Ifreet Taheea

Bangladesh

    Ifreet just graduated from high school (batch of 2016) and is currently attending North South University in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Ifreet recently got elected in the Executive Committee of YES Alumni Association as a Public Relations Officer. She started volunteering at the age of 13 and has been involved in many national and international organizations ever since focusing mainly around education. She considers herself to be a global citizen and promotes active volunteerism in every platform possible. Upon her return from the exchange program Ifreet was awarded Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs award. She also holds pride in being the first Bangladeshi to be selected for Miracle Corners of the World’s Young Leaders Program 16’. She further had the privilege to work for New Hampshire House of Representatives for Shawn Jasper during her exchange year in the States. Ifreet hopes to pursue a career in an established international humanitarian or development organization.