Experiences of Recent MIT Alums Starting Companies – panelist
Wednesday, January 21, 10:30 AM
Founder and CEO of WiCare
Danielle Zurovcik is currently Founder and CEO of WiCare, for which she invented and developed an inexpensive, negative pressure wound therapy device, the Wound-Pump. She supported the Wound-Pump clinical applications during the Earthquake Relief Effort in Haiti and a phase I clinical trial in Rwanda.
She graduated in August 2012 from MIT with her PhD in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at MIT Sloan. Prior to her PhD, she received an MS in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State, Schreyer Honors College, with minors in Engineering Entrepreneurship, Engineering Leadership Development, Product Realization and Engineering Mechanics. She has received awards, including the: CAMTech Innovation Award, MIT D-Lab Scale-Ups Fellowship, Hugh Hampton Young Memorial Fund Fellowship, MIT Graduate Women of Excellence Award, and World Technology Award for Health & Medicine.