Carolina is a Molecular Biotechnology Engineer and holds a Master in Molecular, Cellular and Neuroscience Biology from the University of Chile. Carolina is a co-founder of Klein Biotecnología Ltda, a Chilean biotechnology startup. She is also the founder of Vitrotech SpA, a consulting start-up company focused on consulting services for bio-business. Carolina has experience in business formation, fund raising, patent strategies and technology transfer.
She has been Director and Co-director of several R&D grants and currently she is an
Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Office of Technology Partnerships in the University of California Riverside. In this capacity she mentors entrepreneurs and promotes the development of small businesses and scalable start-ups in the Inland Empire. Carolina is also responsible for outreach activities to promote entrepreneurship within the faculty and student base at UCR. She is passionate about sports, in particular female and male soccer.