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Aisha Khan, Chief Executive, Civil Society Coalition for Climate Change & CEO of Mountain & Glacier Protection Organization

Aisha Khan

Chief Executive, Civil Society Coalition for Climate Change & CEO of Mountain & Glacier Protection Organization

Aisha Khan has over 20 years experience in development work. As Founder & Head of the Civil Society Coalition for Climate Change & Mountain and Glacier Protection Organization, she works at the community and policy level to strengthen climate action by supporting inclusive and participatory practices that promote social ecological and democratic equity.Read more >

Aisha Khan has over 20 years experience in development work. As Founder & Head of the Civil Society Coalition for Climate Change & Mountain and Glacier Protection Organization, she works at the community and policy level to strengthen climate action by supporting inclusive and participatory practices that promote social ecological and democratic equity. She is a member on the Board of Directors of several organizations and provides expert advice on climate change related adaptation and mitigation challenges.

She is currently serving as the convener of the Working Group on Climate Security at the Strategic Policy Planning Cell, National Security Division. She is also part of the External Advisory Council of the World Bank on developing the South Asia Region Climate Change Action Plan (2020-2025). She contributes articles to newspapers and magazines and takes part in national and international discourse on climate change. In 2019 she was awarded the Bright Award for Environmental Sustainability at Stanford University. 

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