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Sabeen Perwaiz is Executive Director of Florida Nonprofit Alliance where she strengthens, promotes and advocates on behalf of Florida’s nonprofit sector. Her career has centered on empowering individuals through education at Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Vital Voices Global Partnership and Pace Center for Girls. In 2013, she moved to Cambodia for six months to implement an Early Childhood Education program with Aide et Action. 


Sabeen has been in Jacksonville since 2011 and has fallen in love with the city. She is Executive Producer of TEDxJacksonville and is a founding member of the organization. She is on the board of directors of University of North Florida's Engineering School and Atlantic Institute of Jacksonville. She proudly serves on Leadership Jacksonville’s Leadership Development Team. She is also a member of Women's Giving Alliance. 



Sabeen is a 2015 Aspen Ideas Fellow, a 2016 Jacksonville Business Journal’s Women of Influence and a 2017 One Jax Humanitarian award recipient. Educated in New York City, Sabeen holds a degree in psychology from City College of New York and completed her master’s degree in international development at University of Birmingham in Birmingham, England.

Sabeen was born in Karachi, Pakistan and raised in New York City. An avid traveler, she has lived on three continents, visited 36 countries, and hopes to visit at least 100 countries in her lifetime.