Our Team

Founders

Fatemaa Waariithah Ahsan

Barrister at Law (Hon'ble Society of the Inner Temple) LL.B (Hons), LLM (International Commercial Law), MA, International Studies & Diplomacy Visiting Professor at Asian University for Women Chattogram Founder No Passport Voice - nonprofit Managing Partner Caseworks Consulting Associate at Mustafizur Rahman Khan

No Passport voice is the brainchild of Fatemaa Waariithah Ahsan. She’s the founder and executive member of NPV. She is a Barrister, called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Hon’ble Society of the Inner Temple. Ms Ahsan comes from a political, academic and business family in Bangladesh. She followed the family’s tradition of contributing to the society since her return to the country after nine years of formal education in England. She writes and speaks on public & legal affairs, gender equality and other current affairs. Her writing has been published in national & international forums. She has also taken part in talks in London, California, New York, Geneva, Edinburgh, Belfast, Malta, Bangladesh, India and Thailand. Miss Ahsan has also presented papers in various international conferences. Academically, she has pursued an LL.B Hons degree, an LL.M degree in International Commercial Law from City University of London and a Masters degree on International Studies & Diplomacy from SOAS, University of London. She is an accredited Civil & Commercial Mediator. In addition Miss Ahsan is a visiting professor at Asian University for Women, Chattogram. She has worked in the humanitarian field since the last ten years. Currently she is working in the community to help women and children with their mental health issues and also to develop their skills for civil behaviour, personal hygiene and IT knowledge. Her moto is to create a happy and sustainable community. She is a passionate artist and was associated with Queensgate Studio, Kensington. She brings her passion for colours into life and takes part in various art workshops for underprivileged children to promote art and culture in children. Prior to starting her career in Bangladesh in 2017, Miss Ahsan has worked and volunteered with Hope for Children, Unicef, Save the Children, Refugee Youth Project, Camden Council and other local authorities, educational institutions and charities in London. She was the student ambassador and outreach mentor at London South Bank University and City University of London during her educational career. Ms Ahsan has brought her breadth of knowledge and experience from the UK to her career in Bangladesh. Currently she is also authoring her debut book on women’s health, named “The big F affecting the quality of my life”. She has been conferred upon with the prestigious “Women of Excellence” award at the 25th Annual WEF conference 2019 in New Delhi.

Prianka Ahsan

Prianka Ahsan is a Barrister at Law being called to the Bar of England & Wales by the Hon’ble Society of Lincoln's Inn, London. Bringing her experience from London she has worked in the best set of law chambers in Dhaka.

She is the Managing Partner at Caseworks Consulting in Dhaka, Co Founder, No Passport Voice in Bangladesh. As a part of her philanthropic activities she is also involved in various pro bono work. Presently she is working in Bangladesh in a wide range of practice which include advising foreign investors, Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCOL), IFC, Turnkey Projects, International Finance and Banking, General Corporate/Commercial, Constitutional Law, Family law, Labour Law.

Prior to setting up her own consulting firms in Dhaka, she assisted her senior who acted as an expert Consultant to UN bodies and WHO, Executive Body member of SAARC LAW.

She has taught public law , administrative law and the English Legal system at the graduate level at the University of London International Program. Carrying forward her family's philanthropic activities her mission of empowering humankind started at home. She's been involved in empowering people in every possible capacity, from mentoring to guiding to motivating to financing small businesses to just being there whenever time demanded. She dedicates her time for the betterment of any life in the universe. Ms. Ahsan is an active member of various social and legal associations in Bangladesh & also the Member of International Bar Association & LAWASIA

Priya Ahsan

Priya Ahsan is a barrister, called to the bar of England and Wales from the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn.

She graduated with an LLB from City, University of London, and is currently pursuing an LLM in International Business Law with a specialisation in Global Governance. She also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Media and Communications from City.

Priya took part in various pro bono activities through her University student union and had the opportunity to teach various laws/regulations to refugee children, their guardians and teachers on a pro bono basis through the Refugee Youth Project in East Sussex. Priya worked on an interfaith project called INFACT and subsequently co-founded a campaign called MISSFORTUNE to promote gender equality through interfaith action to end extreme poverty keeping the Millennium Development Goals at the forefront. The initiative fetched her felicitations from Lord Wei along with her team through a personal invitation to the House of Lords and a certificate recognising her efforts by Tony Blair, patron Tony Blair Faith Foundation. Priya has interned in law firms based in London, New York and Bangladesh.

Executive Board Members

Tani Laila

Tani was born in Dhaka and moved to the UK in 1990. She has a Bsc Psychology (Hons) from the University of Westminster in London.

Throughout her career she has worked on multiple projects involving the empowerment of women, counselling victims and survivors of domestic violence, working predominantly within the BAME community (Black Asian and Minority Ethnic)

Her work role has been varied to include outreach, employability, teaching soft skills and translation. She is also qualified as a Creative English teacher.

At present, Tani is the CEO of multiple e-commerce businesses which help sustain small South Asian communities and allow them to preserve ancient traditions through their crafts.

Syeda Tasnima Tasnin

Syeda Tasnima Tasnin is a director at Alokito Hridoy Foundation with seven years of experience in the education development field. Currently she is also working in an unicef funded project, LCFA with BRAC Education Programme. She has completed her Honors in Economics from York University and Master in Development Studies from BRAC University.

Afreeda Aasha Deena

Afreeda Aasha Deena has attained Bachelor of Laws degree under the external programme regulated by University of London in the year 2009. She also did a Master’s degree in International Commercial Law under London Metropolitan University. She worked as a Lecturer at London College of Legal Studies. In 2016 she completed Bar Professional Training Course under the University of Law, Bloomsbury, London and is a member of the Hon’ble Society of Lincoln’s Inn. She worked in various Laws firms both in Bangladesh and London and gained valuable knowledge in the legal field. Recently she joined Unilever Bangladesh Limited as a Legal Consultant in the belief that she would escalate her professional growth to impeccable heights. She joined No Passport Voice as an executive member two years back as she has always wanted to be there for those who are ignored and abused in the society and are in need of support.

Legal, compliance & volunteer services Director

Adiba Tarannum Adiba Tarannum is a lawyer having graduated with an LLB Hons from University of London, International Program. She is the Legal, Compliance and Volunteer Services Director.

Global Youth Ambassador for Women and Children’s rights

Regita Gurung Regita is NPV's Global Youth Ambassador for Women & Children's Rights.

Research Buddy

Sharika Tasneem Sharika is a Research Buddy at NPV and is an integral part of the research program