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Khalida Brohi: Pakistani activist and social entrepreneur

Events | 2014 International Speaker Series
Photo: Khalida Brohi

Watch a video of Khalida Brohi's presentation at the 2014 International Speakers Series in our video archive

Khalida Brohi (24) is the founder of Sughar Empowerment Society, a nonprofit social enterprise in Pakistan providing tribal and rural women opportunities and skills to launch and sustain rural businesses. Brohi was named one of Newsweek magazine’s 25 under 25 and was given the Woman of Impact Award by the Women in the World Foundation.

Each year, the Series brings influential world leaders and global experts to Portland to address the most significant issues of our time. This year’s theme, ‘Women Changing the World’, highlights the work of four women who are addressing issues of global importance. Read more about the Series and see an overview of the speakers and activities on the International Speakers Series page

Classroom resources are available for teachers interested in exploring the 2014 ISS speakers and the Women Changing the World theme. Read more.



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