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Meet enventure.

Enventure is a not-for-profit organization driving the growth of Texas' medical innovation industry.
Since 2012, Enventure has served over 3000 students and 45 Startups
Enventure is a Houston-based nonprofit with programs designed to support life science innovators at every stage of the process, from needs finding, to business model development, to clinical strategy, and beyond. In doing so, we also provide our pool of advanced degree candidates with hands-on experience and opportunities to build professional networks in life science industries.
Our Values
Community
Connecting life science advanced degree candidates, entrepreneurs, and clinicians to build a robust, capable community of leaders in medical innovation.
INTEGrity
Providing evidence-based science and reliable data to early-stage life science startups, established companies, and innovators.
Adaptability
Creating a multidisciplinary, agile network of innovators prepared to move at the pace of science and meet the needs of today’s most pressing challenges in healthcare.
Professionalism
Equipping advanced degree candidates and entrepreneurs with critical tools for navigating life science innovation careers.
Diversity
Fostering a community in which all voices are heard, all identities are valued, and the tools of life science innovation are accessible to everyone with a vision for the future of healthcare.
Ingenuity
Meeting the complementary needs of both advanced degree candidates and life science entrepreneurs through creative approaches to education, business strategy, and career preparation.
Executive Directors
Manwal Harb
Executive Director - Community and Entrepreneurship
Rice University
Kavya Sinha, MD
Executive Director - Business Development
Houston Methodist
Azaan wilbon
Executive Director - Consulting
Baylor College of Medicine
Carlo Vanz
Executive Director - San Antonio & Case Interview Workshops Program Director
UT Health San Antonio
Enventure Leadership
Ozlem Sert
Marketing Director - Houston
Baylor College of Medicine
Joel Agosto-Peña
Marketing Director - San Antonio
UT Health San Antonio
Yilun Deng
Case Interview Workshops Program Director
UT Health San Antonio
Kenya moore
BaseCamp Director
UT MB Galveston
Cassandra Wolsh
BaseCamp Assistant Director
UT Health San Antonio
Kevin Lorch
ENRICH Director
Rice University
Carrie Yang
VICE DIrector
Rice University
Courtney Chambers
VICE Assistant Director
Baylor College of Medicine
Siqi Du
VICE Lead
Rice University
Jay Gupta
VICE Lead
Baylor College of Medicine
Laura Luo
Biodesign Director
Alcon
Hephzibah Nwanosike
Biodesign Director
Baylor College of Medicine
Alondra Escobar
SciComm Director - Podcasts
Rice University
Ruby Escobedo
SciComm Director - Blogs
UT Health San Antonio
Jacob Essif
Inspire Seminar Lead
UT Health San Antonio
Board of Directors
Jeanne Manalo, PhD
Director of Client Engagement
saleSEER
Marjan Majid
Lead Venture Associate
Houston Angel Network
Joanna Nathan, MBA
Manager New Ventures, J&J Center for Device Innovation
J&J Center for Device Innovation
Emily Reiser, PhD
Senior Manager, Innovation Community Engagement @ TMC Innovation
TMC Innovation
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