OSMI founder Ed Finkler will be giving his talk Stronger Than Fear: Mental Health in the Developer Community on Wednesday at 11:30am, right after the morning break. If you're at LoopConf as well, come say hi.
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Glad the holidays are over? So are we. Tryptophan-induced food coma isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, and Black Friday Deals are overhyped and overrated. Just don’t forget that you can still support OSMI anytime by shopping on Amazon through the AmazonSmile program. Set us as your charity once, and then all you have to do is remember to shop through smile.amazon.com rather than just amazon.com. It’s easy!
Amazon Smile is a program where Amazon donates a small % of every sale to a non-profit of your choice. There is no extra cost to you! Just remember to shop Amazon from our Amazon Smile Link:
Last week, our friends at Mental Health America participated in a fantastic Twitter chat with folks from the American Psychological Association's Public Interest Directorate, SmokefreeUs, and the Veterans Health Administration, US Department of Veterans Affairs. The theme was helping people quit smoking for a happier, healthier new year, and several of the questions focused specifically on how mental health plays a role in smoking habits and cessation. The graphic above provided by Mental Health America is particularly illuminating.
Check out the rest of the conversation on Twitter:
Tomorrow, January 31st, 2017, at 6pm PST, OSMI board member Dr. Jennifer Akullian, Psychologist and People Developer at Keen IO, will be joined by Julia Nguyen, Founder of if me and Software Engineer at IndieGogo, John Cutler, Senior Product Manager at ZenDesk, and Erin Frey, cofounder and CEO of Kip, for an evening of short talks, Q&A and open discussion, and mingling. The focus will be on the following topics:
The event is free and open to the public. It will take place at the Keen IO office located at 1458 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103.
More information is available on EventBrite.