Sara Zaker: Executive Director, Asiatic Society
Sara Zaker is a theater and television actor, entrepreneur and social activist from Bangladesh
She completed her BA Honors and Masters from Dhaka University in English Literature. She was also trained at the British Theatre Institute in 1981. Sara Zaker’s professional career began in 1995 in the field of Market Research. She is the Managing Director of MRC Mode Ltd, a market research company in Bangladesh. She is
working as the project head of Nayantara Communications since its inception in 2004. Nayantara is the co-producer of Sesame Workshop New York in producing Sisimpur, the Bengali edition of the Sesame Street. She is also the executive director of Asiatic Marketing Communications Limited, director of Asiatic Events Marketing Limited, and the managing director of Ddhoni Chitra Ltd.
Sara Zaker has been active on the stage as an actress since 1973. She works with Nagorik Natya Sampradaya,a leading theatre group of Bangladesh that produced, among other plays, adaptations of Moliere’s Les Femmes Savantes, Edward Albee’s Everything in the Garden, Albert Camus’s Le Malentendu,Bertolt Brecht’s The Good Person of Szechwan & Mr Puntila and his Man Matti, Carl Zuckmayer’s The Captain of Kopenick, William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Irwin Shaw`s Bury the Dead and Anton Chekov’s The Sea Gull.
Sara Zaker is a founding member of the Board of Trustees of Liberation War Museum of Bangladesh.
Sara Zaker is married to actor Aly Zaker. They have two children Iresh Zaker and Sriya Sharbojoya.