Khaliya is a world leading advocate for mental health, a neuro-technologist, and a public health specialist. Khaliya served two years in the Peace Corps in Bulgaria prior to receiving her Master’s Degree in Public Health from Columbia University. For her humanitarian work, she has been the recipient of multiple awards, including the Middelthon-Candler Peace Prize in 2016 and the Clare Boothe Luce Award for International Service in 2017.
Khaliya sits on the World Economic Forum’s Council on the Future of Health and Healthcare and is also involved with a range of initiatives via Falkora, the non-profit she cofounded in 2013. She’s a frequent public speaker, whose appearances include the Obama White House-sponsored United State of Women Summit, the UN General Assembly, Near Future Summit, Katapault, WEF Family Business Summit, Clinton Global Initiative University, and Wired Health, among others.