Aamer Mostaque Ahmed
Aamer Mostaque Ahmed is the Executive Director of YPF. He has six and a half years experience in the financial sector. He had the opportunity to work with big corporate houses, infrastructure projects, foreign funds and syndication financing. He is a policy enthusiast and truly believe in the need for a youth driven policy initiative. Aamer is also a thriller writer at Batighar Prokashoni.
Shamayla is currently pursuing her Masters from the Department of International Relations at University of Dhaka majoring in South Asian Studies. Fascinated about globalisation with a keen interest in South Asia, she aims to have an impactful career in the development sector.
Mastura is a Commonwealth Scholar pursuing MPP from Victoria University of Wellington and MSc (International Relations) from Nanyang Technological University. She has worked at The Daily Star, BAT Bangladesh, and SELISE. Mastura is passionate about gender equality and foreign affairs, and is also a published author.
Tausif has been a part of the YPF journey from 2018. Currently he is the Head of Strategic Planning and Organizational Development. He is a marketeer by profession and has experience in working for multinational CPG companies in different markets. He graduated from Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka
Raisa Sara is the Head of YPF's Policy Research, and Human Development Policy Cluster. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and International Business at Sam Houston State University. She completed her Masters in Economics from London School of Economics and PhD from Texas A&M University. Her research focuses on topics related to the well-being of women and children as well as the long run effects of conflict.
Anika Bushra is the co-Lead of YPF Policy Networks. She is an undergraduate student at North South University, majoring in economics along with a keen interest in environmental economics. With a desire to help socioeconomically disadvantaged communities, she hopes to work towards building a society where everyone will have equal opportunities.
Farabi Mahmud loves to write codes and solve problems. He is doing his Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering from Texas A&M University. Currently, he is working as the lead of Technology & Big Data network of Youth Policy Forum.
Mowmita Basak Mow
Co-founder, Ithiki; Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholar, University of Oxford
Shah Minhaz Noor Chowdhury
Minhaz tries to ensure YPF's brilliant & numerous works reach as many people as possible and leave a lasting impression. He is truly honoured to be a small part of YPF’s journey since 2019. He aspires to be an international development practitioner someday and work in every continent.
Zaheer Abbas is a high school student finishing his final year in Mahindra United World College, India. His interests in policymaking lie primarily in foreign policy, although he is also passionate towards fields such as economic planning and the environment. In his free time, Zaheer likes to write, play games, or think about dominating the world.
Syed Tanzil Ahmed
Tanzil is YPF's Head of Advocacy. He is spearheading all of YPF's advocacy initiatives that engage policymakers and bridge them to the ideas of the youth. He is pursuing a bachelors of International Studies at SFU, and has worked as CSO of Gaze - introducing A.I to road safety in Bangladesh. As Co-Founder of the Joyodhoni Foundation, he actively works with the grassroots for social reform.
Nabila Kauser is leading Social Impact Campaign. She's a part-qualified ACA and working in Assurance at EY London. Previously, she has worked with Grameen and BRAC, including projects with the World Bank and IDS,UK. She completed her BSc Economics from University of Warwick and has been associated with data-driven human centric design and research
An undergraduate second-year student pursuing BBA from IBA, Rajshahi University. Prodyut is keenly interested to acquire skills both technical and human. He loves to read books and write article on different Business aspects in his leisure time
Golam Mostafa Shuvo
Shuvo is a LL.M student from University of Chittagong. He is currently working as the Policy Advocacy Lead for YPF. Shuvo is passionate about Law and Policy Analysis, Digital Wellbeing and Rights of Nature.
Hasnat Kalam Suhan
Hasnat Kalam Suhan is currently pursuing to finish his post-graduation from California State University, Sacramento. He completed his bachelor from Shahjalal University of Science & Technology (SUST), Bangladesh. He loves reading, cookin , saving memes, and actively dissecting all the debates going on our facebook group.
Wahib works as the Head of Creative team which is responsible for all of YPF's graphical contents. He is a third year student pursuing BBA in Technology Management at IUT. Beside being a business student, he is passionate in branding and designing. He is very keen to learn new things and likes to take challenges. In future, he wants to be in the marketing and branding sector.
Abrar Galib Fahad
I am a medical undergraduate at Sylhet Osmani Medical College. Passionate about healthcare and economics.
Mahpara Nuren Ishfer
Mahpara nuren ishfer, Head of Organisational Synergy is going to finish her higher studies soon. She believes in keeping on learning always. She's very much enthusiastic about going to Marvel Universe in reality & dreams to bring effective positive impact through her work in the world.
Tarannum Sarwat Sahar
Tarannum Sahar is a Public Policy master's student at UC Berkeley. She completed her bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering and Economics from Cornell University with a focus on energy and environment. In her free time, Sahar loves to explore the outdoors, play the violin, or dive into absurdist philosophy.
Aaqib Md. Shatil
Aaqib Md. Shatil is leading the YPF research on Education and Employment Network, apart from being a student at the University of Sussex. He is a development worker interested in education, youth and skills development. He worked at EMK Center, BRAC and UNDP in different capacities.
Farhan Uddin Ahmed
Since 2018, Farhan Uddin Ahmed has been writing. First, on personal skill development and now, on business and policy. And this passion for writing stems from his belief that information can empower and enrich oneself and the greater society. This writing career has taken him to broad roles from research, analysis to content planning & writing.
Maliha Arosha Hasan
Maliha Arosha Hasan is the lead for Jobs and Economic Policy. Under her leadership, the team has conducted multiple webinars and is currently publishing a monthly news bulletin featuring the news of the economy from home and abroad. She is studying Bachelor of Commerce, double majoring in Economics and Finance from Griffith University in Australia and will graduate in 2022.
Shoaib Mahmudul Hoque
Shoaib Mahmudul Hoque is jointly leading the Environment Policy Network at YPF. He is currently studying Population, Ecology and Environment at University of Dhaka. His work is focused on analyzing existing Environment and Energy policies of Bangladesh.
Enam Ahmed Shuvo
Enam Ahmed Shuvo is currently working as coordinator of Technology and Big Data Network under Technology and Innovation Team of YPF. His research interest is on emerging technology policy analysis.
Puspita Hossain is the lead of Governance Apprenticeship program and Healthcare and Well-being policy network. She is trained as a doctor and public health researcher, and currently pursuing her PhD in McMaster University.
Sumaiya Tasnim Rosama
Rosama Tasnim is doing her BSS in Development Studies at University of Dhaka and is in her final semester. Rosama is passionate about Gender and Inclusion and Local Development Policies.
Nowshin is currently working as the coordinator of the ‘Law and Justice Network’ of Youth Policy Forum. She is a senior student in the department of Law at the University of Dhaka. Her interest primarily focuses on humanitarian laws and human rights issues. Nowshin prefers working on the loopholes of laws on human rights issues of her country.
Aurin Hasan Nova
Aurin Hasan is a Research Associate for the YPF Economic Policy and Jobs Research Team. She is also working with the YPF Governance Apprenticeship Program. She is an undergraduate Economics student at North South University. Her interest lies in policy issues related to jobs and inclusion.
Mohammad Sifat is an associate of YPF Bangla Editorial team.He is a student of International Relations at University of Dhaka. Apart from studying he is working as a content developer in an anti extremist campaign 'Positive Bangladesh.
Nayeema N. Khan
I am currently studying Economics at Brac University.I am passionate about human rights, climate issues, economics and business policy. I believe that the change and good starts with ourselves first and solidarity can make a difference.I am always curious about learning and enriching my knowledge and sole heartedly believe boxing is the best sport in the planet.
Jawad Shams is keen on knowing the issues of the grassroots in order to incorporate them with the macro economics policies of the country. Besides, his enthusiasm looms over the health and well being of the people which is derived from the country's economic progress.
Samia Tahsin Hoque
An Economics major who enjoys new challenges and is passionate about creating gender-sensitive policies as a corporate cultural norm.
Adiba has recently finished her A levels from Manarat Dhaka International College. Adiba has contributed for research materials for COP26 under YPFGA- Tanvir shakil joy MP. She sometimes writes articles for YPF blog. She is leading Safe Migration policy network. She is also working for 8th fyp Reform Tracker.
Redwan Uz Zaman Reham
I am a tireless learner, and a preacher of honesty and wisdom who would love to contribute to society as much as possible.
I am currently majoring in Economics at the University of Dhaka. I am passionate about social development, entrepreneurship, gender equality, and education. At YPF, I am working as the deputy lead of the Bangla Content team and the coordinator of the Safe Migration network. I hope to work in the development sector and also be an entrepreneur in the future.
I am an undergraduate student at BRAC University majoring in Economics. I am passionate about research in development economics, gender and human rights.
Rafid Mohammad Ishrak
Rafid Mohammad Ishrak is a Law student currently pursuing LLB from University of Chittagong. Apart from being an enthusiast in learning about Institutional systems and their functions, he has a keen eye on development policy, political economy and geopolitics. He is in YPF for more than 2 years and worked in Government Apprenticeship program and Politics and Governance team.
Tahasin Tasnim Mohce
Tahasin Tasnim Mohce is a research and development enthusiast. Currently she is working as a Coordinator of Grassroots Network. She is perusing her bachelors in Department of Development Studies at Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP). Her passion looms around Development Economics, Migration and Refugee Crisis, Poverty Alleviation and Local Governance.
Sayma Akhter Jafrin
A resilient person with a strong growth mindset. I want to learn and develop my critical skills and contribute to the impact of the community I belong to. I am more interested in Sustainability and Circular Economical Policy development. I am an enthusiast and thrive to be the voice of change.
Ragib Anjum is currently pursuing Bachelor's in World Religions and Culture from the University of Dhaka. Aims to become an academician and visual communication specialist. Interested in making public policies more inclusive and culturally aware. Have previously worked on 'Religion's Impact on Behaviour' and 'Cultural History of South Asia'
Junaina Nazneen is a high-school student studying in Lebanon. She is passionate on developing education systems and building opportunities with her knowledge on different cultures.
Sirazum Munira Raiyan
I'm pursuing my bachelor's degree in Health Economics at University of Dhaka. My main areas of interest are economics, health economics, policy, and research. For the purpose of expanding my knowledge and experience, I look for new learning possibilities. Aiming for a significant career in the health sector.
Hrishik is currently pursuing his A-Levels at Dhanmondi Tutorial, and is also spearheading the YPF Foreign Policy Team and Rohingya Advocacy. Aside from his academics and work at YPF, he is also a competitive debater and a writer who is currently working as a contributor at The Daily Star.
Sad Ebne Walid
Sad Ebne Walid is currently pursuing his undergrad from the Institute of Education and Research at the University of Dhaka. He is currently working as a coordinator in Education Policy Network. Sad has a great interest in social research and the development sector of Bangladesh.
Shakila is an undergraduate student at Bangladesh University of Professionals. She also works as a freelance tutor and kindergarten teacher. When she is not wasting time watching animal videos, she enjoys writing, listening to music and experimenting with chocolate and coffee.
Sadia Masharuf is an anthropology graduate and a development worker.
Mahjabin Rashid Lamisha
I'm an Economics major who's keen to build a society that is safe and free of hatred. My dream is to incorporate my feminist ideas with my policy knowledges and to make a difference in the long run. I am always open to learn new stuff but mostly open to new baking recipes because I love to spread sweetness around.
Nayeema Nusrat Arora
I am a student of International Relations in University of Dhaka who loves problem-solving and writing and I'm most passionate about gender and migration issues.
Rayhana Akter is currently coordinating the Environment Policy Network. She has completed her graduation from Department of Environmental Science, Jahangirnagar University. She has been working as a climate activist. Her research interest lies in climate change, environmental sustainability and gender equality.
Tabassum is currently the co-ordinator of YPF Foreign Policy team. She is pursuing her Bachelors in International Relations at the University of Dhaka. Her interest lies in foreign policy analysis, and gender equity and inclusion.