Afton Vechery

National Leadership Council: Afton Vechery


Science Talent Search 2007
International Science and Engineering Fair 2005

Afton is the CEO and Co-founder of Modern Fertility, the women’s health company making personalized, proactive fertility information more accessible to women everywhere whether they are trying for kids or not. The company’s core offering is an at-home fertility hormone test that gives women ongoing insight into fertility and how it’s changing over time. Modern Fertility also supports women with Pregnancy and Ovulation tests and digital tools like the Modern Community as well as a free mobile app. Modern Fertility was awarded Fast Company’s Most Innovative Healthcare Company in the world in 2019.

Previously, Afton worked in healthcare private equity, strategic operations at various health tech startups, and product at 23andMe. Afton is a graduate of Wake Forest University with degrees in Neuroscience, Business & Entrepreneurship.