Esrat Karim – Bangladesh


Esrat Karim

Founder and Director at AMAL


Esrat was born & raised in Bangladesh and completed her degree from University of Dhaka in finance. She dreams of a world where everyone has free access to education as well as to a better life. She is working to empower street children out of poverty by leveraging education. Today, she’s reached over 200 slum tudents with her literacy and basic skills training, and hopes to come to Watson to build out a work/study-exchange model to give her students work experience. She is a quick learner, eager to further technical knowledge and skills, offering three years of experience working in non-profit organizations. A reliable team mate with a determined work ethic capable of completing several top quality assignments simultaneously. Ability to work collaboratively, as well as independently, in cross-cultural environments with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Offering excellent abilities in identifying, analyzing and solving problems. She has fluency in Bengali, Hindi, Urdu and English.