K.J.S Banu

A renowned personality in philanthropy circles of the country, Kishwar Jahan Sayeeda Banu (K.J.S Banu) completed her Masters’ from the University of Dhaka in 1966. Beyond philanthropic works, she is also involved with various social development projects in Dhaka and Chattogram and has a keen interest in banking and healthcare. She joined the Social Welfare Committee of Samorita Hospital in the year 2000. Currently, she is the Chairman of the Abul Mansur Shaukat Ali Family Trust.

She has been actively involved with the Inner Wheel Club of Dhaka Midtown for a number of years. She has also been an active member of Gulshan Ladies Club, Uttara Ladies Club, Dhaka Ladies Club, Baridhara Diplomatic Club and Gulshan Club.

A connoisseur of art, she is popular among the arts circle for her patronage of talented and promising artists.     

She was a member of the board of directors of Eastern Bank Limited for a three-year term from 8 December 2003 to 21 May 2006.