Nishat was born in Bangladesh and moved to the US when she was in elementary school. She grew up in Brooklyn, NY and finished her BSc in Biochemistry at Long Island University. Then she came to Boston for graduate studies at Boston University School of Medicine. She is the founder and director of the nonprofit, Voices of Bangla and serves as a Youth Advocate at the United Nations. Her wit, the sparkle in her eye and her desire to heal the world make her a special addition to our team.