Rakhshita Dhar


Rakhshita Dhar is Senior Director of Venture Investments Health at Leaps by Bayer, where she is responsible for developing investment cases, search and evaluation and executing healthcare focused investments for Leaps. Prior to Leaps, Ms. Dhar was Director of Business Development at Roche Pharmaceuticals where she led collaborations with Dyno Therapeutics and Rheos Biosciences. Previously, she served in Innovation Sciences at MassBio developing an accelerator program for life science startups. She currently sits on the boards of Deka Biosciences, Gro Bio, Bloom science and Edifice Health.

Ms. Dhar received her MA in molecular biology from Georgetown University and holds a BS in biochemistry from Mumbai University.

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