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‘Forget princess, want to be astrophysicist’: Bangladeshi scientist at NASA becomes an inspiration

Mahmooda Sultana, originally from Bangladesh, is an award-winning scientist and former aerospace engineer at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, working at present as the associate head of the Instrument and Payload Systems Engineering Branch under Engineering Directorate.

Tulip appointed Shadow Economic Secretary of UK

Tulip Rizwana Siddiq, a British parliament member and granddaughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, has been appointed as the country’s shadow economic secretary.

Bangladeshi engineer in Forbes 30 Under 30 for 2022

A Bangladeshi engineer has been named in the latest Forbes 30 under 30 list (for 2022), in the science category.

January 30, 2022
January 30, 2022

‘Forget princess, want to be astrophysicist’: Bangladeshi scientist at NASA becomes an inspiration

Mahmooda Sultana, originally from Bangladesh, is an award-winning scientist and former aerospace engineer at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, working at present as the associate head of the Instrument and Payload Systems Engineering Branch under Engineering Directorate.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Tulip appointed Shadow Economic Secretary of UK

Tulip Rizwana Siddiq, a British parliament member and granddaughter of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, has been appointed as the country’s shadow economic secretary.

December 2, 2021
December 2, 2021

Bangladeshi engineer in Forbes 30 Under 30 for 2022

A Bangladeshi engineer has been named in the latest Forbes 30 under 30 list (for 2022), in the science category.

November 21, 2021
November 21, 2021

Bangladeshi expat Haleem receives US Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award

Shah M Haleem, a Bangladeshi expatriate living in the US state of Texas, has been accorded the prestigious “Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award-2021”.

November 16, 2021
November 16, 2021

Bangladeshi calligrapher of Kaaba Kiswa granted Saudi citizenship

Mukhtar Alam Sikder, a Bangladeshi expatriate and a calligrapher of the Holy Kaaba Kiswa, has been granted citizenship of Saudi Arabia under a royal decree.

November 3, 2021
November 3, 2021

Bangladeshi American Shahana first Muslim woman elected to NY City Council

Bangladeshi American Shahana Hanif has made history by becoming the first Muslim woman elected to the New York City Council.

August 14, 2021
August 14, 2021

Overcoming all barriers

She was born into a prosperous family.

July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021

Nobel laureate Yunus urges athletes to create a world of ‘three zeros’

Economist, civil society leader and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Professor Muhammad Yunus has called upon all athletes to provide leadership in creating a world of “three zeros”.

July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021

Hello Kishwar Chowdhury

Bangladeshi-Australian Kishwar Chowdhury Nupur clinched the title of second runner up in the most popular reality show in Australia titled ‘MasterChef Australia’.

July 14, 2021
July 14, 2021

For Bangladesh, Kishwar has already won

Kishwar Chowdhury, the Aussie home cook of Bangladeshi origin, didn’t win the MasterChef Australia title. She placed third. But for us, Bangladeshis who have been closely following her rise and rise on arguably the most popular reality show on food, Kishwar has already won.