Rowshan Akhter studied at Department of Law, University of Dhaka and Graduated in 1983. She was inspired in photography from her husband Mohammad Ali Salim and became a member of PSA in 2010. She earned her PPSA in 2014, EPSA 2016 and BPSA in 2015. She earned her MPSA in 2019.
In addition to her EPSA, BPSA Rowshan has gained the other distinctions "AFIAP" from the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP), France in 2015 and EFIAP in 2016. She won more than 80 awards and currently have close to 700 acceptances. She has been invited to serve as a juror for several FIAP/PSA recognized International photographic exhibition. She is a member of PSA Metropolitan Chapter (PSA MET) since June 2015.