Alicia Chong Rodriguez

Health care technology entrepreneur
TED Fellow Alicia Chong Rodriguez is building a bra that could save your life.

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Engineer Alicia Chong Rodriguez is founder of Bloomer Tech, a company transforming everyday bras into smart medical devices that gather often-overlooked data on heart disease in women, a frequently misdiagnosed and under-researched killer. She has dual degrees in electrical engineering and computer science along with integrated design and management from MIT, where she researched sex-specific, computationally generated, cardiac biomarkers at the MIT Computational Cardiovascular Research Group.

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Shaping the future: Notes from the TED Fellows Session of TEDMonterey

August 3, 2021

The TED Fellows are known to be a range of multifaceted souls, making possible the impossible. The eight speakers and one performance on stage at TEDMonterey exemplified this year’s (and every year’s) cohort of amazing people shaping the future and rising to the challenge of making the world better than it’s been left. The event: […]

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