Mehrin Mubdi Chowdhury | The Daily Star
  • Mehrin Mubdi Chowdhury

  • Moments of sublimity

    When you are in your 30s, doing things in abundance, let's say in a week, it still falls short compared to what a 20-year-old can do, maybe in a day!
  • Transgender and proud

    Bullied, harassed and oppressed for acting feminine, even though she was born a man, Tashnuva Shishir eventually came out as a transgender person during her twenties, and took up dancing and theatre. Now, being a social worker, she has emerged as a forerunner to the trans-movement in the country.
  • The legacy behind Tangail Saree Kutir

    Nothing about Tangail Saree Kutir was planned in advance — “Its success is a coincidence of place, time, and hard work,” Monira Emdad admits.
  • International Women's Day 2019

    The revolution begins with us

    She is an all through professional, fighting head-on in a grossly male dominated industry. With a tough 'deshi' twang balanced perfectly with a down to earth attitude, she certainly conveys a sense of self-assurance.
  • Autism Awareness: an IPNA story

    Every parent of a child who misses their developmental milestone is slightly anxious, worrying that their worst fear might come true, but autism is hardly an endemic to the 21st century.