Executive Director

Dr. Rokeya Akhter Himi
SHE IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AT SAIST FOUNDATION. ALSO, SHE IS THE National Individual Consultant; Gender Specialist, SACP Project, Ministry of Agriculture & IFAD. She achieved her PhD from University of Dhaka

Director, Research and Innovation

Juwel Rana
Mr. Juwel Rana has pursued a dual Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in European Master of Public Health (EMPH) from the University of Sheffield, the UK, and EMPH in Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences from the EHESP School of Public Health, France, under the prestigious Erasmus Mundus Scholarship.

Senior Research Fellow (Honorary)

Dr. Rakibul Islam, MPH, PhD
Dr. Rakibul Islam is a clinical epidemiologist with a specific interest in non-communicable diseases in women, and currently working at the Women's Health Research Program, Monash University, Australia.

Research Fellow (Honorary)

Ashraful Kabir, MSS, MPH
Ashraful Kabir, a PhD student (anticipated completion in 2022) at the School of Public Health & Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia,

Research Assistant

Jakera Rahman
Jakera Rahman is working as a Research Assistant with SAIST. She assists our research team on field survey, data collection, literature reviewing, documentation and also play supportive role to regulate our online programs.

Research Associate

Masud Rana
Masud Rana is working as a Researcher (Research Associate) with SAIST. He conducts research including literature review,data collection and report writing. He completed his BSS and MSS in Public Administration from University of Dhaka in 2019 and 2020 respectively.

Research Assistant (Intern)

Dr. Sara Ahmed
Dr. Sara Ahmed is working as a Researcher (Intern) with SAIST. She co-hosts the weekly program ‘On Critique of Research’ along with Mitu Rani Das aired live every week on SAIST Facebook page. She completed her graduation from Dhaka National Medical College in 2011.

Research Assistant (Intern)

Mitu Rani Das
Mitu Rani Das is working as a Researcher (Intern) with SAIST. She facilitates and co-hosts the weekly live program 'On Critique of Research' on the Facebook page of SAIST.

Staff Researcher

Arifur Rahaman
Arifur Rahaman is currently completing his MSS at the Department of Sociology, University of Dhaka. He has completed his Bachelor's in 2019 from the same department.

Creative Designer

Anmol Nawar Rahman
Anmol Nawar Rahman has been working as the creative designer of SAIST. She is studying at George Brown College, Toronto Canada in the major 3D animation.

IT Executive

Md Shahin Aktar
Shahin Aktar works as an IT executive at the SAIST Foundation. He received his BSS and MSS in Sociology from Dhaka International University in 2015 and 2016 respectively. He finished a week-long research methodology course