Almeer’s core responsibilities include ensuring the completion of project targets related to skills development & training, supervising and ensuring the quality of leadership and professional development programs, and ensuring pre and post-program quality assurance. He is currently leading four important departments of BYLC, namely, Admissions, Leadership Development and Training, Skills Development Training, and Alumni Impact. Additionally, he also leads operations of the Chattogram branch office.
Before joining BYLC, Almeer worked as a Fellow in the inaugural cohort (2014 batch) at Teach For Bangladesh, a global movement to end inequity in education. He taught in a low-resourced government primary school in Mohakhali for two years during the fellowship. He also co-founded Literacy Through Leadership, which enabled university students to invest time teaching and improving the English literacy of low-income school students.
A graduate of the first Art and Practice of Leadership (APL) workshop of BYLC in 2013, Almeer completed an Executive Education on the Art and Practice of Leadership Development (APLD) from Harvard Kennedy School, USA, in May 2017. Before that, he completed his Master’s of Education (M.Ed) in Educational Leadership and School Improvement from BRAC Institute of Educational Development with distinction. He also has a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) from American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB). He received the Chancellor’s Award for Leadership from AIUB and was awarded the Certificate of Excellence for his O and A Level results by The Daily Star.
Almeer enjoys teaching complex concepts, drinking salted caramel coffee, playing RPG games, reading fictional books, and traveling to new places with his wife.