Sarah Jehaan Khan

Award Winning Filmmaker and Student
, Oxford University
Profile / Bio: 

Sarah Jehaan Khan is an environmental filmmaker from Pakistan and an undergraduate at Oxford University. Her work focuses on the nexus between climate change and women’s rights, and
documents indigenous, local adaptation methods to climate change. Her films have won over 18 awards internationally and she has been featured in the BBC’s list of 100 Women for her  environmental advocacy. Her short film ‘The Ripple Effect’ documents how simple and affordable rainwater harvesting methods have transformed the lives of rural Pakistani women by giving them access to safe water. She has spoken at Harvard University, SXSW, Paley Center for Media, and universities across Pakistan on the link between women’s rights and climate change. In November 2019, she will be launching a new forum at Oxford University’s new Human Rights Institute which showcases climate adaptation success stories.


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Passoon 08 October 2019 Multimedia Capacity Development, Climate Change, Environment, Knowledge Management, Regional Cooperation and Integration
Sustainability of Climate Mitigation and Adaptation: Resource Depletion 08 October 2019 Slides Capacity Development, Climate Change, Environment, Gender Equality, Regional Cooperation and Integration