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Rummanul Ferdous

Position: 
Alumnus, M.S.
Rummanul Ferdous
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Hello everyone, my name is Rummanul Ferdous and I am from Bangladesh. I am an alumnus MS student in International Development at Payson Center, Tulane University. I was an early participant of the Panama Field Work Experience Program.

As for my previous academic background, I have completed my Bachelor’s degree in International Relations (IR) at University of Dhaka in 2010 and Master’s in IR from the same university in 2012. During my Bachelor’s and Master’s level I did some very interesting works; for instance, Street Children in Bangladesh and their future, the dire consequences of Global Warming in the Developing Countries, border conflicts between Bangladesh and India, comprehensive analysis on International Law with regard to Nuclear Weapon etc. In the recent past, I have done a research project, under the supervision of Dr. Delwar Hossain, about the Intra-Group Conflicts in Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh. Besides, I worked as an officer in the Cards Department (American Express - Gold Card) at the City Bank Limited.

Apart from my academic background, I am a photographer and participated in many photography contests. I have two photography exhibitions in my country. One was exhibited at the National Museum and the other was exhibited at TSC (Teacher-Student Center), University of Dhaka.

Finally, I am truly excited that I have joined this program and I believe, by joining this program,  I can earn some more knowledge on the subject and position myself at a more competitive suite in the future.

Primary Classification: 
Panama Field Work Experience Testimonial: 
Payson’s MS program in Panama is truly an exciting program for future international development leaders. Prior to joining Payson, I was looking for a program where I could gain practical experience and use my theoretical knowledge outside the classroom. Payson’s Panama field program was the only choice—no other Master’s of International Development incorporates such an extensive developing country work experience component. Needless to say, gaining hands-on experience with the UNDP is not only helping me to understand the UN system but is also preparing me for work in a range of different areas within the field of international development. Plus, it has helped me learn Spanish!
Degrees: 
  • BSS, University of Dhaka, International Relations, 2010
  • MSS, University of Dhaka, International Relations, 2012
  • MS, Tulane Payson Center for International Development, International Development 2015
Country Experience: 
Bangladesh
Panama

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