Alina Predescu brings 14 years of experience in molecular biology and is currently pursuing an MBA with a focus in Healthcare Administration and Management at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School while working as a Research Technician at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Alina is passionate about bringing together multidisciplinary teams to work efficiently. With that goal she is the founder and president of Carey Connect, a student group with the mission of connecting Carey students with alumni, industry leaders and students from other universities. She is also the vice president and volunteer with the Medical and Educational Perspectives (MEP), a student organization that provides training and support for development, evaluation and commercialization of affordable medical devices designed for at-need communities. Most recently she joined the Hopkins Biotech Network as director of events and outreach to improve opportunities for students in the various Johns Hopkins Institutions.