Featured Session: Embracing Mental Wellness at Home & in the Workplace

Jen Gotch, author & ban.do founder, is a creative powerhouse and an advocate for mental health and emotional well-being. She openly shares her experiences with depression and anxiety on social media, and makes bold efforts to build a transparent, supportive workplace culture focused around mental wellness. In this one-on-one chat, Jen shares her personal journey, dives into how fostering a healthy online community can create positive conversations around mental health, and how she balances professional and personal responsibilities as a mental health advocate. Meet and greet to immediately follow the session.

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Jen Gotch


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Rina Raphael

Freelance (NYT, LATimes, WSJ, Men's Health etc)

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