intro’d to Khalida during Ethan‘s talk at oxford internet institute lecture series
not doing this work would kill me.. doing this work would keep me alive..
Giving Women Wings: TEDxMargalla
Published on May 3, 2012
Khalida Brohi is a 23 year old with already 6 years of great experience in Human Rights Activism and Social Entrepreneurship. Starting her career at the fragile age of 16, she stood up to fight the custom of Honor Killings in her community, later running the campaign “Wake Up” against honor killing and her current Program called Sughar Women Program. Khalida has been awarded the Young Champion Award by University of Singapore, The Unreasonable Institute Fellowship Award, The YouthActionNet Fellowship Award and Foundation for Young Social Entrepreneurship Fellowship Award.
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Khalida Brohi is a social entrepreneur from Pakistan. She received her BA in international relations, sociology, and economics from the University of Karachi in Pakistan. Currently, Khalida is the program manager of Sughar Women, a program of the Participatory Development Initiatives (PDI) that works to engage customs to end customary violence against women in tribal areas of Pakistan by providing socio-economic empowerment to women, and education to tribal leaders and men about the status of women. She is a speaker for Girls Fight Back!, an organization that helps women and girls to lead safe and peaceful lives. She also serves as a presenter for the Climate Reality Project, a non-profit organization of more than 3,000 volunteers personally trained by former US Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore to raise awareness about climate change.
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