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Samira Syed

Samira Syed
Senior Manager at BRAC

Samira Syed is a Senior Manager at BRAC, where focuses on organizational learning and strategic initiatives. She previously worked in BRAC’s Skills Development Program. Samira is an Erasmus Mundus Global Studies master’s graduate, with a specialization in working conditions in Bangladesh’s garments industry.

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Articles by Samira Syed

  • Sadiaa Haque / Samira Syed

    Answering Rohingya Refugee Crisis in Bangladesh with Skills Development, Artisan Training

    Innovation is often associated with the newest technology or the latest app. But it also can be seen in the fresh application of a tried-and-true strategy – just in a new context. In Cox’s Bazar, a small town on the southeastern coast of Bangladesh, extreme poverty, a fraught socio-cultural landscape and the Rohingya refugee humanitarian crisis have exacerbated existing vulnerabilities and placed an unprecedented burden on women in the host communities. Sadiaa Haque and Samira Syed of BRAC explain how the organization is helping them bounce back through artisanal skills training and employment opportunities.

    Categories
    Entrepreneurship
    Tags
    poverty alleviation, refugees
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