Namira holds a LLM degree (with Distinction) from Tilburg University, the Netherlands, majoring in International Law and Human Rights. Namira is a Programme Coordinator at FIHRRST, implementing the Foundation’s third pillar, Religious Tolerance, Minority and Death Penalty issues. She is also in charge of developing FIHRRST’s work in Brussels, Belgium.
Prior to joining FIHRRST, Namira worked as a Junior Researcher at a Hong Kong based social enterprise Seefar. She was assigned to support the research team and conduct research on the protection and security of Ahmadiyya, a religious minority group in Indonesia. Previously, she worked as a Research Assistant at an international NGO Global Human Rights Defence in The Hague, the Netherlands where she assisted human rights officers working on cases concerning minorities and marginalised groups who are the target of regular human rights violations in Bangladesh.
Before she decided to focus on non-profit and the human rights sector, Namira took the opportunity to gain valuable experience interning at AIESEC University of Tehran, Iran where she assisted the activities of Borna NGO that focused on sustainable management and child education, particularly marginalised and vulnerable children.