Shakila Khan

Shakila is the Grants Associate at the NBA Foundation. Passionate about mission-driven work that supports young people, she comes to the NBA with experience in youth empowerment and social justice-oriented storytelling from various foundations, museums, and nonprofits. Shakila also has a multidisciplinary creative background in film, oral history, and photography, and her writing has been published in places from academic journals to zines.

A lifelong New Yorker and student of NYC public schools, Shakila is a proud Hunter College, CUNY alumna where she graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Political Science and Asian American Studies.