Dhanista Chakma is a Senior Research Assistant at JPGSPH. She had completed her graduation and post-graduation from the University of Dhaka in Health Economics. She is skilled in conceptualizing and conducting both qualitative and quantitative research. Her current research project is on structurally silenced women in Bangladesh. Previously she worked at the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (Bigd) and evaluated COVID-19 emergency research projects of BRAC - Hygiene and Behaviour Change Collation (HBCC), Community Fort for Resisting COVID-19 (CFRC), also contributed to Consultation of COVID-19 Learning, Evidence and Research (CLEAR) for Bangladesh: Education study.
1. Project: Our Voice, Our Futures Donor: CREA Role: Senior Research Assistant
1. Confronting the Upcoming Wave: Community Fort for Resisting COVID-19 (CFRC) Initiative and the Quality Mask (2022). BIGD Blogs. https://bigd.bracu.ac.bd/confronting-the-upcoming-wave-community-fort-for-resisting-covid-19-cfrc-initiative-and-the-quality-mask/ 2. Stories from the Field: Is Masking a Communication Barrier for Conducting Qualitative Interviews? (2022). BIGD Blogs - stories from the field. https://bigd.bracu.ac.bd/stories-from-the-field-is-masking-a-communication-barrier-for-conducting-qualitative-interviews/