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Sonali Khan leads the India and regional operations of Breakthrough as Country Director and Vice President. She has been integral to the organization since she joined it 10 years ago and she has led Breakthrough’s key campaigns ‘What kind of man are you?’, ‘Is this justice?’ 'Bell Bajao!'. 'Bell Bajao' campaign has won prestigious awards and has been adapted in China, Pakistan, Vietnam.
She has been instrumental in expanding Breakthrough’s global reach and extending work of Breakthrough to focus on issues of early marriage and sex selective elimination. She has designed innovative strategies using range of media and mobilisation tools to create large scale progammes. She represents the next generation of leaders in the Women’s Rights community who are bringing new techniques and diverse audiences to the movement for human rights and gender justice.
She is a board member of 'MenEngage' and recently has been elected for 'Plan International' Board
Before Breakthrough, she headed up the India office’s media and communication team. Also an accomplished business journalist, created programs and documentaries for networks including the BBC World Star Plus and CNBC. She has an M.Phil in political philosophy from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi