The foundation is led by a group of former Bangladeshi students who understand the needs and necessities of the students they fund. The majority of the DEF directors are now located in various places throughout the USA

Board of Directors
Abdul Malek Khan – President & Director
Sajjadur Rahman Quabili – Vice President & Director
Morshed Mehedi – Secretary & Director
Shafiqul Islam – Treasurer & Director
Moududur Rahman – Director
Monowar Zahir – Director
Namira Islam – Legal Advisor
Amanullah Mohammad – Director