Maria holds a bachelor’s degree in biology with a specialization in cell- and molecular biology from NTNU. During her time at NTNU she also had several voluntary positions such as in student welfare and politics. She was recruited as CFO in the international organization Science and Technology Leadership Association (STeLA), in the European Branch, after being a participant at their leadership conference at Stanford University. Her interest in entrepreneurship was sparked by an internship as a business developer in the company Glucoset. Maria has a passion for creating new solutions to improve people’s everyday lives, and has a special interest in medical technology.