OFP Advisory Committee member Shahidul Islam has worked in the public and nonprofit education sectors for over 17 years in both Bangladesh and in Afghanistan. After many years working as a senior education adviser at US-AID, he is currently at Queen's University pursuing his doctoral degree, and further developing his education leadership and policy analysis skills. Professionally, Shahidul focuses on global governance in education, education program evaluation, and policy advocacy to realize Sustainable Development Goals.
I believe all children are born with huge potential and education is the single most important tool to realize those potentials. I am with OfP since it is helping the most marginalized children in northern Bangladesh to emerge as human capital and build an enlightened society. -- Shahidul Islam