Suhailah Waheed
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An active volunteer in the community, Suhailah Waheed has served in the nonprofit industry professionally for the last three years. After graduating with her B.A, from her hometown university North Carolina Central University, Suhailah re-located to Texas with her husband. She maintained volunteer positions in the development sector while working as an Operations Coordinator for Impact Austin, a local women's giving circle. Suhailah has also served on the board of the Young Women's Alliance as the VP of Development. It is through her experience that she solidified her passion for philanthropy and fundraising. 


She currently works as an Individual Giving Manager and owns her own development support agency, Giving Geeks LLC. Through her work, Suhailah intends to strengthen her foundation for all things fundraising as she pushes towards her CFRE by 2023. Suhailah understands the importance of connecting supporters of inclusive community advancements to the technology and operational processes necessary to thrive, no matter the size of the organization. Suhailah believes everyone deserves optimal support in fulfilling their goals toward social impact. She now proudly serves on the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)-Greater Austin Chapter Board of Directors. When Suhailah is out of the office, you can find her can be found…enjoying the sunny weather, while eating the most colorful macarons in town.