Rubana Huq

Rubana Huq (born 9 February 1964)[4] is a Bangladeshi businesswoman and poet.[5] She is the current managing director of Mohammadi Group, a Bangladeshi conglomerate.[6][3] She was featured in BBC 100 Women in 2013 and 2014.[7][8] In 2019, she became the first elected female President of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA).[2]

Rubana Huq
রুবানা হক
Rubana Huq at the 21st Year Celebration Ceremony of TechnoVista Limited.jpg
Rubana Huq in April 2019
President of BGMEA
In office
2019–2021
Preceded byMd. Siddiqur Rahman
Succeeded byFaruque Hassan[1]
Personal details
Born (1964-02-09) 9 February 1964 (age 57)
Noakhali, East Bengal, Dominion of Pakistan
Nationality Bangladesh
Spouse(s)Annisul Huq
Children4
Alma mater
Known forBusiness Woman & President, BGMEA[2] and Managing Director, Mohammadi Group[3]

Early life and educationEdit

Huq was born on 9 February in 1964 in Noakhali.[4] She was educated at Viqarunnisa Noon School and Holy Cross College.[4] She completed her master's in English literature from East West University in 2008 and PhD from Jadavpur University in 2018.[4][9]

CareerEdit

Huq served as the CEO of TV Southasia from 2006 to 2010.[10][11]

Huq won the SAARC Literary Award for her poems in 2006.[10] She wrote a book of poems titled Time of My Life.

Huq is a member of board of trustees in Asian University for Women.[12]

Personal lifeEdit

Huq was married to Annisul Huq, a former mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation. She has three children - Navidul Huq, Wamiq Umaira, Tanisha Fariaman Huq[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Faruque Hassan, new BGMEA president". The Daily Star. 5 April 2021. Retrieved 5 April 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Rubana Huq elected first female BGMEA President". Dhaka Tribune. 12 April 2019. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Rubana Huq gives a talk at AIUB". Daily Sun. Dhaka. 11 August 2016. Archived from the original on 28 February 2017. Retrieved 28 February 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ a b c d e রুবানা হক একা এবং অনেক. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). 21 November 2018. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  5. ^ Moshiri, Nazanine (3 October 2012). "From Milan Fashion Week to Dhaka". Al Jazeera. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016. Retrieved 18 December 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Rubana Huq elected as BGMEA's first female President". Mohammadi Group. 7 April 2019. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
  7. ^ Samira Sadeque, Syeda (8 March 2014). "Rubana Huq: Emblem of empathy". Dhaka Tribune. Archived from the original on 18 December 2016. Retrieved 18 December 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "100 Women: Cambodian girl's fashion dream". BBC News. 7 March 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Talk Show on 'Women Entrepreneurs of Bangladesh: Status, Problems & Prospects'". American International University-Bangladesh. Archived from the original on 18 December 2016. Retrieved 18 December 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ a b Isas Departmental (27 April 2016), Price and Progress: Beyond Rana Plaza in Bangladesh, retrieved 19 April 2019
  11. ^ "British Bangladesh Chamber of Women Entrepreneurs (BBCWE)". Retrieved 19 April 2019.
  12. ^ "AUW Board of Trustees". Asian University for Women. Archived from the original on 22 May 2016. Retrieved 18 December 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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