Country Chair: Runa Khan
Country Chair For Bangladesh
Runa Khan is Founder and Executive Director, Friendship Bangladesh, a nonprofit organization which integrates innovation into development work to create lasting, real change. Khan is Founding Member of Friendship International Board, which now operates in five countries.
Runa is an author of six books on practical teaching methodologies; two children’s story books. She is a Schwab Social Entrepreneur Fellow with the World Economic Forum, and has received numerous awards including the Ashoka Fellowship, in recognition for work developing innovative teaching methodology (1994); the Rolex Award for Entrepreneurship (2006); SCWEC Women Entrepreneur Excellence Award (2010).