Ms. Rokia Afzal Rahman is a leading woman entrepreneur and a former Adviser to the Caretaker Government of Bangladesh. She started her agro-based company in 1980 and further diversified her business into insurance, media, financial institution and real estate. Ms. Rahman is the Chair and Managing Director of R. R. and Arlinks Group of Companies. Mrs. Rahman is the founder President of Bangladesh Federation of Women Entrepreneurs. Her commitment to development brings her to the boards of BRAC, Manusher Jonno Foundation, SME Foundation etc. She is the former Chair, currently Board Member of Asian University for Women, Chittagong.