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15 Jan 2020

Alumna appointed new country director of WaterAid

Hasin Jahan has been appointed as Bangladesh’s new country director of international charity WaterAid, who aim to improve access to safe water and sanitation.

WaterAid work within 28 countries and have been in Bangladesh since 1986. The charity report that over 4 million people lack access to basic drinking water in Bangladesh, and over 85 million lack access to basic sanitation.

Hasin has 25 years’ experience of working in the field of water, sanitation and hygiene, and from 2015 to 2019 worked as the Bangladesh country director of development charity Practical Action.

The alumna, who has hosted development talk-shows in Bangladesh, also sits on several national and international committees.

Hasin graduated with a degree in MSc Water and Environmental Management in 1995.

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