Sultana Nahid

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Nahid Sultana is working as a BMRC researcher and Windsor city network coordinator at the Odette School of Business, University of Windsor. She is currently completing her PhD in Social Work from McGill University, Montreal, where her SSHRC funded study is measuring asset poverty and asset holding patterns of immigrants. She is involved in a research project exploring the involvement of institutions in matching immigrant newcomers and closing family businesses.

She holds an MSW from the University of Calgary and an MPhil degree in Public Administration and was a faculty member of the Department of Public Administration at the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. She worked as a research assistant at the CRCF (McGill University) and the Centre for Social Work Research and Professional Development (Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary).

She was involved in research projects that examined the role of NGOs in developing countries in reducing poverty through micro-finance programs and increasing awareness among disadvantaged women.

Contact

Email: nahid.sultana@uwindsor.ca

Poverty and inequality, Asset-based intervention, Social policy, and Immigrants

  1. Sultana, N. (2019). Black/White divide: Emergence after the Civil War and into the 20th century of Black and White neighborhoods in American cities. In Lawson, R. M., & In Lawson, B. A. (eds.), Race and ethnicity in America: From pre-contact to the present, Vol 4, (pp 31-34). Santa Barbara, California: Greenwood.
  2. Sultana, N. (2019). Rothwell, D., & Sultana, N. (2013). Cash-flow and savings practices of low-income households: Evidence from a follow-up study of IDA participants. Journal of Social Service Research, 39(2), 281-292.
  3. Sultana, N. (2012). The early development of social work: A comparison between the west and Bangladesh, a South Asian developing country. International Social Work, 55(6), 823–836.
  4. Sultana, N., & Islam, N. (2009). NGOs in Bangladesh: Are they successful in increasing awareness among vulnerable women? Indian Journal of Gender Studies, 16(1), 77-98.
  5. Islam, N., & Sultana, N. (2006). The status of women in Bangladesh: Is the situation really encouraging? Research Journal of Social Sciences, 1(1), 56-65.
  6. Sultana, N., & Islam, N. (2009). NGOs in Bangladesh: Are they successful in increasing awareness among vulnerable women? Indian Journal of Gender Studies, 16(1), 77-98.
  7. Islam, N., & Sultana, N. (2006). BRAC's programs: It’s impact on women. Asian Studies- Journal of the Department of Government & Politics, 25, 63-70
  8. Islam, N., & Sultana, N. (2005). Role of NGOs in Empowering the Vulnerable Women: A study on the Association for Community Development (ACD). Asian Affairs, 27(4), 24-40.

Exploring the Involvement of Institutions in Matching Immigrant Newcomers and Closing Family Businesses in Windsor and Toronto