Muhammad Musa | BRAC's Journey to Scale: Early Childhood Development in Bangladesh and East Africa

Panel Discussion | March 23 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 10 Stephens Hall

 Muhammad Musa, Executive Director, BRAC International

 Sanchita Saxena, Director, Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies; Executive Director, Institute for South Asia Studies

 The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies, The Institute for South Asia Studies

BRAC is a global development organization, unrivaled in its ability to deliver anti-poverty solutions at massive scale. Join us as Dr. Muhammad Musa, BRAC International’s Executive Director, discusses the global organization's journey to scale and South-South collaboration, in Bangladesh and East Africa, through three iterations of its flagship early childhood development model: humanitarian, gender-transformative, and social enterprise.

Dr Muhammad Musa is the executive director of BRAC International, leading the organization's efforts in 10 countries outside of Bangladesh. He is the former Executive Director of BRAC in Bangladesh. He has an extensive background in leading humanitarian, social development, and public health organisations in international, cross-cultural settings. A medical doctor and public health specialist, he has specialised training in maternal and child nutrition, and disaster management. Under his leadership, BRAC launched the Humanitarian Crisis Management Programme in Cox’s Bazar in August 2017.

Event is FREE and OPEN to the public.

Established in 2013 with a generous gift from the Subir & Malini Chowdhury Foundation, The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies at UC Berkeley champions the study of Bangladesh’s cultures, peoples and history. The first of its kind in the US, the Center’s mission is to create an innovative model combining research, scholarships, the promotion of art and culture, and the building of ties between institutions in Bangladesh and the University of California.

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