Emily Zhen is a principal leading the Health Equity investing vertical at Zeal Capital Partners. Zeal Capital Partners invests in diverse management teams at the seed and Series A stages reimagining the building blocks of wealth, from healthcare to education and employment to financial health, that turbocharge economic mobility. Prior to Zeal, Emily was a healthcare VC and growth investor at NEA where she invested from seed stage to growth/public. Previously, she was a healthcare investment banker at Goldman Sachs and worked in various operating roles in digital health, clinical research, and government. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with dual degrees in biology and business from The Wharton School. Advancing health equity and promoting diversity is a personal mission for Emily, as a first-generation American. She is an advisor for Gold House’s Gold Rush Accelerator for Asian American Pacific Islander founders and the healthcare co-lead for Emerging Venture Capitalists Association.