Aviva Nassimi

Senior Manager, Communications, Corporate Affairs

Pfizer 

New York, NY

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Aviva Nassimi is the Senior Manager of Communications at Pfizer, the world’s premier biopharmaceutical company applying science to medical innovation, and setting the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacture of today’s top health care products - including the first FDA approved COVID-19 vaccine. Aviva supports a communications strategy that strengthens and upholds Pfizer's mission of delivering breakthroughs that change patients' lives, while promoting health equity and patient-centricity throughout. Aviva began her career as a storyteller and content creator at TED.Com, where she helped grow the TEDx and TED Translators programs into two of the largest crowdsourced projects in the world, now working with over 30,000 volunteers, across 160 countries.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Psychology from Barnard College at Columbia University and was the recipient of the Frank Gilbert Bryson Prize—given to the one student who has given conspicuous evidence of unselfishness and made the greatest contribution to Barnard. Aviva is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Civil Society Fellowship, A Partnership of ADL and The Aspen Institute, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.