Rana Ferdous is the general secretary of Bangladesh society of New York. Formerly a college professor in Sylhet,Bangladesh Rana started her career in New York with a Finance & Marketing business organization .
She then got involved with the Bangladeshi community in New York and began working as a social-cultural worker before she was elected to her present position of General Secretary of Bangladesh Society of New York.
Rana Ferdous thinks it is important to be active in Bangladeshi politics to be able to help Bangladeshi compatriots but it is possibly equally important, if not more to be actively participating in main stream American politics and contribute to the society that we are living in and interacting with local conditions.
In this connection she cites example of the recent U.S.Presidential elections in which President Obama returned happily victorious to occupy the White House .Rana is married to a Bangladeshi freedom fighter and is a mother of two.