Entrepreneur In Residence
Luz Cristal Glangchai, PhD, is a scientist, entrepreneur, and mentor with a passion for developing the next generation of creative innovators and entrepreneurs, and for igniting the entrepreneurial spirit in girls.
She is the Founder/CEO of VentureLab, a nonprofit organization that is helping create the next generation of innovators and changemakers through entrepreneurial learning.
Previously, Dr. Glangchai served as the founding Director of the Blackstone LaunchPad and the Texas Entrepreneurship Exchange at UT Austin. She was also the founding Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Trinity University and was the founder of a nanotechnology drug delivery company.
Her book, “VentureGirls – Raising Entrepreneurial Girls to be Tomorrows Leaders,” will be launching in May of 2018 to teach parents and teachers how to raise confident girls through the entrepreneurial mindset. Dr. Glangchai has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the TODAY Show, NPR’s The TakeAway, Mashable, Medium, TEDx San Antonio, and SXSW Interactive.