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Khalida Brohi

Pakistani Activist and Social Entrepreneur
 Khalida Brohi

Khalida Brohi (24) is the founder and executive director of the Sughar Empowerment Society, a nonprofit social enterprise in Pakistan dedicated towards providing tribal and rural women opportunities to grow their skills as well as learn leadership skills in an environment of growth and development. 

Brohi launched Sughar in 2009 ("Sughar" means "skilled and confident woman") to provide opportunities to unleash the potential of all women in Pakistan, such as resources to launch and sustain rural businesses. Brohi's aim over the next 10 years is to change the lives of one million women in Pakistan. 

Khalida Brohi has been named one of Newsweek magazine's 25 under 25; one of the "100 Women Who Matter in Pakistan" by Newsweek; awarded the "Woman of Impact Award" by the Women in the World Foundation, Women Excellence Award by national Government of Pakistan; the Young Champion Award from the University of Singapore; and the Unreasonable Institute Fellowship Award. Brohi has addressed numerous global forums, and has received recognition from Oprah Winfrey, CNN correspondent Christiane Amanpour, and the former American President Bill Clinton.

Events with this presenter

International Speaker Series (2014)

Khalida Brohi: Pakistani activist and social entrepreneur

Khalida Brohi

Khalida BrohiKhalida Brohi, Pakistani activist, social entrepreneur, and founder of Sughar Empowerment Society, will speak on April 23 as part of the 2014 International Speakers Series. Read More ››

International Speaker Series

Khalida Brohi: Conversation and Q&A for High School students

Khalida Brohi

khalida Brohi: Conversation and Q&A for High School studentsHigh School Students: join us for a free conversation and Q & A with the inspiring youth activist and social entepreneur Khalida Brohi from Pakistan, appearing in Portland as part of the World Affairs Council's 2014 International Speaker Series - Women Changing the World. Read More ››

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