Refat is currently working as an Executive, Leadership in Action (LIA) of Leadership Development and Teaching Team at BYLC Chattogram. His core responsibilities include overseeing, directing and supervising leadership in action. Leadership in Action is an activity that allows the students to implement their gathered knowledge on a real-life basis by designing innovative and impactful projects. Apart from that, he is a graduate of BYLC Youth Leadership Summit 2019. He was also a facilitator of BBLT 29 program.
Refat has completed his Masters in Management from National University. Prior to joining BYLC, Refat had been working at JAAGO Foundation School, Chittagong Branch for 7 years where he started as a teacher and was successively promoted to Asst. Education Coordinator. He has also worked as a Jr. Executive in IDEAS which is a well-reputed event management company in Chittagong.
Since his early life, Refat has always been involved with extracurricular activities. He started his volunteering life at a very young age as a Project Officer of THANX, a non-profit organization. Refat is one of the founding members of Volunteer For Bangladesh (VBD) Chittagong District and has played some very vital roles since its inception in 2011. He was the Project Officer of VBD Chittagong District for 3 times and later successively played the roles of Project Coordinator, Organizing Secretary, General Secretary and President of VBD Chittagong Division. Currently, he is working to guide the 35000+ volunteers of VBD as the Treasurer of VBD National Board. The National Board monitors and guides the 8 Divisional Boards and 28 Active District Boards of VBD.
These work experiences and extracurricular activities have enabled Refat to acquire skills like people management, database management, communication, critical thinking and problem-solving ability and have molded him into the highly efficient and empathetic individual that he is today.
He likes to explore new places, cultures & heritages. He loves to connect with new people and learn new things from them. Refat also likes to try out new foods.