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 2016 Asia Foundation Development Fellow 


Engineer & Founder of Bengali Youth Platform



Mr. Nuruddin Ahmed is an engineer, social entrepreneur, author, and the founder of the international award-winning Bengali youth platform, a mobilizing platform that has reached a quarter of a million Bengali-speaking youth. Shorob publishes pieces various issues such as civic participation, human rights and minority rights. Ahmed also directs Shorob Accountability Lab, which develops innovative mobile applications focusing on government transparency, accountability and free and fair elections. He is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Public Administration at the Central European University on a full fellowship. He holds an engineering degree in Computer Science from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology.