Women's Rights Activist, Social Entrepreneur, Global Speaker, Author
Khalida is an Unreasonable Mentor. Khalida has participated in 3 programs, including Unreasonable GOALS 2018, and has advised over 45 Unreasonable companies.
Khalida Brohi, from Balochistan, Pakistan is an activist and social entrepreneur. She is the Founder and Executive Director of Sughar Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to providing rural women in Pakistan with socio-economic opportunities and education.
Khalida is also the co-founder of The Chai Spot with her husband, a social-enterprise that brings the beautiful cultures of Pakistan to United States via chai, handmade products, stories and events.
Khalida is the author of her memoir I SHOULD HAVE HONOR, highlighting stories of her childhood in Balochistan and what led her to work for women’s rights in Pakistan.Khalida has twice been named among Forbes’ 30 Under 30 for Social Entrepreneurship Awarded the inaugural Emerging Global Leader Award by the Buffet Institute at Northwestern University Awarded the Director’s Fellowship at MIT Media Lab, Cambridge Awarded the ANGEL Award by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Center Named among NewsWeeks’ 25 under 25 Women of Impact Named among The Nation’s 100 Women Who Matter in Pakistan Awarded the Woman of Impact Award by Women in the World Foundation Awarded the Women of Excellence Award by the government of Sindh Province, Pakistan
Khalida has spoken on such stages as TEDGlobal, Davos, the World Affairs Council, Together Live, Google Zeitgeist, Facebook, Trip Advisor, and the Pilosio Building Peace Award summit.
Specialties: Social Entrepreneurship, Communication Strategies, Marketing, Research, Partnerships, Peer-to-Peer Growth Programs, Public Speaking, Activism, Advocacy and Lobbying, Sustainability Strategies, Team Building, Business Development and Sufism.