Syeda Rubaiyat Hossain.

Syeda Rubaiyat Hossain was born in 1981 to a Muslim family in Bangladesh. Rubaiyat Hossain is a filmmaker, writer and interdisciplinary researcher. She has completed her B. A. in Women Studies from Smith College, USA and M. A. in South Asian Studies from University of Pennsylvania, USA. Her primary fields of interest are Sufism, Bengali nationalism, formation of Bengali modernity and its correlation with female sexuality. Rubaiyat Hossain has worked for prominent women’s rights NGOs in Bangladesh such as Ain O Shalish Kendra and Naripokkho. She has worked as a part time lecturer in the department of Economics and Social Sciences at BRAC University, Dhaka, Bangladesh since 2006. Director of SAHCO Securities Ltd. [2014-Present] A Reputed share TREC Holder of Dhaka Stock Exchange, Bangladesh.