Runa Khan has a wide range of experience in teaching, setting up small businesses, tourism and communication. She is Founder and Executive Director, Friendship Bangladesh, an organization which integrates innovation into development work to create lasting, real change. Khan is Founding Member of the Board, Friendship International, which operates in five countries.
Author: six books on practical teaching methodologies; two children’s story books. Recipient of awards: Ashoka Fellowship, in recognition for work developing innovative teaching methodology (1994); Rolex Award for Entrepreneurship (2006); SCWEC Women Entrepreneur Excellence Award (2010).