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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
Jeanne Manalo, PhD
Executive Director
Enventure
Marjan Majid
Executive Director
Rice University
Justine Liang
Executive Director
Baylor College of Medicine
Enventure Leadership
Kavya Sinha, MD
ENRICH Program Director
Houston Methodist
Carlo Vanz
SA Director and Case Interview Workshops Program Director
UT Health San Antonio
Anton Zhang, PhD
Business Development Director
Rice Ken Kennedy Institute
Alondra Escobar
SciComm Podcast Director
Rice University
Samantha Yee
Marketing Director
UT Health San Antonio
Sofia Aramburu
Basecamp Program Director
Baylor College of Medicine
Yilun Deng
Case Interview Workshops Program Director
UT Health San Antonio
Manwal Harb
Bioventures Program Director
Rice University
Azaan Wilbon
Catalyze Program Director
Baylor College of Medicine
Katie Lillis
SciComm Program Director
UT Health San Antonio
Board of Directors
David Schubert
Chief Operating Partner at Accelerator Life Science Partners
Accelerator Life Science Partners
Marjan Majid
Executive Director
Rice University
Joanna Nathan, MBA
Manager New Ventures, J&J Center for Device Innovation
J&J Center for Device Innovation
Jeanne Manalo, PhD
Executive Director
Enventure
Emily Reiser, PhD
Senior Manager, Innovation Community Engagement @ TMC Innovation
TMC Innovation
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