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Md. Abu Nayeem Chowdhury, iEARN-Bangladesh alum

Md. Abu Nayeem Chowdhury is a highly ambitious, motivated and visionary individual with an aim to become a successful social change maker and do positive contribution towards the society by using organizational, leadership, professional, entrepreneurial and analytic skill along with the educational knowledge and experiences. He is a youth leader and advocate for peace and cross-cultural dialogue, through South Asian Youth Society (SAYS). He started his journey as a youth activist and student member of iEARN-Bangladesh.

Nayeem worked for environmental issue in “Four Rivers, One World Project 2009” through iEARN-Bangladesh. In that project he did research in a team on the current pollution measurement of Buriganga River and its probable recovery solution. Recently, in July’13, he participated in 20th iEARN International Conference and 17th Youth Summit at Doha, Qatar.

After that, he found SAYS and started to work with it for the development of youth, like community development, active citizenship, civic education, youth empowerment and youth for peace & prosperity in South Asia. Moreover, he brought a year–long project in 2012 named “Uniting Youth Leaders of Today and tomorrow to Build a Better South Asia” by U.S. Department of State and the first South Asian Youth Leaders’ Summit 2012: Building Prosperity (SAYLS’12) at Dhaka, Bangladesh through SAYS, where the Social Business (SB), father of SB concept is Nobel Peace Laureate Prof. Muhammad Yunus, idea promoted among youth.

Currently, Nayeem is alumni of iEARN and working as a Senior Member of South Asian Youth Society (SAYS) and also involved with as an Executive of IABC | BRACU and Co–Founder & Chief Project Director of Bangladesh Peace Federation (BPF). Besides, he is now actively busy for bringing country’s first residential Model UN, “BRAC University Global Model United Nations 2014” (BUGMUN’14) at Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Nayeem has a dream to create “Peaceful and Prosperous society” by exploring, networking, training, knowledge–sharing, social & cross–border activity and crowning cultural bondage through positivism, social intelligence, entrepreneurship and border-less collaboration.