Humera Fasihuddin

Humera oversees student venture coaching and mentoring for NCIIA. She started these efforts in 2006, launching Advanced Invention to Venture, a four-day, intensive, hands-on workshop for student and faculty teams committed to commercializing their products. In addition, Humera manages BMEidea, a national student competition in biomedical engineering. She joined NCIIA in 2005, where she was responsible for scaling the Invention to Venture workshop series to reach thousands of participants nationwide. Prior to joining NCIIA, Humera founded Edical May, a manufacturing and business development company enabling scale-up of new medical devices. From 2001 to 2005, Humera spearheaded the creation of the Regional Technology Corporation.