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Deena Shakir

Venture Capitalist & General Partner at Lux Capital

Venture Capitalist & General Partner at Lux Capital

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Deena Shakir Biography

Deena Shakir is a General Partner at Lux Capital, where she invests in transformative technologies improving lives and livelihoods. Her investments span stages and sectors, and include women's health (Maven Clinic, Alife, Summer Health, Gameto, Adyn), digital health infrastructure (SteadyMD, H1, Trial Library, AllStripes, Everly Health), health equity (Waymark, Galileo, Miga), foodtech (Shiru), and fintech (Mos, Ramp, Neo.tax). Above all, she seeks out extraordinary, mission-driven founders.

Prior to Lux, Shakir was a Partner at GV (formerly Google Ventures), led product partnerships at Google for health, search, and AI/ML, and directed social impact investments at Google.org. Shakir also served as a Presidential Management Fellow at The U.S. Department of State under Secretary Clinton, where she helped launch President Obama’s first Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

Shakir self-funded her undergraduate degree at Harvard University (Social Studies and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations) and MA at Georgetown University through a variety of merit scholarships and side hustles, including co-founding her first company while in college. She is currently a Lecturer in Management at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, a Board Director for the National Venture Capital Association, and a member of Kauffman Fellows, Aspen Finance Fellows, and The Council on Foreign Relations.

Shakir is a frequent speaker and commentator and has been featured in print and television on Bloomberg, CNBC and NBC, in print in the Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Forbes, Techcrunch, Marie Claire, STAT, and more, and has delivered keynote addresses at major industry conferences. She was named a "Top 30 Under 40 in Healthcare" by Business Insider and "Top Senior Woman to Watch in Venture Capital" by the Wall Street Journal in 2021, "Top 50 in Digital Health" by Rock Health and 40 Under 40 by Fortune Magazine in 2022.

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Speaker profile last updated by AAE Talent Team on 02/16/2024.

Deena Shakir Videos

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    Spotlight on Innovation | Deena Shakir | The Impact of Investing in Women's Health Innovation. 8 views 1 month ago.
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