Sayeda Khanam promoted to BB director

Published : 04 Jul 2022 09:19 PM

Bangladesh Bank’s Additional Director (Communications and Publications) Sayeda Khanam has been promoted to the post of Director (Ex-Cadre-Publishing) on Sunday. 

She joined Bangladesh Bank in 2000 as Assistant Director. She holds a master degree in mass communication and journalism from Dhaka University and later obtained MBA from same university. 

Khanam first started her career in 1996 as a Human Resource Development Trainer in a development company. She later entered the banking profession by joining the State Bank of India. 

She joined the Public Relations and Publications Department of the Central Bank out of interest in taking up public relations activities as a profession and has been performing her professional duties with efficiency and dedication since joining. 

Although Saida Khanam’s ancestral home is Barisal, she grew up in Dhaka city. Khanam has participated in many workshops and trainings at home and abroad. She participated in workshops on women and gender organized by the Alliance for Financial Inclusion in Malaysia and training on institutional culture, communication and change held in Singapore. 

She hopes to work on the role of information communication in women’s empowerment in the future. Khanam is admired in the office for her literary, culture and vital personality. Her husband is an engineer. He works at the US Embassy in Dhaka, and their two sons are studying English.