Nasheeba Selim

Senior Social Development Specialist (Gender), Bangladesh Resident Mission
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Ms. Nasheeba Selim is currently working as the Social Development and Gender Specialist in the Bangladesh Resident Mission, ADB. In the past, she has worked with UNDP Bangladesh and been directly involved in the administration of the Chittagong Hill Tracts Development Facility where she worked closely with disadvantaged ethnic minorities groups. Her areas of specialization include gender relations and equality, women's empowerment, mainstreaming gender in sectoral programs, violence against women, sex work and human rights, early marriage and feminization of poverty. She also has experience in communication and knowledge management and the implementation of gender-related programs. Prior to joining UNDP, Nasheeba has worked with BRAC—one of the largest non-governmental organization in the world—and be involved in BRAC Targeting the Ultra Poor Program in North Bengal, focusing on improving the economic and social situation of extremely deprived women. She has a Masters in Gender and Development from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and a bachelor’s in international development from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec.