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Define Your Own Path | Angelika Fretzen on Her Story

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In this episode of Her Story, Sandra Fenwick, Former CEO of Boston Children’s Hospital, speaks with Dr. Angelika Fretzen, Ph.D., M.B.A., Director and COO of Wyss Institute’s Technology Translation, about her experience of being a woman in STEM and how she encourages younger generations to join the STEM community.

Angelika Fretzen, Ph.D., M.B.A. is the Wyss Institute’s Technology Translation Director and COO. She earned her Ph.D. in organic chemistry at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, and gained postdoctoral experience in the laboratory of Professor Gregory Verdine at Harvard University. Following her academic training, Dr. Fretzen pursued her M.B.A. at Suffolk University, Boston, and subsequently held leadership positions at Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, and at Catabasis Pharmaceuticals in Cambridge, MA, where she was Senior Vice President of Product Development.

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