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.
Sumaiya Tasnim Rosama
Rosama Tasnim is the Chief Operating Officer of YPF. She 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.
Shamayla Mahbub is leading 9 Policy Networks of YPF, alongside the PR and Communications Department. She is a final year undergraduate student at University Of Dhaka majoring in International Relations. Fascinated about Climate Change and Globalization, she aims to have an impactful career in the development sector.
A development practitioner by trade, Yasin is an idealist by passion. Through his professional travels, he has met industrious people across the country and has contemplated on how different public policies have affected their livelihoods. Yasin relishes his engagement with the youth and feels energized from their optimism to change status quo.
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
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.
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.
Oishee Eerada Maudud
Oishee Eerada Maudud is the Lead of Policy Network and Dialogue at YPF. She is currently a student at the Institute of Business Administration, University of Dhaka. Always eager to develop herself, she spends her time learning about new things. She is currently learning about digital marketing, though she is interested to learn about finance too.
Shanjida Hossain's passion lies in researching and writing. She tries to shed light on topics that are mostly underrepresented or misrepresented in journalism, such as the rape culture and cyberbullying. Besides writing and reading, Shanjida loves to be philosophical at times. She believes there is honor in fear and courage in modesty. Emotions make us equally humans.
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.
Syed Tanzil Ahmed
Tanzil is YPF's Advocacy Lead. He is spearheading YPF Governance Apprenticeship and Anti-GBV Advocacy. 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.
K.M. Najib Hayder
K.M. Najib Hayder is a student of Banking and Insurance at the University of Dhaka. He believes in inclusionary policies and higher accessibility. His personal interest is in economic policies, infrastructure and investment.
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
Sanjana Hoque Mifta
Sanjana Hoque Mifta is leading YPF Policy Advocacy. She is also coordinating YPF Policy Course and YPF Governance Apprenticeship Program. She has completed her LL.B. from University of Chittagong and LL.M. from South Asian University, New Delhi. Her areas of interest are foreign direct investment, international trade and access to Justice.
Shah Minhaz Noor Chowdhury
Minhaz works as a Research Lead and co-ordinates Foreign Policy Network & YPF Looking Back series. He is a final year undergrad student from Dhaka University majoring in Peace and Conflict Studies. He is fascinated by the interaction among nations and loves to explore them in all their complexities. In the future, he wants to be an International Development professional & apply the love for policy that he has found in YPF.
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.
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.
Nabila Kauser is leading YPF Anti-GBV Advocacy Network. 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 developing data-driven policies for GBV
Golam Mostafa Shuvo
Shuvo is a final year Law student from University of Chittagong. He is currently working as a co-lead of the Governance Apprenticeship programme at Youth Policy Forum. Shuvo is passionate about Socio-legal studies, Public Policy and Rights of Nature.
Zahidul Hassan Sajid
Zahid is a 2nd year DPhil Candidate at the University of Oxford studying Economic Development. Prior to joining Oxford, he completed a Masters in Economics, a Masters in Politics, and Bachelors in Economics, Politics & Philosophy. He also has a strong passion for entrepreneurship and manages multiple firms in the electronics sector.
Aaqib Md. Shatil
Aaqib Md. Shatil is leading the YPF research on Education and Employment Network. He is a development worker interested in education, youth and skills development. Before joining the EMK Center, he worked at different projects of BRAC, UNDP and USAID.
Dr. Pritom Das
Dr. Pritom Das completed his graduation from Dhaka Medical College and Hospital in 2019. He has worked as a Lead at Health Policy Network and currently with the Research, Dialogue and Advocacy Team at YPF.
Sazzadur Rahman Rafi
Sazzadur Rahman Rafi is working in YPF Technology & Big Data Network. Sazzad is passionate about youth leadership, inclusion advocacy, economics and technology. He believes that a true leader listens to people and bring team together to achieve the goal. In his free time, Sazzad loves to play soccer with his 7 years old nephew.
Dr. Md. Samiul Huda
Dr. Md. Samiul Huda is Civil Servant, currently serving as Assistant Surgeon and Medical Officer- Disease Control in Goalunda Upazilla of Rajbari District, where he provides Health Services and Disease Surveillance at the Primary Level. At YPF, he serves as our Coordinator for the Health Policy Network.
Marjuk Ahmad is a seasoned marketing and growth professional with 4 years of experience. Currently he is managing growth and analytics of the Shohoz rides vertical. He has worked in companies like Uber, Robi before where managed growth, CLM, and customer marketing verticals. He is an avid reader and enjoys sports.
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.
Saharin Priya Shaoun
Final year undergraduate student with 4 years experience of working in development sector with different renowned International Organizations especially contributing to the Rohingya refugee crisis which is one of the most vulnerable refugee crisis of the world. Upholding major interest in Public Policy, SDG's, Indigenous community and Environment.
Wahib Mohammad is the Deputy Lead of YPF Creative. He is currently pursuing his BBA in Technology Management at Islamic University of Technology. Wahib is very passionate in graphic designing and has a thirst of learning new things. He always tries to improve himself and in future, he aspires to be a graphic designer.
Chowdhury Noshin Tabassum
Chowdhury Noshin Tabassum is a core team member of YPF. She is doing her Masters in International Relations at University of Dhaka. Noshin is passionate about equality and inclusion, social protection, mental health and foreign policy. She has been working with organizations that promotes rights of the vulnerable communities of the society.
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.
Syeda Ameerah Hoque
Ameerah mainly works for YPF Aspiration (Mentorship and Skills Team). She also contributes to YPF’s English Editorial Team. She is very grateful for having such a wonderful opportunity to work here at YPF.
Ahmad Tousif Jami
Ahmad Tousif Jami is part of the Government Apprenticeship team. He is a high school student interested in various policies. He has facilitated multiple major international conferences. His interests include policies regarding administration, epidemiology, environment and SDGs.
Md Mahir Faisal
This is Mahir Faisal, Deputy Lead, YPF Grassroots Network. Being a Business Graduate(HR) from IIUM, He consistently strives to learn beyond the scopes of conventions, aiming to connect with People in peripheries of the country and to enlighten them with the idea of Policy & Progress. He strongly believes “A right communication can change the world”
Sayed Mohammed Tawsif Zaman
Sayed Mohammed Tawsif Zaman is a freshman BBA student majoring in Banking and Insurance at the University of Dhaka. He has an in depth enthusiasm for policymaking and economics. He's currently working as the Deputy Lead of English Content and Editorial and is a Marketing Executive at Kludio Asia where he specializes in Content, Growth, and PR.
Mashrefa Tarannum is a development enthusiast, currently working as an associate in YPF Bangla Editorial Team. Her interests are in the sector of climate issues, the refugee crisis, and educational policies.
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.
Afia Ibnat is the Deputy Lead of the YPF Fellowship Program and the Mentorship & Skills Team. She is currently a second-year student majoring in International Relations at Tokyo International University. As someone between a skeptic and an idealist, she hopes to one day help empower people and alleviate poverty at the state level. In her free time, she dabbles in copywriting and likes to read about Japanese history and South Korean soft power.
Maria Hassan Oishi
Oishi is currently working in the Energy and Infrastructure Network and also coordinating the Internship Program at YPF. She is a junior year Marketing student at BUP. Oishi believes she can one day establish a Utopian society that shall never face a supply deficit of dumplings. She takes the backseat but emphasizes her stance when required.
Enam Ahmed Shuvo
Enam Ahmed Shuvo - interested in Finance, Economy , Business and Technology. Studying in Finance at RU, and in CMA at ICMAB. Learning Policy in YPF. Working in the YPF Global Network as Coordinator and as associate in Bangla Editorial Team.
Subah Binte Ahsan
Subah sees life as a learning opportunity and believes in learning from new experiences and people. She is a 3rd-year student doing her undergrad on Education at the University of Dhaka and special education is her major focal area. As a research enthusiast, she wants to contribute to the education and development sector in the future.
2020, for Subah Tarek , has been a year full of beginnings - stepping up in 20s, starting university, experiencing a pandemic & of course joining YPF. YPF to her is little about policies & more about people. That's why when she gets mentioned in YPF threads, she knows it's for the game invites, not for the deadline. So, she here's to more meetings & game nights -Cheers to YPF!
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.
Mir Aftabuddin Ahmed
Mir Aftabuddin Ahmed is graduate of Economics and International Relations from the University of Toronto and is currently working as a Personal Banking Adviser at TD Canada Trust. Aftab is a founding member of the BacharLorai movement, and a freelance columnist for The Daily Star and The Dhaka Tribune, with over 100 published articles.
Mowmita Basak Mow
Co-founder, Ithiki; Weidenfeld-Hoffmann Scholar, University of Oxford
Nabila Tasneem Anonnya
A final year undergraduate student at Brac University, Dhaka, Bangladesh majoring in Anthropology and Economics. Interested in Human Rights, Gender Studies, Socio-economics, Socio-political thoughts and History. Have research interests in the field of Gender Justice.
Saadi Abdullah has completed his mbbs last year from Dhaka medical college and now doing an internship in the same medical college hospital. He has been appointed as the lead of the health policy network in December 2020.
Studying in Department of Development Studies at University of Dhaka. Attached with several extra curricular activities including YPF. Interest fields are inclusive and sustainable development, history and culture, politics and policymaking etc.
Nusrat Hayat Khan
Nusrat Hayat Khan is about to complete her BBA degree from Bangladesh University of Professionals with a major in Finance. She joined YPF as an associate in the English Editorial and Content team. She is also a part of the GA program under the LJN Judiciary Research team and the Policy Research Team.
Tisha Sikder currently studying in Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology aspires of a world of equity and with YPF she utters "Let's make it happen"