Durdana Nahid

Durdana Nahid is a Research Associate at RED. She has started her research career with the BRAC Development Institute and then moved to the Research and Evaluation Division (RED) of BRAC, Bangladesh in 2011.She has ability in conducting research independently and in group as well. She also has strong background in social science research design, instrument development, and training of interviewers, qualitative analysis of data, report writing and seminar presentation.


Personal data

Name: Durdana Nahid

Telephone: 88 02 9881265 (Ext. 3724)

E-mail address: nahid.du[at]brac.net

Nationality: Bangladeshi

Gender: Female



M.S.S (Hons.) in Anthropology (2008), Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh

B.S.S (Hons.) in Anthropology (2007), Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh

H.S.C in Business Studies (2003), Jessore Cantonment College, Jessore board, Bangladesh

S.S.C in Science (2001), Govt. Girls High school Jessore, Jessore board, Bangladesh


Work experiences

Date: November. 2011- Present

Position: Research Associate

Employer: BRAC

Type of business: Non-profit organization/NGO

Area of work: Research and evaluation in education

Major responsibilities: Designing and conducting research, and report writing


Date: November. 2010- October. 2011

Position: Assistant Researcher

Employer: BRAC Development Institute

Type of business: International research institute

Area of work: Women Empowerment

Major responsibilities: Collect, compile and analyze qualitative data to evaluate programmes and prepare evaluation reports.


RED Research reports and working papers

1. Promoting Social and Emotional Learning in BRAC Primary Schools (2012) Rifat Afroze, Durdana Nahid, Abdur Rahman

2. An Assessment of BRAC Pre-primary Schools Environment (2014) Samir Ranjan Nath, Samsad Afrin, Utpal Mallick, Durdana Nahid and Israt Jahan