Rokia Afzal Rahman is a leading woman entrepreneur and a former Adviser (Minister) to the Caretaker Government of Bangladesh. She is currently the Chairman of R. R. Group of Companies, Arlinks Group of Companies, Aris Holdings Ltd and R. R. Estates Ltd. Chairperson of Mediaworld Ltd (The Daily Star) and MIDAS Financing Ltd. She is also a Director of Mediastar Ltd (Prothom Alo) and ABC Radio. Rahman is a member of the board of directors of Grameenphone Ltd, Bangladesh Lamps Ltd, and Marico Ltd. She is the Vice President of International Chamber of Commerce – ICC Bangladesh and a Trustee Board member of Transparency International Bangladesh – TIB. Rahman is a current board member of BRAC and Chairperson of Banchte Shekha, Jessore. She is a board member of Grameen Telecom Trust and MRDI (Management and Resource Development Initiative). She is the founder President of Bangladesh Federation of Women Entrepreneurs (BFWE).