Senior Fellow in Social Innovation
Shainoor Khoja, Managing Director of Roshan Corporate Social Responsibility, has established an award-winning Corporate Social Responsibility Department and a full time medical, dental and physiotherapy clinic in Kabul, Afghanistan. Roshan’s CSR department encompasses activities in commerce, health, social welfare and education with a strong focus on social enterprise initiatives. Recent projects have included developing a telemedicine solution to address shortcomings in Afghanistan’s healthcare system, bringing e-learning and low cost computers to women and children, providing mobile money solutions to emerging markets, market prices of commodities to farmers, facilitating women in sustainable and profitable businesses and setting up the first ever corporate medical, life and disability insurance scheme for Afghan Employees.
Shainoor also operates as a business consultant in the area of corporate social responsibility and for business start-ups wishing to enter the Middle Eastern markets. She has a special interest in valued added services for the Telecommunications and Internet Technology sector.
Shainoor studied in England and Canada and holds a Bachelors of Physiotherapy, a Masters in Health Management and a Postgraduate Certificate from Cambridge University. Shainoor is an Executive-in-Residence at the Center for Women’s Leadership at Babson College, Boston, U.S.A, has been a Change Agent in Residence at Bainbridge Graduate Institute, is a member of Social Venture Networks and sits on several International and local Boards and Committees.