Farah Chowdhury

Farah Chowdhury

Farah Chowdhury

Manager, Office Of Professional Development (OPD) | BYLC

Farah is working as the Manager in the Office of Professional Development (OPD) team at Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC). Farah is managing OPD’s initiative of training and placing youth in meaningful positions in private, public, and civil sector. She leads the professional development curriculum design and is one of the lead instructors in training professionals and fresh graduates with the 21st century skills for thriving in the rapidly changing job market. Farah is also overseeing the building of sustainable strategic relationship with external stakeholders for the purpose of creating opportunities for BYLC graduates.

Prior to working at BYLC, Farah worked for Standard Chartered Bank Bangladesh, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, BRAC University and an accounting firm in USA. In her last role as a Project Manager, Farah closely worked with all internal and external stakeholders in successfully planning and implementing a project of prevention of aging of accounts receivables.

Farah competed her executive education in The Art and Practice of Leadership Development from Harvard University, USA. She earned her master’s degree in business economics from Brooklyn College, USA, and was awarded with the Brooklyn College Foundation General Scholarships Fund for outstanding academic achievements in 2014. During her bachelor’s in economics and finances at BRAC University, Bangladesh, she consistently secured performance-based scholarship and was awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Medal for obtaining the highest CGPA in the graduating batches of 2010.

Farah is a firm believer in leadership training and strongly believes that a quality education is vital in bringing about a positive change in the economy. She is committed to delivering a positive impact and a strong sense of commitment towards the nation through providing leadership education for the youth of Bangladesh.