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For the Media: Experts Available for Interview

As our community responds to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Hopelab research, strategy, and design experts are available to discuss the societal impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and their effect on the health, well-being, and happiness of teens and young adults. 

To schedule interviews or reach an expert on deadline, please contact Robin Raskob at 415-425-5654 or robin@hopelab.org

Expertise areas include: 

  • Mental health, loneliness, behavioral health 
  • Gen Z
  • Social media and digital health as an intervention 
  • Philanthropy, nonprofit, health tech 
  • Health equity 
  • Resilience-building techniques 
  • Designing and co-creating with young people 

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