30th Anniversary Speaker Series
Nageeb Sumar, Deputy Director, Philanthropic Partnerships Team, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
November 7, 2017
Indiana Room in Hine Hall
875 W North St.
Learn how the Gates Foundation is working to increase the quantity and quality of generosity by all people—from high net worth individuals to everyday givers.
About Nageeb Sumar
Nageeb Sumar serves as deputy director on the philanthropic partnerships team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He oversees the foundation’s work on policy, systems and innovation in philanthropy.
Prior to joining the philanthropic partnerships team in September 2015, Nageeb served as a senior program officer on the donor government relations team, where he led and oversaw the Foundation’s engagement with Canada, Australia, Japan and Korea. He also assisted the US government relations team in building support and partnerships around the Foundation’s polio and vaccines work.
Nageeb has also worked as an associate at law firms in DC focusing on international finance transactions, and at Oxfam America on microfinance and market access issues. He holds law degrees from McGill Law School, a master’s degree in international finance from Queen’s University School of Business, and bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Urban & Regional Planning from Cornell University.
Nageeb grew up in Calgary, Alberta, and currently lives in Washington, DC with his wife Fatema, and three daughters, Zahra, Safya and Insiya.