Dr. Haya is the Vice President for Science in Hevolution Foundation. She has worked extensively on the foundation’s strategy, team building and scaling up of its operations. Dr. Haya has previously served as the Director of the National Center of Genomics Technology at King Abdualziz City for Science and Technology, where she led the Saudi Genome Program and other national projects. She has also previously served as a Scientist in King Faisal Specialized Hospital and Research Center, where she carried out different research projects focusing on population genetics.
Dr. Haya holds a PhD in Genomics of Common Diseases and a master’s degree in Genetics and Toxicology from McGill University, and a bachelor’s degree in Clinical Nutrition from King Saud University, Riyadh. Dr. Haya serves as a scientific member in several committee and a frequent speaker in both national and global levels.