Vera is a Chemistry Fellow at Open Avenues Foundation. Vera brings broad experience in the fields of chemistry, nanoscience and materials science to the Safar team.
As a graduate student, she worked in the laboratory of Professor Tim Swager at MIT focused on carbon-nanotube based chemical sensing. While at MIT, she also spent her time at Sloan and HBX learning about venture creation and strategy as well as interning at MP Healthcare Venture Management fund. She holds a BS in Chemistry and an MS in Chemistry from RWTH Aachen University, and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from MIT.