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Themrise Khan

Independent policy researcher in global development and migration

Themrise Khan is an independent development professional and researcher with almost 30 years of practitioner and policy-based experience in international development, aid effectiveness, gender, and global migration. She has worked with a vast spectrum of multilateral and bilateral organizations, INGOs and civil society organizations primarily in Pakistan, but also Canada and South Asia. She has a number of publications and articles on aid, humanitarianism and development to her credit. She is co-editor of the book; White Saviorism in International Development. Theories, Practices and Lived Experiences (Daraja Press, Canada, 2023). She blogs, speaks and writes actively on notions of national autonomy, North-South power imbalances in development, race relations and immigrant citizenship and integration and migrant and refugee rights. She lives in Pakistan.