The World Food Prize Foundation

Gender Equity & Equitable Livelihoods

Nabeeha Kazi Hutchins

President and CEO, PAI

Nabeeha Kazi Hutchins is President and Chief Executive Officer of PAI, a leading international non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the reproductive and sexual health and rights of communities around the world.  Nabeeha brings 25 years of movement building, advocacy, and international development experience through her work in more than 20 countries across Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean. 

Prior to PAI Nabeeha served as president & CEO of Humanitas Global, an international development strategy consultancy that advances programs in agricultural development, food and nutrition security, climate resilience and youth and women’s empowerment. She also served as executive director of No Wasted Lives and in senior roles at FleishmanHillard, The Clinton Foundation’s Global HIV/AIDS Initiative and KABOOM!. 

Born in Pakistan and raised in Mexico, Nabeeha’s ties to agriculture, the World Food Prize and Dr. Norman Borlaug run deep, having grown up in and around the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) in Mexico. Nabeeha holds degrees from Kansas State University and Columbia University, and lives in Washington, DC with her husband, Coleman and two young children, Sanah and Coleman. 

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