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Shahana Afrin Dina

Shahana Afrin Dina

01765248397
afrindina@bsmraau.edu.bd
Lecturer (Economics)

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences In Humanities

Bio Data

Shahana Afrin Dina is working as a Lecturer (Economics) at the Department of Science & Humanities, at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Aviation, and Aerospace University, Old Airport, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Besides, She is also playing the role of Assistant Provost of Female Hall -1, BSMRAAU.

Before, She was a Guest Lecturer at the Department of Economics at Barishal Govt. Women’s College, Barishal. Moreover, in 2019, She worked as a Research Assistant at Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), Agargaon, Dhaka.

Besides, She is one of the Co-founders and Chief of the Skill Development & Counselling Cell of Steps Ahead (A Govt. registered Voluntary Organization) (Website: www.stepsaheadbd.org).  which was established in 2018. In December 2021, She received the “JOY BANGLA YOUTH AWARD 2021” on behalf of Steps Ahead in the “Climate & Innovation” category. In 2018, Steps Ahead was awarded by “German Cooperation” in the “Empowering Women for Leadership” category for the organization’s outstanding community services. In 2022, Steps Ahead received the “Inspiring Women Volunteer Award 2022” organized by UNV Bangladesh, UN Women Bangladesh, VSO Bangladesh, Plan International Bangladesh, and ActionAid Bangladesh. She also received “TORI Leadership Award 2018” given by TORI (A voluntary organization that works for street children to provide educational support) Alumni Committee for the best volunteer and leader in the 10th Anniversary Program of TORI School of Jahangirnagar University. Shahana Afrin Dina attended and completed the “Leadership and Gender Equality Course” provided by the British Council and Clore Social Leadership, UK as part of the Platinum Jubilee Women in Leadership Project 2022.

Education Hightlights:

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Economics | Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Economics | Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka

Reasearch Interest:

Climate Change and Disaster Management
Women’s Empowerment
Gender Equality, and Sustainability
Socioeconomic Development
Health Economics

Awards:

Recipient of “British Council Platinum Jubilee Women’s Leadership Project 2022” fellowship by the British Council in partnership with Clore Social Leadership, UK
Recipient of “ JOY BANGLA YOUTH AWARD 2021” by the Center For Research and Information (CRI) in the category of Climate & Innovation
Recipient of “TORI Leadership Award 2018” given by the TORI Alumni Committee for the best volunteer and leader in the 10th Anniversary Program of TORI School of Jahangirnagar University
Recipient of Merit Scholarship given by the Economics Department of Jahangirnagar University for an excellent result in B.Sc. Honors Examination 2016 & M.Sc. Examination 2017 and performance in co-curricular activities
Recipient of the Barisal Education Board Scholarship given by the Government of Bangladesh for an excellent result in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Examination (2009) & Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) Examination (2011).

Publication:

Journal Article

[1] Khanam, D., Rabbani, G., Dina, S. A. (2021). How Does Climate Change Induced Salinity Force the Coastal People of Bangladesh to Migrate and How Does the Migration Process Violate Human Rights? Jus Humanis Journal of International Human Rights Law, Lund, Sweden, (4), 68-75.

[2] Khanam, D. Dina, S. A. (2020). Water Salinity, Menstrual Health and Human Rights of Coastal Adolescent Girls of Bangladesh: A Story of Misery. Jus Humanis Journal of International Human Rights Law, Lund, Sweden, (3), 69-75.

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