Sabeen Perwaiz

President & CEO

Florida Nonprofit Alliance


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Professional Bio

Sabeen Perwaiz is President & CEO of Florida Nonprofit Alliance where she strengthens, promotes and advocates on behalf of Florida’s nonprofit sector. During her tenure, FNA has grown to nearly 500 members and expanded on its nonprofit sector research portfolio with an economic impact report, compensation surveys and a state of the sector. Under her leadership, Florida is the only state in the country to have research reports that track giving trends of Floridians.

Perwaiz serves on the board of directors of the National Council of Nonprofits, United Way of Northeast Florida and is President-Elect of Women's Giving Alliance. She is a graduate of Leadership Jacksonville and Leadership Florida Connect. Perwaiz has been named an Aspen Ideas Scholar, Woman of Influence, 40 under 40, and a National Business Journal Influencer. She has also received a One Jax Humanitarian award and was recognized as a woman who goes above and beyond for Florida by City and State Florida. Perwaiz served on Florida's Commission on Community Service from 2018-2021. She led the all-volunteer team for TEDxJacksonville for a decade.

Perwaiz earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and pre-medicine from City College of New York and her master's in International Development from the University of Birmingham in the UK. An avid traveler, Perwaiz has visited over 42 countries and hopes to visit at least 100 in her lifetime. She and her husband, Asghar, are proud parents of Raza and Ayah and live in Jacksonville.


Parent: Florida Nonprofit Alliance

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