Researcher Profile

Simeen Mahmud

Simeen Mahmud

Lead Researcher
BRAC Development Institute
c/o BRAC University
66, Mohakhali
Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh

Tel: +88028824051-4, ext 4121

Email: simeen@bracuniversity.ac.bd

Biography

Simeen Mahmud is Lead Researcher on Deepening Democracy at the BRAC Development Institute in Dhaka and a member of the Citizenship DRC. Her research has focused on citizenship and participation, education and gender, and women's work and empowerment in Bangladesh. She is currently working on social policy with focus on health and education; the construction of citizen identity and practice in difficult environments; and the effect of health and micro credit interventions on women's well being.

Publications

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