Rizwana Hasan is a recipient of the 2009 Goldman Prize, from Asia, more specifically, Bangladesh. Hasan is an environmental attorney who led a legal fight about the issues of ship breaking, a common practice in her country, including toxic contamination of the waters and health threats for the thousands of workers in this industry. Hasan is the executive director of the public interest law firm Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association. Photo credit: The Goldman Environmental Prize.