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​NTU EEE Part-Time Student, Full Time Social Entrepreneur

Published on: 11-Sep-2017

It is only his first year at university, but 23-year-old NTU EEE student Sazzad Hossain is already a chief executive officer (CEO).

Four years ago, he set out on a mission unthinkable to most 19-year-olds: teaching English to migrant workers. Today, the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering student — a Bangladeshi immigrant himself — is the founder of Social Development Initiative (SDI) Academy.

When asked what inspired him to start a social enterprise at such a young age, he said: “We shouldn’t just wait for opportunities. There’s no such thing as a perfect time.”

 

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