Tanya Khokhar is part of the Youth Opportunity and Learning team. At the foundation, she has worked primarily on sexual and reproductive health and rights, ending child marriage, and the Post-2015 Development Agenda processes.
Tanya joined Ford as a program analyst in 2013. Previously, she was a consultant for Yale University, leading a research project in Chiapas, Mexico, to design education programs for indigenous communities. She has worked at the United Nations Development Programme, supporting the Millennium Campaign in the Post-2015 agenda.
Currently, Tanya is a member of the Conflict Atrocities Prevention Working Group as well as the International Human Rights Funders Group. She was a Carnegie New Leader at the Carnegie Council on Ethics in International Affairs and was a Big Brother Big Sister mentor.
Tanya has a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University in economic and political development and conflict resolution and a bachelor’s degree from William Smith College in political science, economics, and international affairs.