To celebrate Women’s History Month, March’s 10 for 10 list features a few of the 1,000+ women-led ventures that have participated in the Harvard Innovation Labs Venture Program.
At the Harvard Innovation Labs, our celebration and recognition of women-founded ventures continues throughout the year in our Women-Led Wednesdays series, in all of our 10 for 10 list editions, and throughout our programming and events. For more ways to celebrate Women’s History Month, check out Harvard in Focus with features and profiles of Harvard alumna women innovators as well as a full calendar of events from the Office for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (EDIB).
The ventures recognized below have had profound impacts on millions of people’s lives, from reducing cyberbullying around the world to helping patients in Vietnam access quality medical care.
Arbilex for developing predictive analytics solutions to help lawyers de-risk high-stakes decisions in cross-border disputes.
Day Zero Diagnostics for using genome sequencing and machine learning to modernize infectious disease diagnosis and treatment.
Docosan for creating a doctor booking platform that provides effortless access to quality care in Vietnam.
Flare Jewelry for giving people peace of mind in a bracelet. The company’s jewelry, which helps people discretely call for help at any time, was named one of the TIME 100 Best Inventions of 2020.
Labhya Foundation for equipping 2.5 million vulnerable children in India with social-emotional skills to cope with poverty and become lifelong learners.
MindMics for revolutionizing healthcare through soundwaves. MindMics CEO and Founder Dr. Anna Barnacka is an astrophysicist and previous NASA Einstein Fellow at Harvard.
Moxie Scrubs for its innovative scrub uniforms for nurses, which were recognized on the Forbes Next 1000.
Rethink for developing an app designed to stop cyberbullying. The company has received $300,000 from the Elevate Prize Foundation, and founder Trisha Prabhu was named a Rhodes Scholar in 2021, and honored as one of the 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30.
Rumi Spice for bringing flavorful, ethically sourced, and socially responsible spices from Afghanistan to its customers while catalyzing sustainable rural economic development in the country.
Shelly Xu Design for its innovative, zero-waste apparel designs. In 2021, the company worked with climate refugees in Bangladesh on a zero-waste jacket.