Head, Diversity Strategy
Lorena is a people oriented, active and sensitive change agent leading the R&D efforts to help serve more Patients around the world. Her international experience and transferable skills helped her change careers after more than 14 years in Commercial roles, finding a match in Clinical Operations, expanding the opportunity to help medically underserved populations. Lorena’s business acumen and customer focus have been key to demonstrate results in different roles, but more importantly to engage with key stakeholders. Lorena holds a BA in International Business and Masters in Human Capital. She believes in the value of connecting others and is proud of building connections and helping whenever is needed.
She is an inclusion advocate and stands for what is right.
As a Latina, Immigrant and a Woman Lorena found a personal purpose to help others, and is trying to make it right leveraging her intersectionality and the roles she holds at organizations like WOCIP (Women of Color in Pharma), the RedShoeMovement and her hometown Diversity Committee to build a culture that values differences and serves underserved populations.