Naila Chowdhury is a leading management professional, motivational speaker and philanthropist, peacebuilder from Bangladesh. Her core focus is creating self-sustaining programs that economically empower girls, youth and women through Social Credit to underprivileged women in groups and individuals.
She is a Transformational and Social Impact Leader. Her work expands from Human Rights, Global connector, Inclusive Growth, WomenEmpowerment Advocate, Change Maker, Poverty Reduction, Gender Equality,UN SDG Ambassador. PPP – public private partnership. Global Telecom Expert. She envisions a world, where Impact leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators can access the resources they need, to create deep and irreversible social impact, leaving no one behind by addressing the issues of poverty, human rights, equity, connectivity for all, access to finance, inclusion, education improve quality of life, especially for the under represented community in the world. She begun her career at UNICEF then Marie Stopes Clinic (UK), which sparked her life-long interest in women’s rights, economic empowerment and human rights. She is firmly committed to the UN Sustainable Development Goals & Women Empowerment Principles. She has Master’s & Executive MBA from Stockholm School of Economics, Senior Executive Leadership Development Diploma from National University of Singapore. Telecom Fraud Analyst from Cambridge University. She worked in several countries in South east Asia and Europe with Telenor the state owned Norwegian Telecom giant. She oversaw the eponymous women’s empowerment project in GrameenPhone economically empowering the minority women with Dr. Yunus who won a Nobel Peace Prize. She sits on several Boards of prominent organization in USA, in UN bodies like WEP Leadership Team Member, UN Global Compact & former UN Women in Advisory capacity focusing on empowerment of the disadvantaged and vulnerable especially women. She is one Founding director , Social Impact & Innovation , UC San Diego, one of the Founding Women, Fashion4Development , works with First Ladies of the World. She actively supports Annual First Ladies Luncheon in New York during UN General Assembly. She is Board Advisor, San Diego international Film Festival.ImpactLeadership21. San Diego Union Tribune, Strategic Advisor of Mission Driven Finance. Women4Empowerment. Naila is a Former Member/Advisor , TPN, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Her goal is to leave behind a better world for the next generation, be the source of change.