Carolyn Green: Serial Entrepreneur, Serious Mentor

Science Club for Girls is pleased to recognize Carolyn Green for her work in advancing women in science and entrepreneurship.


Carolyn is an entrepreneur with Morningside Technology Advisory, a venture capital group specializing in early stage life sciences investments. At Morningside, Carolyn focuses on the formation and development of companies creating life-changing therapies for patients. She is an industry leader with more than 25 years of strategic and leadership experience launching companies. Currently, Carolyn is the CEO and President of Atreaon, Inc., and recently also the COO of Stealth Peptides Inc. Prior to joining Morningside, Carolyn co-founded Logical Therapeutics Inc. a biopharmaceutical company developing novel anti-inflammatory medicines. Before coming to Boston, Carolyn was the founding director of a translational research and commercialization center at the University of Pittsburgh.

Carolyn spends time educating and mentoring young professionals in the field. She serves as a mentor to inventing scientists and early stage companies through the Wallace H. Coulter Translational Research Partnership Program and also through the Carnegie Mellon University – University of Pittsburgh Joint Healthcare Advisory Committee. She is a frequent speaker for organizations such as the Massachusetts Biotechnology Organization (MassBIO) and the Licensing Executive Society, among others. She has also coached and judged numerous business competitions for organizations like Springboard, an expert network of innovators, investors and influencers who are dedicated to building high-growth technology-oriented companies led by women; the National Collegiate Innovators and Inventors Alliance (NCIIA) and Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation (MALSI) Day.

Carolyn is a passionate about entrepreneurship. In 2001, while at the University of Pittsburgh, , she created and launched a 14-week, CME-accredited course, “From Bench Top to Bedside, What Every Scientist Needs to Know”, designed to give academic research scientists, post-docs and graduate students the fundamental information necessary to translate basic research discoveries for the benefit of patients. More than 400 physicians and scientists have completed the course, and many have gone on to see their ideas become products.

As a founding board member and current board chair of The New England Women in Science Executives Club (NEWISE), Ms. Green facilitates a network of more than 60 female entrepreneurs and senior executives in biopharma who connect for professional and personal growth.

Ms. Green serves on the advisory board of Aptuit, LLC and the boards of Atreaon, Inc., and The University of Pittsburgh & Coulter Foundation Translational Research Partnership Program. She is a member of the CEO Roundtable of Boston and the BioPharma Executive Council of Cambridge, MA.

Ms. Green obtained her BS in chemistry and education from the University of Pittsburgh and is an Entrepreneurial Fellow of the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence at the University Of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School Of Business. Carolyn and her husband Adam have four grown children and live in Newton.

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