Fatima Khan is the external affairs strategist for Muslim Advocates. She has a wide public relations/public affairs background, which includes political campaigns, as well as corporate, technology, and crisis communications through public relations agencies Hill & Knowlton, Porter Novelli, and as an independent consultant.
Her clients through her firms and own practice have included Wal-Mart, PG&E, AT&T, and HP, where she focused on media relations, including on-camera interviews, crisis communications, public affairs campaigns, and business strategy. She was also sent to the Middle East by Hill & Knowlton to manage Samsung’s brand marketing for the Asian Games in Doha, Qatar. The campaign she managed earned a finalist spot for the prestigious Sabre PR Awards. Ms. Khan was also part of the corporate social responsibility practices at both Porter Novelli and Hill & Knowlton.
Ms. Khan started her career in the press office of the late Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA), where she worked on an education bill and the Patients’ Bill of Rights. She also directed ethnic outreach for General Wes Clark’s presidential campaign, and conducted political outreach in Michigan for Senator John Kerry’s presidential campaign. Ms. Khan earned a B.S. in Communication from Boston University.