Kobir Chowdhury was born in 1974 in the Sylhet district in Bangladesh. He immigrated to the United States in 1991 and settled in East New York, where he worked in real estate and banking. Chowdhury attended Masjid Al-Aman in East New York and began to take on leadership roles in the mosque in the 2010s, including serving as an advisor to the executive committee and as president of the mosque’s board. See this narrator’s full biography and oral history.
Oral History Clips:
Kobir Chowdbury describes his early struggles in migrating to the United States.
Portrait of Kobir Chowdhury in front of his place of business.
Photo by Joey O’Loughlin