Speaking in Accelerating Philanthropy via Issue Advocacy at 9:45 am for the Ignited Culture track.
Perwaiz serves on the board of directors of the National Council of Nonprofits and United Way of Northeast Florida and as Vice President of Women’s Giving Alliance. From 2012-2022, Perwaiz led the all-volunteer team for TEDxJacksonville. 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. Perwaiz served on Florida’s Commission on Community Service from 2018-2021.
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.