Shahnaz Radjy

Vitality Institute

At the Vitality Institute, we strive to collaborate across sectors for evidence-based impact, improving health promotion and chronic disease prevention in innovative ways.


Shahnaz Radjy is Senior Communications Specialist at the Vitality Institute, where she manages all aspects of communications, events, and public relations for the Institute. She also leads the initiative on integrated health metrics reporting, and supports project work ranging from healthy aging to intergenerational mentorship, and design for health.

Previously she was on the Health Team of the World Economic Forum, managing the Workplace Wellness Alliance project which worked with leading multinational companies, facilitating best practice sharing and carrying out data collection across geographies for peer-to-peer and regional benchmarking. She also worked on the broader chronic disease prevention portfolio, integrating health into the agenda of the Annual Meeting in Davos for four consecutive years. With a diverse background in health, communications, and business, Shahnaz has experience running global campaigns for the International Labor Organization as well as with startups in Bolivia, Switzerland, and the US. During the few years she spent in Bolivia, she volunteered extensively with the Red Cross and the La Paz Children’s Hospital.

Originally half Iranian, half Bolivian, Shahnaz grew up in Switzerland and did her undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania before completing a Healthcare Management MBA degree in Europe.