Bio from the Bayou

Short conversations about connectivity, business development, innovation, entrepreneurship + commercialization in the Biotech Ecosystem. Originating f…
Jan 3rd, 2024 | 15:05

Episode 23: The Equalize Program (Kirsten Leute, MBA)

The Equalize Program is a groundbreaking virtual mentor program and pitch competition dedicated to addressing the gender disparities in the founders of academic startups. Co-founder Kirsten Leute, MBA, discusses the program’s history and goals, key building blocks that make it a transformative experience for founders, why Equalize is so essential, and how listeners can get involved. She also shares some of the findings from her research on the barriers women experience in academia. Episode hosted by Sharon Courtney.