Bilal Zubair Khan
Program Associate in Washington, DC
I have been called "a dynamic International certified youth leader at the age of 23 who has accomplished a lot and still steady on his way to success inspiring fellow youth, all along he takes pride as an outstanding motivational speaker, accomplished young professional and an active member of civil society."
My most recent professional experience was working as Social media adviser for the YES and FLEX civic education week in Washington DC with American councils where I mentored the young civic education week participants. This led me to work with American Councils full time as Program Associate for FLEX Alumni Program.
Previously, I worked as the founding staff members of I AM KARACHI initiative, which is a socio-cultural peace campaign to counter extremism and violent activities in the Karachi city by reclaiming public spaces with civil society gather on one platform. For I AM KARACHI, I worked as communication officer and then finding my way to the upper management as I was promoted Project Manager for year 2014-15. Over period of year, I worked closely with the I AM KARACHI and partner organizations to organize and implement over 100 events in Karachi. I was able to interview over 60+ notables of the country to promote campaign, which includes highly acclaimed directors Mahesh Bhatt and Ms. Pooja Bhatt from India as well.
I graduated from Karachi University with a degree in International Relations and Journalism. I am the co-founder of the very popular Karachi Tips, successful Youth Ambassador of the Youth Exchange and Study Program. I believe I am religiously compassionate for the young people with physical disabilities, an eager volunteer for handicapped students and a sign language expert as per my work positions.
I have worked as Youth Program Coordinator for IEARN-Pakistan, where I trained 15000+ teenagers around the globe about personal luck and happiness, self-confidence building, social media activism and fundraising drives.I am honored that I have attended the annual youth assembly at United Nations headquarter as Pakistani youth delegate, where I presented my work with the under-served communities of Pakistan.