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Cristal Glangchai, PhD, is a scientist, entrepreneur, and mentor with a passion for teaching and engaging girls in entrepreneurship, science, and technology. She is the founder and CEO of VentureLab, a nonprofit that runs experiential learning programs in youth entrepreneurship. She is the director of the Texas Entrepreneurial Exchange at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Glangchai recently served as the director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Trinity University. Prior to that, she founded a nanotechnology drug delivery company and ran the Idea to Product Program at the University of Texas at Austin.