The Pulse Celebrates The Following Women May 16 - May 20

WITI News Staff

May 23, 2022

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This week we celebrate the following women:

The Women of Silicon Valley
excerpts from Pulse of the Valley, May 16 - May 20

Navrina Singh, CEO & cofounder of Credo AI, received funding of $12.8M for total capital of $18.3M
Amelie-Sophie Vavrovsky, CEO & founder of Formally, received funding and total capital of $2.3M
Shannon Goggin, CEO & cofounder of Noyo, received funding of $45M for total capital of $57.5M
K Angela Macfarlane, CEO & cofounder of Perceive Biotherapeutics, received an undisclosed amount of funding.
Leslie Busick, CEO & cofounder of Pique received funding and total capital for $4M.

Executive Moves in the last 90 days
Lisa Nunez Safarian joined the team at Pivot Bio as COO
Charlene Banard joined the team at Atara Biotherapeutics as CTO
Heather Conklin joined the team at Torch Labs as COO
Jennifer Lawrence joined the team at Next Insurance as General Counsel
Anne Fung joined the team at Perceive Biotherapeutics as Chief Medical Officer
Susan Catalano joined the team at Coda Biotherapeutics as Chief Scientific Officer
Jennifer Lawrence joined the team at Next Insurance as General Counsel
Lisa Ames joined the team at Norwest Venture Partners as CMO
Claudia-Celine Sainz-Schachter joined the team at SPIN as Sr. Director of Finance & Corporate Development
Marie-Louise Bots joined the team at Turn Biotechnologies as SVP Corporate & Business Development
Kim Homenock joined the team at Stem as Chief People Officer

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