Professor Dr. Tureen Afroz was awarded “Top 50 Women in Education Leaders” at the World Education Congress 2019on 04 July 2019 in Mumbai, India. The Deputy High Commission for the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, at Mumbai received this award on behalf of her.

This award is given every year to the top 50 women academics of the world for making an outstanding contribution in the field of education. A Jury comprising senior academics, researchers and professionals, from across the globe makes the final selection of the top 50 Women in Education Leaders.

Dr. Afroz is currently a Professor at the Department of Law, East West University, Bangladesh. She has been teaching law in home and abroad for the last 19 years. She has previously taught law in Australia at the University of Western Sydney, NSW and Monash University, Victoria. Professor Afroz has been educated in both law and economics in Bangladesh, India, the UK, Australia and the USA.

Since 2013 she has also been serving as a prosecutor at the International Crimes Tribunal, Bangladesh (ICT-BD). Her research works have been published in a number of reputed refereed journals and books.