Profile of Khan ’12 Founder of Brighter Dawns

In a recent story in The Chicago Tribune profiles Tasmiha Khan ’12 a psychology and neuroscience and behavior major, who has founded the nonprofit organization Brighter Dawns, which brings clean water to impoverished residents in Bangladesh. Khan, whose organization has been awarded grants from The Dell Innovation program, the DoSomething foundation, and the Davis Projects for Peace foundation, learned first hand about the difficulty to get fresh water in the dirt floor homes of Bangledesh after a family trip to the country. She has since provided thousands of water sanitation kits, as well as diabetes kits, nutritional screening, and other preventative health care methods. Khan’s work has also been featured in The Wesleyan Connection here, and here.