Tanya Khokhar is part of the Global Grants 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.