Advocacy & Communications Specialist




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Following graduation in English, Amir started his career in the academia. He taught English at schools and then universities for more than six years. Before moving to the non-profit sector in early 2009, he worked at bdnews24 as Sub-Editor.

Till 2016 with ActionAid Bangladesh in several capacities, he contributed to fundraising, knowledge management and communications. He developed numerous products and publications tied to policy advocacy and campaigns. He contributed to profiling the brand by revamping the website and managing the social media accounts. He convened the central printing and publication committee standardising contents for internal consumption and external dissemination.

With 'Developing Midwives Project' team at BRAC JPGSPH of BRAC University, he is translating communications goals into actions, building capacity of partners and bringing campaign tone to communication activities for stronger brand-footing around midwifery in Bangladesh. In so doing, he is employing his knowledge of development photography, documentary filmmaking and graphics design.