Rafiqul Alam Khan is working as a senior executive of the Operations team at BYLC. His core responsibilities include project and knowledge management, and coordination at BYLC. He joined BYLC as an executive of Program Execution where he was responsible for event management; budgeting, logistics, and procurement; and ensuring quality compliance of the aforementioned processes.
A graduate of the second Youth Leadership Bootcamp, Rafique previously worked at The Bangladesh Today as a sub-editor, and was responsible for managing the features page, writing features, conducting interviews, and driving awareness campaigns during national disasters. Rafique began his career as an intern at Bangladesh Bank.
In 2016, he co-founded a grassroots community project called ‘Peacempire’ to lower the rate of early forced marriage and violence against women (VAW) in impoverished communities in Narayanganj. The project has over 2,800 beneficiaries. In 2017, he was nominated as one of the 120Under40 for his activism by Johns Hopkins University, USA. He is also a recipient of Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award (Bronze Standard), UK.
Rafique graduated from Jagannath University with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in finance. In his sophomore year, he served as the founding club lead of the Jagannath University Firefox Club, a platform to teach computer skills to interested students of the university who did not have much knowledge on the subject