Tamara Hasan Abed is the Managing Director of BRAC Enterprises. She also chairs the board of BRAC University and sits on multiple boards of BRAC investments. Ms Abed’s career began at Peregrine Capital and then Goldman Sachs, before joining BRAC. She is passionate about the intersection of social good, sustainable business and inclusive growth.
She is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, Asia 21 Young Leader and received the Outstanding Women Leadership Award from World Women Leadership Congress. She has an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School and a BSc (Honours) in Economics from London School of Economics and Political Science.
This is an excerpt taken from a speech given by Tamara Hasan Abed, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees and BRAC University at the university's 14th Convocation - the first one since the COVID-19 pandemic - on 27 January 2022. Scroll below to watch the video.