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Dr. Leen Kawas Shares Insights on Her Next-Level Entrepreneurial Journey

Traveling a high-level entrepreneurial path involves numerous challenges and rewards. The entrepreneur’s focus on innovation often drives them to push the boundaries and develop new paradigms. Leen Kawas, Ph.D. thrives in this dynamic and rarified setting. This accomplished Los Angeles businesswoman brings her bioscience passion and business acumen to each new opportunity. Dr. Kawas previously excelled as Athira Pharma’s Chief Executive Officer. She won numerous awards and was recognized for her exceptional leadership. Today, as Propel Bio Partners’ Managing General Partner, Dr. Kawas helps other emerging bioscience firms acquire the venture capital needed for their path forward. From this perspective, she offers insights that have helped to shape her entrepreneurial journey.


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