Naina Khanna

Naina Khanna

Naina Khanna

A national speaker, trainer, and advocate, Naina Khanna has worked in the HIV field since 2005, following her HIV diagnosis in 2002. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for AIDS United, the National Steering Committee for the US People Living with HIV Caucus, as a member of the Women’s HIV Research Initiative, and served on President Obama’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) from 2010-2014.

Prior to working in HIV, Naina co-founded and served as National Field Director for the League of Pissed Off Voters, a progressive national organization working to expand participation of young people and communities of color in electoral politics. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Medical Sociology at the University of California – San Francisco.

Presentation: Advancing and Protecting Human Rights in a Time of Change

Day: Thursday
Time: Welcome & Plenary Address
Where: Conference Theatre

Objectives:
1. Increase awareness of current policy issues that may impact people living with HIV and those who provide services to them.
2. Increase understanding of opportunities to engage in advocacy to advance human rights and dignity of communities affected by HIV.