Humera Khan is the President and co-founder of Muflehun, and a subject matter expert in preventing, countering, and mitigating extremist violence and hate. She has led policy and program design at Muflehun since its founding. Most recently, she designed new methodologies to apply explainable machine learning for the primary prevention of targeted violence, terrorism, and gun violence in USA and Canada, as part of the Community Resilience Early Warning System (CREWS) platform.
Previously, Humera was the Strategic Advisor to the Assistant-Secretary General of the UN Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), and also managed the CVE & Countering Terrorist Narratives portfolio. Humera has been a co-investigator for a DOD MINERVA project on the use of “Mobilizing Media” by terrorist organizations.
With over two decades of global experience in policy advisory and strategy planning, her subject matter expertise is sought by multiple agencies and organizations including UN CTED, UN OCT, GCTF, GCERF, OSCE, DoS, USAID, and DoD. She has testified before the US Congress about Muflehun’s work and has received the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award.
Humera holds four degrees from MIT: SM Technology & Policy, SM Nuclear Engineering, SB Art & Design and SB Nuclear Engineering. She also has an MA in Islamic Studies from an affiliate seminary of the Washington Theological Consortium.
The Eradicate Hate Global Summit brings together scholars, practitioners, civil society organizations, and policymakers from around the world to share best practices and lessons learned, based on data and empirical evidence, in countering hate-fueled extremism and violent narratives. No other summit, conference, or workshop brings together such an extraordinary group of world-class talent focused on dealing with the issue of hate-fueled violent extremism.