Heather Hasson is Co-Founder and Co-CEO of FIGS, a clothing brand revolutionizing the medical apparel industry while also maintaining a socially conscious business. FIGS is determined to provide the most technically advanced, comfortable and beautifully designed scrubs. Prior to launching FIGS in 2013, Hasson started her first company at the age of 22. A serial entrepreneur, she ran a high-end bag line in Italy for 7 years before creating FIGS. FIGS also operates the Threads for Threads initiative, which donates sets of scrubs to countries with limited access to medical apparel and accessories, helping to outfit healthcare workers in need and reduce hospital-acquired infection with their 100% anti-microbial fabric. In 2021, RxART worked with Heather and FIGS to introduce Urs Fischer-designed FIGS PJs to inpatients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Heather was Fast Company’s 9th Most Innovative Company for Branding (2019), Inc. 500’s 21st Fastest Growing Company in the U.S. (2018), and one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs at Goldman Sachs’ Builders and Innovators Summit (2018). She won the Emerging Entrepreneur award at the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards for the Greater Los Angeles Region (2018), raised the 4th largest round for a female-founded company (2017), is a founding member of Inc. Masters and is part of LinkedIn’s 2016 Next Wave.