Sarina Prabasi is the CEO of WaterAid America, the world’s largest international nonprofit dedicated exclusively to helping the world’s poorest people gain long-term access to safe drinking water, toilets, and effective hygiene education. Over the course of the last year, WaterAid and its local partners have helped two million people gain clean water, three million people gain toilets, and more than eight million people gain access to hygiene education.
As a tribute to her vision and leadership, Prabasi was recently named by both Fortune and Food & Wine magazines as one of the Most Innovative Women in Food & Drink, and she was honored by the New York Business Journal as a 2016 Woman of Influence. Prabasi has more than 20 years of experience in international development work. Prior to joining WaterAid in 2014, she served as Deputy Chief of Programs at Orbis International, and as Country Representative at WaterAid Ethiopia.