Presented by: Choose San Antonio
Rewiring the Brains of Elementary Entrepreneurs
Saturday, March 12
11:00AM - 12:00PM
Old School Bar
401 E 6th St
Women CEOs of technology startups are outnumbered 20-to-1. To change this, we must train the brains of future entrepreneurs and technologists, and it can't wait until high school. Cristal Glangchai of VentureLab believes by introducing science experiments, coding challenges and startup exercises to the 5-year-old brain, you rewire the neural pathways of young girls for confidence and success--and of young boys who learn early that girls are equally capable.
Luz Cristal Glangchai, PhD, is the Founder/CEO of VentureLab, a non-profit that runs experiential learning programs in youth tech entrepreneurship. Her mission is to introduce, inspire, and encoura...Show the rest
Luz Cristal Glangchai, PhD, is the Founder/CEO of VentureLab, a non-profit that runs experiential learning programs in youth tech entrepreneurship. Her mission is to introduce, inspire, and encourage youth and young women to enter and succeed in technical, creative, and entrepreneurial fields. She directs 3 Day Startup San Antonio and recently served as the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Trinity University.
Previously, Dr. Glangchai founded a nanotechnology drug delivery company and ran the Idea to Product Program at the University of Texas at Austin. She has worked in intellectual property, technology commercialization, and product development. She received her B.A. in Plan II, B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and M.S. and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. In addition, Dr. Glangchai holds two doctoral certificates in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, and Molecular Imaging for Diagnoistic and Therapeutics.Hide the rest