Isha Khan is acting executive director and senior counsel with the Manitoba Human Rights Commission. She is responsible for overseeing the Commission’s work to promote human rights for all Manitobans. Her role is to oversee the complaint process and the Commission’s education programs, regularly presenting to organizations on current and emerging human rights issues. As senior counsel, Khan advises on the investigation of complaints and advances the complaints of discrimination before the Human Rights Adjudication Panel, to obtain remedies that meet the public’s interest and also provide remedies to individual complainants.
Khan obtained her law degree from the University of Victoria and was called to the British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba bars. She has chaired the Review Tribunal for CPP disability benefits and practiced as a labour and employment lawyer in Calgary.
She is the incoming chair of the United Way of Winnipeg, president of the Manitoba Council of Administrative Tribunals and an executive member of the Canadian Council of Muslim Women- Winnipeg Chapter.