Ajanta Deb Roy

Ajanta Deb Roy

Ajanta Deb Roy

A prominent social media activist on issues of politics, religious fundamentalism, racism and human rights. She is the spokesperson of Gonojagoron Moncho, UK which is the UK chapter of Shahbagh movement 2013, Founder of Humane First Movement & an executive member of International Crimes Research Foundation.
She worked in the award-winning ITV documentary ‘Islam’s Non-Believer’ as a research analyst. Worked with United Nations Associations as a Refiner. She is the Joint Editor of a women rights magazine Feminism.com which is getting published from India.
She has initiated & running a social media campaign #BeHumaneFirst, giving a strategic rebuttal to the growing religious fundamentalism & extremism in Bangladesh. The idea is to use the social media to spread the msg of love, care & support to ensure peaceful coexistence of every citizen with a motive to peacefully resolve the ongoing internal conflict between the secularists & religious fundamentalists.
She is currently doing her second masters and studying MSc in Conflicts, Rights & Justice in School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS), London.
As a speaker for:
Media as a Catalyst for Social Cohesion in Bangladesh
22 Feb, 19:30 – 22:00
AVIJIT ROY ROOM