Rachele Ryan joined the Innovation Services team at MassBio in April 2018 as the Manager of MassCONNECT, the only entrepreneur mentorship program in Massachusetts that dives deep into the life sciences. MassCONNECT matches entrepreneurs and founders with seasoned life sciences professionals to catalyze and commercialize innovation.
Prior to joining MassBio, Rachele was part of the International Business Development team at the Consulate General of Canada in Boston. In this role she assisted Canadian companies with their expansion efforts into New England and worked with the Canadian Technology Accelerator to connect fast-growing companies to the Boston/Cambridge innovation ecosystem. Prior to working in the Boston area, Rachele taught English at the K-12 levels in Madrid, Spain and Istanbul, Turkey.
Rachele holds a BA from College of the Holy Cross and an MA from Middlebury College.