MA Medical Sciences | Boston University
BS Biochemistry | Long Island University
Originally from Bangladesh and now living in New York City, Nishat graduated from Boston University School of Medicine, with a Masters in Medical Sciences. After graduation, she started working in Clinical Epidemiology at Harvard Medical School, completing a two-year project to find the risk factors of a skin infection outbreak. Dedicated to public service, she founded the non-profit organization, Voices of Bangla, a movement promoting leadership skills in Bangladeshi youth around the world. During the covid19 pandemic in 2020, Nishat worked at Columbia University Public Health, in Harlem, NYC educating community members in infection control, covid 19 prevention and vaccine awareness. Currently, Nishat writes and hosts online TV programs for Turkish Journal, broadcast live from United Nations Headquarters in NYC. Her recent program is Oceans R U, covering the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. She also served as Secretary of the Youth Steering Committee of the United Nations Department of Global Communication NGO Relations (UN DGC/NGO).