VP of Research & Strategic Engagement, NVCA
Maryam Haque, Vice President of Research & Strategic Engagement at the National Venture Capital Association
Maryam Haque serves as the Vice President of Research and Strategic Engagement at the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). She provides strategic leadership related to venture capital research and data to support NVCA’s mission of advocating for policies that empower entrepreneurs and their investors, and serving as the definitive resource for venture capital data. She produces the annual NVCA Yearbook, creates data-driven content to quantify the size and impact of the venture industry, and frequently publishes insights on the NVCA blog. Maryam also provides strategic leadership as it relates to NVCA’s engagement with the venture ecosystem and long-term growth.
Prior to joining NVCA, Maryam was the Senior Director of Research for EMPEA, the global industry association for private capital in emerging markets. In this role, she oversaw and managed the organization’s full suite of research and data products and services, helping to elevate EMPEA’s visibility in the private capital industry both at home and abroad. While at EMPEA, she founded the DC Women in Private Equity and Venture Capital Group, which serves as a professional networking group of 70+ women from the DC area that are active in the private equity and venture capital industries.
Maryam started her career in the Private Equity and Venture Capital division of Dow Jones & Company in San Francisco, where she primarily supported its flagship product VentureSource in various research capacities. At Dow Jones, she co-authored the study “Women at the Wheel: Do Female Executives Drive Start-up Success?” which examined the impact female senior executives have had on the success of venture-backed companies.
Maryam holds a Bachelor of Science in Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University.