Nashrah Ahmed

Teach For Bangladesh

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Name: Nashrah Ahmed
Organization: Teach For Bangladesh
Nashrah Ahmed was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh but grew up in the United States. She attended the College of William and Mary, where she majored in Chemistry and was also involved in a variety of student activities. She graduated in 2009, after which she joined Teach for America as a corps member in the Washington D.C. area. After teaching for two years she moved to Bangladesh, and taught Science at two private English medium schools. She is now part of the start-up team at Teach For Bangladesh.

Challenge Entries

Teach For Bangladesh is a fellowship program that runs on the following model:

Recruitment and Selection: Attracting outstanding university graduates and young professionals of diverse backgrounds to apply for the fellowship. Admitting individuals who demonstrate the personal, academic and professional competencies necessary to positively impact student achievement under very challenging circumstances.

Leadership Development: Training and supporting Fellows through intensive six-week pre-service and ongoing in-service professional development to maximize their classroom impact.