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A Profile on Sayah Bogor, our 2016-2017 Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center Fellow on Quality of Life in Bangladesh. Sayah was recently featured in UC Berkeley News for her astounding journey from refugee to health researcher at UC Berkeley. Read more about Sayah and her journey HERE>>

We are thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2017 Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center Fellowships and Internships! Information about the awardees can be found HERE>>

IIT Kharagpur is starting a school on Quality and Reliability (Q&R) a first of its kind in India, with the aim to improve the trinity of Process, Planet and People (3P’s) targeting Engineering systems, Human systems and natural systems. with the generous support of distinguished alumnus and Chowdhury Center founder, Mr. Subir Chowdhury.  Read more HERE>>>

Sara Hossain

The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies is thrilled to announce that Bangladeshi lawyer and human rights activist, Sara Hossain, will deliver the 2017 Chowdhury Center Distinguished Lecture on February 16, 2017.  Event details HERE>>>

Our 2015 Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies Fellow on Quality of Life in Bangladesh, Yoshika Crider (Energy & Resource Group), is one of 2000 awardees (out of an application pool of 17,000) who has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Award for her groundbreaking work on safe water technologies for rural and low income Bangladesh.

Op-ed in the Globe and Mail, co-authored by Sanchita Saxena, Chowdhury Center Director and Sarah Labowitz of NYU's Stern Center for Business and Human Rights on the failure of prevailing model for addressing poor working conditions in the apparel supply chain. To read more click here >>

Our newly launched Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies was recently highlighted by ISAS Executive Director, Sanchita Saxena in The Dhaka Tribune (ARTICLE) as well as in an interview on KPFA's Apex Express (INTERVIEW).

Much needed analysis by the Chowdhury Center's very own, Sanchita Saxena. Read Dr. Saxena's recent Op-Ed in the New York Times on the impact of US trade policies on Bangladesh's garment factory workers here.

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