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Simeen Mahmud

Simeen Mahmud, Lead Researcher, BRAC University, Bangladesh
Simeen Mahmud is Lead Researcher at the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development at BRAC University in Bangladesh and co-ordinator of its Centre for Gender and Social Transformation. Prior to that, she was Research Director at the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies. She has a background in statistics and demography but her research experience is wide-ranging and includes publications on microcredit, labour markets, women’s empowerment and social  mobilisation. She is co-investigator on the ESRC-DFID project on Choice, constraints and the gender dynamics of labour markets in Bangladesh.