90s, forcefully arguing that women are contributors to resilient rather than conventional viewing of them as mere victims of disasters. As a member of the National Disaster Management Advisory Committee, Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR), Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (GoB) Prof. Nasreen contributed to policy making in reducing disaster risks and other relevant areas of national and international drivers.

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PROFESSOR MAHBUBA NASREEN