Transgender Shishir begins journey as news presenter

Sun Online Desk

8th March, 2021 08:46:26 printer

Transgender Shishir begins journey as news presenter

Tasnuva Anan Shishir has begun news presenting at Boishakhi Television, on International Women's Day.

She is the first transgender news presenter in the country.

About her appointment, Tasnuva said, “It is a great achievement for me to be able to break gender discrimination in the year of the golden jubilee of independence."

The channel has also appointed a transgender woman in the entertainment department, who begins a drama named "Chapabaz".

Tashnuva has recently earned her scholarships in two categories to pursue higher studies in the Master of Public Health (MPH) program at the James P Grant School of Public Health (JPGSPH), Brac University, along with Ho Chi Minh Islam, another iconic transgender woman in the country.