Bio Chronicle

Graduated with tenth-grade exiting exam, SSC, from Faridpur Zilla School, Bangladesh

1997

Graduated with high school exiting exam, HSC, from Notre Dame College, Bangladesh

1999

Started Bachelor of Pharmacy education at Dhaka University, Bangladesh

2000

Started an institution-based and freelance tutoring career and became financially independent; started contributing to the family

2000

Received full scholarship from an Indian IT firm to do my 3-year Diploma in Information Technology

2001

Finished IT education and started career as a freelance web/multimedia developer and trainer

2004

Finished undergrad at Dhaka University and started professional career as Pharmaceutical marketing executive with Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Bangladesh

2005

Switch my career from pharmaceutical marketing to teaching and joined Primeasia University, Bangladesh

2007

Took GRE exam and started freelance and institution-based GRE tutoring; started massive popularization of US higher studies in Bangladesh through distribution of posters, pamphlets and informative brochures

2007

Received full scholarship to the PhD program at Texas Tech University, USA. The idea of GREC was formulated, designed and jot-down on paper during my flight. GREC was literally born in the sky

2008

Started PhD in the USA. The first GRE-based blog was also created. This blog (now discontinued) served to be the guidance for all higher study aspirants and Facebook groups in Bangladesh

2008

GREC expanded to Banani, Science Lab and Khulna (later retracted)

2010

Founded IT Company Willow Glenner; initiated computer-based GRE Mock in Bangladesh

2012

Visited Bangladesh and conducted nationwide series of workshops to popularize GRE and US higher studies

2011

Finished PhD, joined Appalachian College of Pharmacy as a Faculty member. Greater involvement was needed for my ongoing projects, and I chose teaching over research career because it was better aligned to my ultimate goals.

2013

Received professional training on eLearning; became an Adobe Certified Captivate Specialist

2015

Founded Aemers LLC, registered later in Miami, Florida

2016

Joined Larkin University, Florida as a Faculty member; COVID hit, Willow Glenner was put in hibernation

2020

Founded Engmed App LLC

2020

Left academic career and started eLearning career with the Government of Commonwealth of Virginia

2021

Published first ever book on Undergraduate Scholarship for Bangladeshi students and their parents

2021

GREC Expanded to Sylhet and Aemers partnered with educational consultants in Middle Eastern countries, Cambodia and India

2022