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Fred Dillon

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Head of Advisory Services / Staff

As Head of Advisory Services, Fred Dillon scopes and leads advising engagements that lend Hopelab’s expertise in research, design, and co-creation to our portfolio companies and organizations. Fred has more than 20 years of public policy, communications, and product development experience. Prior to joining Hopelab, he worked for over a decade at the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, ultimately serving as the Director for Public Policy and Communications, where he led the agency’s advocacy efforts for people living with HIV/AIDS and those at risk for HIV infection. Fred is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied Social Welfare and Public Policy.

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LGBTQ+

As a proud partner with It Gets Better’s mission to uplift and inspire the LGBTQ+ community globally, it was a tremendous privilege to chat with this vibrant and remarkable set of youth leaders, who are paving the way for their Gen Z community.

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Behavior Change

Research indicates that interventions in childhood can reduce long-term health and social costs.

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Behavior Change

There are plenty of apps that help you gain control over your pill schedule or track your weight loss – but what apps have you seen that help you gain a sense of control over your destiny?

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Mental Health

How might we use mobile to foster healthy connections between ourselves, even if it means putting our phones down?

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