Fahmida Homayra completed her BSc and MSc (Applied Statistics) at the University of Dhaka in 2005 and 2007. She also completed her MSc (Statistics) at the University of New Brunswick, Canada in 2011. She worked as a statistical research analyst at the Canadian Research Institute for Social Policy, UNB. Most of her work involved statistical analysis of large and complex data sets for provincial, national and international reports. She also worked as a statistical research analyst at the Medical Council of Canada. Currently, she is working as a senior statistician at the James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University.