Shafiq Khan


(701) 775-8661, ext. 12

Shafiq Khan serves as an accountant at United Way Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Area, responsible for leading its accounting operations including Annual Budget, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and General Ledger. Shafiq has a long and distinguished career in the business industry, having spent more than past 20 years devising and implementing business strategies for top companies in the U.S.

Aside from that, Shafiq has a sound educational background. He has an MS degree in Instructional Design and Technology (IDT), and is currently pursuing PhD. in Educational Foundation Research at University of North Dakota (UND). Shafiq is passionate about educating himself, as well as educating others. He believes, “education empowers people.” Therefore, his research interest goes further helping disadvantaged student communities to cut the cost of attending higher education using Open Education Resources (OER). He also serves as a volunteer at the SCORE Grand Forks chapter helping new entrepreneurs to open businesses and make their dream come true.

Shafiq is a family man. His wife and daughter are UND Alumnus, and his son will follow in the family footsteps soon. Shafiq's leisure activities include traveling or a day of fishing at the lake.