sonya zilka

board of directors

Sonya Zilka has been a member of our Board of Directors since October 2021. In addition to her role on our board, Ms. Zilka currently serves as the President & Chair of The Beyond Benefits Life Sciences Board of Trustees. Furthermore, Ms. Zilka also serves as Chief People Officer at the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub where she leads HR functions and spearheads internal communications. Prior to that, Ms. Zilka was an Organizational Development / Human Resource consultant at ZHR Consulting, a firm specializing in organizational development and human capital consulting. From 2015 to 2018, Ms. Zilka served as Vice President of Human Resources at Actelion Pharmaceuticals, where she led human resources, communications and facilities for their U.S. business. Ms. Zilka holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Washington State University, and an MA in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University. Ms. Zilka was chosen to serve as a member of our Board of Directors for her proven leadership and extensive experience in human capital consulting and human resources.