Posted by TouhidulHoqueChowdhury on March 06, 2016 

I am very pleased to share our gladness to host Shanique McGowan, a Masters student in the Social Internship with institute of Development Affairs-IDEAWork program at Monmouth University, USA for the next two months in our organization.

MsShanique McGowan was born in Jamaica and moved to America with her parents when she was 2 years old. She has lived in New Jersey for most of her life. Shanique enjoys jogging, reading, hiking and spending time with family and friends. Shopping and eating are her favorite pastimes. She is very interested in community development and gender equality in education.

Shaniquegraduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Montclair State University in 2012. She is currently a graduate student in the Master of Social Work program at Monmouth University. Her university is located in New Jersey, USA. She will be graduating in May 2016 with a concentration in International and Community Development.

ShahjalalUniversity of Science and Technology, Sylhet has invited Shanique to Bangladesh to complete her internship hours doing fieldwork with the Institute of Development Affairs (IDEA) in Syhlet, Bangladesh.This is Shanique’s first visit to Bangladesh and she will be staying for two months. Shanique hopes to learn the program development and evaluation strategies of IDEA. She is grateful for this opportunity and is very excited to work with the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH) program and learn about the social justice issues of the female tea garden workers and their families.

We are excited to have Shaniquewith us, and we hope she’ll enjoy her internship in IDEA with accomplishments.