Mothers for Advocacy & Awareness (MAA)
Anowara Aman is a Mental Health Advocate and a Parent Educator. She founded the CHILD Foundation in Bangladesh that conducts mass awareness events, and workshops for caregivers and professionals. Her USA-based non-profit MAA, helps south Asian mothers overcome cultural and language barriers while navigating special services and advocating for their rights. Her initiative CHILD e-Care helps parents connect to professionals globally. Since 2016 she has been sponsoring 35 underprivileged special needs individuals in Bangladesh, providing financial support for their education and healthcare. Her lifestyle brand “POTU” employs special needs adults and currently has 3 adults with autism employed as designers.
Nominated by Imrul Kabir