Hala Mirza

Vice President, Corporate Communications and Citizenship, Regeneron
How Companies Are Strategizing STEM for the Long Term
Thursday, May 25, 2017 | 9:45 am - 10:45 am

Hala Mirza is the Vice President, Corporate Communications and Citizenship at Regeneron, a leading science-driven biotechnology company. At Regeneron, Mirza leads corporate citizenship, philanthropy, employee volunteerism, internal and external communications, product communications, community relations and site affairs.

Mirza’s team manages all of Regeneron’s STEM education and outreach programs including the Regeneron Science Talent Search, the nation’s most prestigious high school science talent competition. The company also has a number of long-term, impact-focused regional science education initiatives.

Mirza joined Regeneron from Pfizer, where she was the VP, Corporate Affairs for R&D and Strategy.  In this role, Mirza drove an internal and external campaign that reshaped the conversation around Pfizer as a science and innovation leader. Prior to joining Pfizer, Mirza was Managing Director, W20 group, a leading healthcare integrated communications agency, where she played a key role in driving the agency’s tremendous growth over eight years. Previously in her career, Mirza served as Public Relations Officer at the American Red Cross Biomedical Services.

Mirza is on the Board of New York BIO, and a member of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association and the Arthur W. Page Society. She holds a BA in English Literature from The George Washington University, where she was a Tip O’Neil Scholar.