Dr. Erum Mariam

Dr. Erum Mariam is the Executive Director of BRAC IED (Institute of Educational Development) BRAC University, in Bangladesh. With extensive experience of scaling up education interventions both nationally and globally, she was involved in the expansion of the unique BRAC run Non-Formal Primary (NFP) Schools in the 1990s. She was one of the key visionaries behind the Play Labs in Bangladesh, Uganda and Tanzania, and the Humanitarian Play Labs in the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar.

She completed her PhD in Education from University of Cambridge in 2008.