Born Global – Sustainable Innovation in AI and Data Science
Join us on Friday 10/15/2021 11:30-12:30 CT Featuring
Executive Director of the Ken Kennedy Institute at Rice University
Angela Wilkins is the Executive Director of the Ken Kennedy Institute. Angela is responsible for the development and implementation of Ken Kennedy Institute’s programs in the computational sciences. After earning a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from Lehigh University, she shifted her focus to computational biology and spent nine years at Baylor College of Medicine as a researcher and instructor. She later served as director of clinical research at the nonprofit Center for Science & Law, and in 2017 founded a start-up to help early stage companies solve data science problems. She was previously chief scientist of Mercury Fund, a Houston venture capital group, advising on artificial intelligence-related investments. Wilkins holds four patents, has been involved in several federally funded projects and has been published extensively.
Sunny Zhang, PhD
Founding Partner, Z LAB Ventures
Rice Ken Kennedy Institute
Women in AI
Women In Data
Black Women in AI
Z LAB – Global Innovation Partners
About Born Global:
Born Global is on a mission to cultivate an inclusive community for diverse innovators with a global mindset and to interconnect local, national, and international ecosystems. We are committed to enabling more entrepreneurs from all backgrounds through thought leadership, educational programs, and entrepreneurial initiatives.