Paula Ximena Chirinos

Weber Shandwick, Associate

Biography

Paula Chirinos, a proud immigrant from Peru, has sought roles which encompass her passions for advocacy, global awareness and raising diverse voices since her family made the brave decision of moving to the United States.

Paula applies these passions in her current role as an Associate for Weber Shandwick’s healthcare practice, where she provides account management, multicultural consulting and program support for global clients such as Novartis, Amgen and Danone. Key client achievements include an FDA approval, regulatory and data milestones, and the execution of multiple branded and unbranded integrations across all her accounts. She is also a core team member of OneWeber, Weber New York’s DEI Committee, and regularly coordinates events, company newsletters and social content around anti-racism and cultural awareness.

Prior to joining Weber Shandwick, Paula held roles at the Meredith Corporation, Cheddar, Pollock Communications and the United Nations Foundation, where she helped launch the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund in partnership with the World Health Organization to provide resources to medical professionals globally at the peak of the pandemic. She also recently graduated from Hofstra University (Class of 2020) where she earned a B.A. in Public Relations and Global Studies.

As part of her continued commitment for advocacy, Paula serves as a subcommittee chair for the Public Relations Society of America’s National D&I Committee and a Contributor for the PR Nation Podcast.