Ameena ElBibany


Ameena El-Bibany is an Analyst at Rising Tide Fund, where she sources and leads investments in top companies across personalized medicine, biotechnology, health IT and more. At the intersection of science and technology, she works with academic institutions to leverage and commercialize campus-based research and intellectual property, to further bridge the gap between academia and industry.

Prior, Ameena worked at Novozymes, a world leader in bioinnovation and enzyme production with half the global enzyme market share, to develop procedures for maximum efficiency through industrial scale up. She is a recipient of multiple competitive grants funded by the National Science Foundation for research done at the California Academy of Sciences and the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences. She has conducted research in DNA damage and repair in genotoxicity models, microbiome diversity, and stem cell induction and stabilization.

She has volunteered with TechWadi to create connections between Silicon Valley and the Arab world, and Girls Inc. to promote female participation in STEM-related fields. She holds a BS in Genetics from the University of California Davis.