Abu Mohammad "Sakil" Faizullah

Ph.D. Student, Advertising & Public Relations
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Sakil Faizullah is a seasoned communication specialist and doctoral candidate at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Georgia, Atlanta. With a rich professional background spanning over two decades, Sakil has made significant contributions to international development and advocacy, particularly in the realm of children's rights and public health. Prior to pursuing his Ph.D., Sakil held key positions at UNICEF Bangladesh, where he spearheaded communication and advocacy initiatives, including the drafting and implementation of comprehensive strategies and the orchestration of responses to crises such as the Rohingya refugee crisis. His diverse experience also encompasses roles as a communications manager for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Bangladesh, as well as stints with renowned media organizations such as the BBC World Service and Radio Netherlands.

In addition to his professional endeavors, Sakil is a published author and a committed advocate for social change. His academic pursuits, including a Master of Arts in Radio Journalism from Goldsmiths College, University of London, reflect his dedication to exploring the intersections of media, politics, and social justice. Currently focused on his Ph.D. research, Sakil's work centers on effective communication strategies for marginalized communities, with a particular emphasis on low-tech solutions for underprivileged populations. Through his academic and professional endeavors, Sakil strives to empower individuals and communities to amplify their voices and effect positive change in society.


  • UNICEF Supply Division Annual Report 2021 (Worked as the Managing Editor) https://www.unicef.org/supply/media/12776/file/Supply_Annual_Report_2021.pdf
  • Baseline Study and Policy Gap Mapping Report on ‘Online Safety for Children’ in Bangladesh (2019), UNICEF Bangladesh
  • UNICEF Bangladesh Advocacy Strategy 2017 – 20
  • Faizullah, S. (2004). "The impact of the Iraq War on the audience of BBC Bengali Service Broadcasting in Bangladesh" (Unpublished master's thesis). Goldsmiths, University of London, UK.
  • Faizullah, S. (2003). "Alternative arguments and comment on the relevance of Postmodernism in Bangladesh" (Unpublished master's thesis). Goldsmiths, University of London, UK.
  • Faizullah, S. (2002, December 6). "Resentment in the Hills." Quandary Reflection, HRCBM, 1(11). http://www.hrcbm.org/NEWLOOK/quandary_news_holiday.pdf
  • Faizullah, S. (1994). "God of Night" - A poetry collection. Tanbir Ashraf: Bangladesh.


  • Faizullah, S. (2018, October 29). Participated as a panelist on "Innovative Tech for Safety" at the South Asia Safety Summit. Organized by Facebook and Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India.


  • MA Radio Journalism, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

  • B.Sc. in Textile Technology; College of Textile Engineering & Technology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh