I am pursuing an Innovation and entrepreneurship certificate. Check out my I&E portfolio for my courses and experiences!

Link to my I&E portfolio

Relation to GC focus:

My experience in the I&E certificate has allowed me explore the commercial aspect of life science innovation. The courses I took equipped me with the tools to analyze the prospects of a technology, assess the market, and develop a basic pitch with financial projections to pitch to investors. My internship with Duke OLV as a New Venture Fellow provided me real world experience working with inventors of medical technologies to commercialize a product. I gained a better understanding of the real world need of better medicines by speaking with physicians from across the country as I collected their feedback on our product. I also joined a startup, Isolere Bio, to experience product development and customer discovery in an entrepreneurial setting. Together, these experiences feed into my mission to engineer better medicines by providing necessary background for for the commercialization of biotechnology.