Damita is an Intern with Matū, supporting the research team’s work in due diligence and advisory work. Her internship is supported by the Momentum programme.
She has an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science from the University of Auckland, and is currently studying towards a Masters of Bioscience Enterprise. Damita’s areas of focus include microbiology, immunology, and genetics. She has also previously interned at the Auckland Bioengineering Institute, conducting market validation both quantitatively and qualitatively to support the commercialisation of medical devices.