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Thursday, September 20 • 4:00pm - 4:45pm
Mental health in tech: Storytime — [career]

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Jenna Quindica was working at her third startup when she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Her journey has been a rocky one, marked by medication changes, mental health days, and more. She wouldn't have been able to maintain her full-time software engineering job without help, support, and encouragement from her manager and coworkers. Jenna will share how she navigated a diagnosis and now a chronic, mental illness. This is a story with a happy ending. Attendees will walk away feeling more comfortable discussing mental health in the workplace and everyday life.

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Jenna Quindica

Software engineer, Basis
Jenna Quindica is a multiracial woman, born and raised in Hawaii, who has worked at startups exclusively her whole career. She's a Cornell- and self-taught software engineer whose focus is on product and data scale. Jenna loves Broadway and is seen in her natural habitat rapping Hamilton... Read More →

Thursday September 20, 2018 4:00pm - 4:45pm EDT
Baluster Wayfair, 4 Copley Place, 7th floor, Boston, MA 02116