Rockstar Breakfast and Networking


Are you looking for an opportunity to network with senior women leaders? If so, this is THE event for you. Enjoy a light breakfast accompanied by lots of conversation with Sonia Israel, Founder of Aifred Health and Rosana Kapeller, Entrepreneur in Residence at GV. Registration is for WEST MEMBERS ONLY and will be limited to a maximum of 25 participants to ensure an intimate experience. 

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Sonia Israel is a co-founder of Aifred Health, a Montreal-based healthtech startup that uses AI to help physicians make better treatment decisions in mental healthcare. She holds a BSc in Neuroscience from McGill University, where she founded a neurotechnology group that gave rise to Aifred, now ranked #1 worldwide in the ongoing IBM Watson AI XPRIZE. Sonia continuously strives to help enhance the interface between leading research and clinical practice.

Rosana Kapeller is an Entrepreneur in Residence at GV, focused on the intersection of therapeutics and machine learning. She brings over 25 years of scientific leadership and entrepreneurial experience to her role. Prior to joining GV, Rosana was the founding Chief Scientific Officer of Nimbus Therapeutics, where she led the company’s initiative to apply advanced computational technologies to the design and development of novel therapeuticsDuring her tenure at Nimbus, she assembled a strong scientific team that validated the company’s platform and advanced multiple promising programs. Before Nimbus, Rosana served as VP of Research at Aileron Therapeutics. Early in her career, she worked at Millennium Pharmaceuticals, and consulted for Third Rock Ventures and Atlas Venture. Rosana is a member of the board of directors of Cedilla Therapeutics and of the Blavatnik fellowship key advisory board. She earned her M.D. from Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro in Brazil and her Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology from Tufts University.


Date and Time:  
April 12, 2019
8:00 - 9:00 AM

Québec Government Office, One Boston Place, 201 Washington Street, Suite 3850, Boston, MA 02108

Members: $5