President, Biotech Connection Los Angeles (BCLA)
Carolina is the President of Biotech Connection Los Angeles, a non-profit organization that aims to inspire, educate and connect emerging scientists and entrepreneurs with the goal of growing and diversifying the biotech community in LA. Carolina is also a Senior Associate in Global Competitive Intelligence at Amgen. She has been recognized by her faculty with the USC Women in Science and Engineering Leadership 2018 Award.
Carolina holds a MS in Chemistry and a BS in Biochemistry from the University of Aveiro in Portugal and completed her PhD in bio-organic chemistry at USC, studying synthetic methods in drug development.