BSFMSTU VC congratulates Saima Wazed for becoming CVF ‘Thematic Ambassador’
DHAKA, July 23, 2020 (BSS) – Bangamata Sheikh Fojilatunnesa Mujib
Science and Technology University (BSFMSTU) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr
Syed Samsuddin Ahmed today congratulated Chairperson of the National
Advisory Committee on Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Autism Saima
Wazed Hossain as she has been chosen as a “Thematic Ambassador” by
Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) under the thematic domain of
‘Vulnerability’ on Wednesday.
Besides Saima, the CVF also made Speaker and former President of
Maldives Mohamed Nasheed, Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of the
Philippines Loren Legarda and Lead Climate Change Specialist of DR of
Congo Tosi Mpanu-Mpanu as its “Thematic Ambassadors” under three other
thematic domains respectively – Ambition, Parliament and Renewable
Saima, also daughter of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, is an expert
on neurodevelopment disorders and mental health, and an accomplished
speaker and author.
She is widely credited for bringing the mental health issues to the
mainstream and breaking social barriers to acceptance of persons with
disabilities and was instrumental for the adoption of UN resolution
titled ‘Addressing the Socioeconomic Needs of Individuals, Families
and Societies Affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders, Developmental
Disorders and Associated Disabilities’ in 2012.