Omaima Khan

July 28, 2022

Omaima Khan is a British born Brooklyn based activist at UNICEF and the former Director of Operations at Women’s March Inc. A lead organizer for the 2019 & 2020 Women’s March on Washington, Omaima is passionate about intersectional movement building and international cultural exchange. Omaima has worked with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to develop programming in South Central Asia, South Asia, and MENA through the Fulbright program, with a focus on student re-entry to Afghanistan. At Amnesty International USA, Omaima was a lead on the events team, managing a variety of human rights based projects. She freelanced with the Quilliam Foundation, with a strategic focus on encouraging de-radicalization in the Muslim community through artistic expression. Omaima has a BA in Cultural Anthropology from Binghamton University, and an MA in International Relations from City College, CUNY. Her research focus is in post 9/11 counterterrorism security policy and Islamophobia.