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Youth and Work in the Global South

Youth and Work in the Global South

"Youth and work in COVID times - Bangladesh case", a talk by Dr. Imran Matin (BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University, Bangladesh)

The Department of Geography, University of Cambridge and Cambridge Global Challenges Strategic Research Initiative were delighted to host a hybrid talk (in person and on zoom) by Dr. Imran Matin (Executive Director, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University, Bangladesh) on "Youth and work in COVID times: Bangladesh case". The details of the talk are below:

Topic: Youth and work in COVID times - Bangladesh case
Date: 11 November 2021
Time: 4 pm GMT

About the Speaker: Dr. Imran Matin is the Executive Director of the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development, BRAC University, as well as the Country Director of the International Growth Centre in Bangladesh. He is an Economist by training and has held several key roles in global research and development organisations. He was the Chief Research and Policy Officer of Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), a global research organisation working across twenty countries. From 2012 to 2017, he worked as the International Programs Director of Save the Children International, overseeing the international program portfolio of the organisation operating in over 60 countries around the world. Dr Matin started working with BRAC in 2001 as a Senior Economist at its Research and Evaluation Division (RED), which he led from 2003 to 2006 and then at BRAC International as the Deputy Executive Director until 2012. Before starting his long career with BRAC, he had worked for a few years with the World Bank and the Springfield Centre for Business in Development in Durham, UK.