Rubana Huq is Bangladesh’s foremost female business leaders. Currently she is the president of Bangladesh Garment Manufactures and Export Association (BGMEA). For last twenty one years she has been holding the position of the Managing Director of Mohammadi Group, one of the largest business conglomerates in Bangladesh. Mohammadi Group started its journey in readymade garments sector, and has since diversified into software, digital distribution, real estate, power generation and Nagorik television channel.
Besides her corporate identity, Dr. Huq is also a poet, having won the SAARC Literary Award in 2006. In 2013 and 2014 she has been featured by the BBC as one of the 100 most inspiring and influential women. She sits on the Board of Trustees for the Asian University for Women. She heads Annisul Huq Foundation, named after her late husband, former Mayor of Dhaka City Corporation North.
Born in 1964, Ms. Huq holds Ph.D. in English Literature from Jadavpur University, Kolkata; and M.A. in English from East West University, Dhaka.