Syeda Rizwana Hasan Facts
Bangladeshi environmental activist
- Syeda Rizwana Hasan is receipent of the 2012 Ramon Magsaysay Award for 'advocating for social and ecological justice'.
- She was born on January 15, 1968 in Dhakato a family with a tradition of public service.
- She has a Masterís degree in law and worked for the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA).
- She is an Advocate in Supreme Court of Bangladesh since 1997.
- She advocated against decommissioned ships in Bangladesh that pollutes coastal waters.
- She received the Goldman Environmental Prize, the Goldman Environmental Foundation, USA in 2009.