Amina Khan, Esq.

Virginia

Pakistan-born Amina Khan migrated to the US with her family as a high school sophomore. An attorney and activist, Amina has dedicated time and effort to improving the image of Pakistan and American Muslims in the US. She was the first Muslim liaison at the Buxton Initiative, an interfaith dialogue effort of the Stephen Case Foundation. She was a founding member of a non-profit organization that partnered Pakistani-Americans with Indian-Americans to raise funds for the 2005 earthquake.

Amina has served on the Board of the Pakistan American Public Affairs Committee. In the past, she has been interviewed by The Washington Post, Voice of America, Pakistan TV, and other media and radio organizations on issues relating to Pakistan. She has spoken at Georgetown University, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced and International Studies and other institutions on issues relating to Islam and women. She was a member of Amnesty International’s Working Group on Pakistan.

Previously, Amina was as a Senior Policy Advisor at the U.S. Department of Energy as a political appointee under President Clinton’s Administration. She served in the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Office of Defense Programs, which oversees the nation’s nuclear stockpile. At the conclusion of the Clinton Administration, Amina joined the private sector. Amina currently works as a Director at McLean Furniture Gallery, a family business founded by her parents in 1984.

Amina attended Georgetown University in Washington, DC. She attended Widener University in Delaware for her Juris Doctor degree and returned to Georgetown University Law Center for an LLM with Honors in International and Comparative Law.

Amina lives in McLean with her husband and two children.

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