Mrs. Runa KhanOne of the most distinguished social entrepreneurs in Bangladesh, Founder and Executive Director, Friendship NGO

Runa Khan, an Ashoka fellow and Schwab Foundation social entrepreneur, is the Founder and Executive Director of Friendship, an NGO supporting remote communities in Bangladesh. Established in 2002, Friendship now touches directly 4.2 million lives a year, providing integrated services in the Health, Education, Sustainable Economic Development, Disaster Management, Good Governance and Cultural Preservation sectors. Runa Khan’s previous experience in teaching, tourism, security and maintenance, handicraft projects has enabled Friendship to identify and meet the needs of under-served communities. She is the country chair of Global Dignity and the Founder of Friendship International, which operates from five European countries, fundraising and building relationships for Friendship in Bangladesh.

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Founder and Executive Director, Friendship NGO, Bangladesh

Website:
friendship-bd.org
Twitter:
@runakhan_ed
Linkedin:
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Facebook:
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