Parveen Mahmud

is the Chairperson of Shasha Denims Limited and Micro Industries Development and Assistance Services (MIDAS), and is also the Founding Managing Director of Grameen Telecom Trust. She started her career with BRAC, and has served as the Deputy Managing Director of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF). Currently she is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB). She is the first female Council member, office bearer and was the President of ICAB. She was also the first female board member of the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA), apex accounting professional body of the SAARC. She is the Chairperson, CA Female Forum, ICAB.

Previously, Parveen Mahmud has served as the Chairperson of Acid Survivors’ Foundation. She was also the Vice Chairman of Under Privileged Children’s Education Program (UCEP) Bangladesh. She also served as a member of the National Advisory Panel and was Convener, SME Woman’s Forum for SME Development of Bangladesh, and was a Founding Board Member of SME Foundation. She. was also a Working Group Member of the Consultative Group on Social Indicators of UNCTAD/ISAR. She is also an Honorary Member and Mentor of TalentNomics Inc. and an Advisory Group member for GRI South Asia. She is the recipient of “Women at Work -2017” Award from Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) and “Women of Inspiration Awards”-2017 from the Bangladesh Organization for Learning & Development (BOLD), also receiving Begum Rokeya Shining Personality Award 2006 for women’s empowerment from Narikantha Foundation.