“With a twist to an old saying about Mohammed and the mountain, Bangladesh came to me right here in Eugene, in the form of Syeda Rizwana Hasan.
My meeting with Rizwana Hasan is a remarkable testament to the global interconnectedness that characterizes our contemporary lives. Hasan, who is associated with the Eugene-based Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide, was in town recently as an invited keynote speaker for the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference.
Rizwana Hasan has a lengthy track record as an activist environmental attorney in Bangladesh. In 2009, she was one of the recipients of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize.”
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