Monday, January 4, 2021

Khadija Bano

Khadija Bano Ahmed is an educator and activist with over 20 years of experience working with, teaching and mentoring young people. She has taught English Literature and Language at the Beacon House, Bayview Academy and Nixor and is widely recognized for her training, teaching, mentoring and development skills.

Khadija was on the curating and on-ground team for the Kara Film Festival from 2002 - 2007 and was involved in a range of roles from concept development to fund-raising. She enjoys the arts and theater and other than her involvement with high school productions, she has also worked on a number of documentaries, particularly on the research and subtitles. Most prominent amongst these is the award-winning Parveen Rehman documentary. Khadija is passionate about social causes and has been active in fund-raising for local NGOs like Faith and Imkaan. She serves on the Board of the Central Jail school for incarcerated children of inmates and on the Board of JoyGPS, a start-up looking to connect worthy social causes with funding.