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Daniela Blanco, Founder of Sunthetics -- Driving Change in the Chemical Industry, One Reaction at a Time
Date: Jul 26, 2021
Author: Mike Weiss
Source: Valiant CEO ( click here to go to the source)

Featured firm in this article: Sunthetics Inc of Brooklyn, NY

Daniela Blanco obtained her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from New York University (2020) and is the co-founder and CEO of Sunthetics. Her vision is to build a more sustainable chemical industry. At Sunthetics, she develops ground-breaking machine-learning platforms that accelerate the development and implementation of innovative and sustainable chemical processes. Daniela has multiple patents on sustainable chemical technologies and has been named Forbes 30 Under 30 in Energy North America (2021), Top Innovator Under 35 in Latin America by MIT Technology Review (2020), Top Female Founder by Inc Magazine (2020), Top Graduate Inventor by Lemelson-MIT (2020), Global Student Entrepreneur Champion (2019), and Brightest AI-CI Mind by the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence (2019).

Her vision for the future of chemical manufacturing has earned her invitations to speak at multiple panels and conferences, including the 2019 International Entrepreneurial Summit for the Sustainable Development Goals at the United Nations. Her story and vision led her to co-start National Geographic's recent documentary, Own the Room, available to stream on Disney+.